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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,306
United States Rank #22,299
Reach 0.0070%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.87 days
143.55 days >
Average installed length: 75.42 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.40797 100.00%

Webcam Toy

What is Webcam Toy?

This is a desktop app for the Pokki platform that runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki mobile app-like interface. Pokki Software automatically collects usage information with respect to particular Pokki Apps.

About  (from SweetLabs)

Play with more than 70 fun camera effects and filters, take photos, download to save on your computer or post them straight to Twitter and Facebook! The app should load in a few seconds. Allow access to your web camera when prompted, then choose your webcam from the list available. Next choose a type of effect from the...  Read more

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 98.57 MB (103,356,947 bytes). The installed file HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: https//www.pokki.com/app/Webcam-Toy
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /UNINSTALLd59f5ac9af0889e71b9b8cf7e192076e84ec4b43
Estimated size: 98.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Webcam Toy

  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Host App Service Updater
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Service Host App Updater
  • ServiceStartMenuIndexer.exe - Start Menu Service
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • ServiceHostApp.exe - Service Host App
  • Launcher.dll - Pokki (Pokki support library.)
  • pokki.exe
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ServiceHostAppUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SweetLabs App Platform.
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki.
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppServiceUpdater.exe" /LOGON.
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
  • pokki.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pokki.exe' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe.
3 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #11' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • ServiceHostApp.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #6' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\ServiceHostApp.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #7' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-client-side-p.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pokki' which loads as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com (199.59.149.198 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

StartMenuIndexer.exe
Memory:10.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002254694%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013306%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009241%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,259,178
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:12.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.31 KB
105.02 KB average
HostAppService.exe
Memory:40.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0002938044%
Kernel CPU:0.00013915%
User CPU:0.00015466%
CPU cycles/sec:2,408,796
Switches/sec:4
I/O reads/min:109.91 KB
I/O writes/min:106.14 KB
pokki.exe
Memory:79.58 MB
Total CPU:0.0009914226%
Kernel CPU:0.00042370%
User CPU:0.00056772%
CPU cycles/sec:7,679,896
I/O reads/min:932.54 KB
I/O writes/min:217.3 KB

How do I remove Webcam Toy?

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Or, you can uninstall Webcam Toy 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 Webcam Toy, 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 Webcam Toy.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 92%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 91.84%
Windows 7 8.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.52%
Windows 10 Home 13.40%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 8.25%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.19%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 5.15%
Windows 7 Professional 4.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.06%
  United Kingdom 7.56%
  Italy 5.04%
  India 3.36%
  Philippines 3.36%
  Canada 3.36%
  France 2.52%
  Austria 2.52%
  Germany 2.52%
  MA 1.68%
  Norway 1.68%
  Switzerland 1.68%
  Australia 1.68%
  Spain 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 45.92%
Acer 26.53%
Hewlett-Packard 15.31%
Toshiba 8.16%
Sony 1.02%
Samsung 1.02%
American Megatrends 1.02%
ASUS 1.02%
Common models
LENOVO 80G0 5.21%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.21%
LENOVO 20240 4.17%
LENOVO 20351 3.13%
Acer Aspire E5-571 2.08%
Acer Aspire E5-511 2.08%

About SweetLabs

SweetLabs has two platforms, Pokki, a platform which brings media-rich web apps to the desktop and the OpenCandy Software Network, which offers installer based software bundles through the download and installation process.
Publisher URL: www.pokki.com

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