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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2010.03.02 52.17%
2009.03.18 47.83%

Vimicro UVC USB2.0 PC Camera

What is Vimicro UVC USB PC Camera?

This software contains the required WHQL drivers to connect the Vimicro UVC USB2.0 PC Camera to the PC. In addition int installs the configuration and management software for the device.

Overview

The most common release is 2010.03.02, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named VMUVC.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 49.97 MB (52,398,367 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vimicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{71A51A91-E7D3-11DB-A386-005056C00008}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 49.97 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Vimicro UVC USB2.0 PC Camera

Program executable:VMUVC.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC\VMUVC.exe
MD5:06a9abce0beae7cc0743e73855ebb09e
Additional files:
  • VMonitor.exe - VMonitor (Monitor SnapShot Button)
  • amcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • amcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF685724-7D43-47AB-A77E-4D98FDCF7FBF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMonitorVMUVC' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC\VMonitor.exe" VMUVC.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • amcap.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Vimicro\Vimicro USB PC Camera (ZC0301PLH)\amcap.exe'.

How do I remove Vimicro UVC USB PC Camera?

Quickly and completely remove Vimicro UVC USB2.0 PC Camera from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Vimicro UVC USB PC Camera from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Vimicro UVC USB2.0 PC Camera, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Vimicro UVC USB PC Camera.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.81%
Windows 8 12.32%
Windows Vista 5.80%
Windows XP 5.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.64%
Windows 7 Professional 15.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.08% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 27.08%
  United States 12.50%
  Italy 10.42%
  France 6.25%
  Peru 5.56%
  Slovenia 3.47%
  Thailand 3.47%
  RS 3.47%
  Brazil 2.78%
  Austria 2.78%
  Romania 2.78%
  Croatia 2.78%
  UA 2.08%
  Russia 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.05%
Hewlett-Packard 17.72%
GIGABYTE 15.19%
ASUS 15.19%
Dell 11.39%
Medion 10.13%
American Megatrends 3.80%
Intel 2.53%
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Sony VPCZ12C7E 1.12%

About Vimicro

Vimicro is a fabless chip company which specializes in research and development and production and marketing of multimedia processors for PCs and mobile phones.
Publisher URL: www.vimicro.com

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