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Should I remove Dell Webcam Central?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #317
United States Rank #195
Reach 2.4198%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.06 days
326.37 days >
Average installed length: 171.48 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.01.19 0.06%
2.01.18 3.59%
2.01.17 1.97%
2.01.15 4.63%
2.01.12 0.01%
2.01.06 0.02%
2.00.46 1.86%
2.00.44 23.57%
2.00.41 0.22%
2.00.39 0.21%
2.00.36 0.01%
2.00.35 10.04%
2.00.33 1.75%
2.00.13 0.01%
1.40.58 0.04%
1.40.56 0.09%
1.40.54 5.06%
1.40.52 0.02%
1.40.42 0.22%
1.40.40 0.01%
1.40.38 0.04%
1.40.37 0.53%
1.40.35 0.47%
1.40.29 0.03%
1.40.28 4.51%
1.40.22 0.04%
1.40.19 0.08%
1.40.09 0.04%
1.40.06 0.80%
1.40.05 34.76%
1.30.00 0.02%
1.20.10 2.64%
1.20.09 0.01%
1.03.07 0.68%
1.03.04 1.11%
1.02.06 0.58%
1.01.11 0.13%
1.01.04 0.15%

Typically installed together

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Dell Webcam Central

What is Dell Webcam Central?

Dell Webcam Central is pre-installed Dell software with a new PC and is used to record videos and snap photos from the installed web cam.

Overview

Dell Webcam Central is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is 1.40.05, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 programs's main executable is webcamdell2.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 29.81 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 75 files and is usually about 23.57 MB (24,715,039 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 64% of users of Dell Webcam Central come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B
Estimated size: 23.57 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Webcam Central

Program executable:webcamdell2.exe
Name:Dell Webcam Central
WebcamDell2.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\dell webcam\dell webcam central\webcamdell2.exe
MD5:80b62ff105908ec9e4b072afb1cfc824
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • CTThumbnailProvider.dll - CTThumbnailProvider Dynamic Link Library
  • HWAboutU.DLL - Creative Dialog Skin Engine About Box
  • CTPVViewEngU.dll - Photo View and Media Playback Engine (CTPVViewEng)
  • CTSUSDKu.dll - Creative Software AutoUpdate Plugin (CTSUSDK)
  • CTViewCtrl.dll - CTViewCtrl Dynamic Link Library (CTViewCtrl DLL)
  • CTWebUpload.dll - Web Upload Dynamic Link Library (CTWebUpload DLL)
  • CTWebUploadML.dll
  • CTCaptureDe.dll - CTCapture Dynamic Link Library (CTCapture DLL)
  • CTPreview.dll - CTPreview Dynamic Link Library (CTPREVIEW DLL)
  • CTVidHand.dll - CTVidHand Dynamic Link Library (CTVidHand DLL)
  • CTCabu.dll - Creative Technology Ltd CTCab (CTCab)
  • CTLoadRs.dll - CTLoadRs Dynamic Link Library
  • CTSUAppu.exe - Creative Software AutoUpdate (Creative Software AutoUpdate Manager)
  • CTView.dll - CTView Dynamic Link Library (CTVIEW DLL)
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CTFaceT.dll - Creative Live! Cam Suite (Face Tracking Plug-in)
  • CTPanT.dll - Pan Tilt Plug-in
  • CTPicCtrlDe.dll - Picture Control Plug-in
  • CTCheckProcessor.dll - Check Processor Module (Check Processor Module Library)
  • CTVidManU.dll - Creative Video Manager (CTVidMan)
  • MxLibu.dll - Creative Mixer Library
  • RecCtrlU2.exe - Creative Live! Central (Creative Recording Control)
  • CTVCtrls.dll - Video Controls Plugin (Video Controls Plugin Library)
  • CTAvatar.dll - AvatarEffects Plugin (AvatarEffects Plugin Library)
  • CTLiveEffects.dll - Live! Effects Plugin (Live! Effects Plugin Library)
  • CTUpPhotobucket.dll - Photobucket Uploader
  • CTVidFX.dll - VisualEffects Plugin (VisualEffects Plugin Library)
  • CTDShare.dll - DesktopShare Plugin
  • CTIVBasicU.dll - Photo-Video Library (CTIVBasic)
  • WebcamDell.exe - Dell Webcam Central (Dell Webcam Central Application)
  • CTUpMotionbox.dll - Motionbox Uploader
  • CTUpFacebook.dll - Facebook Uploader (Facebook uploader binary)
  • CTMSlide.dll - MediaShow Plugin (MediaShow Plugin Library)
  • CTSUUtil.dll - Creative Utility (Creative Software Update Utility)
  • CTUpBoxnet.dll - Box.net uploader
  • CTUpKinKast.dll - KinKast Uploader
  • CTUpYouTube.dll - YouTube Uploader
  • UtubeUploader.dll
  • CTUpYouku.dll - Youku Uploader
  • CTHOOK.dll - CTHook Plugin
  • CTPrintU.dll - Photo Manager (CTPrint.DLL)
  • CTTDViewU.dll - CTTDViewDll
  • AvatarImport.exe - AvatarImport (AvatarImport Application)
  • CTCtrVdu.dll - Video Stitch (CTCtrVd)
  • ShareEmailU.dll - Share Email (ShareEmail)
  • AVFXImport.exe - AVFXImport (AVFXImport Application)
  • CtAudIfc.dll - Creative Audio Processing Interface
  • CTAudioFX.dll - Creative Audio Effects Plug-in
  • CTPControl.dll - Creative Parental Control Plug-in
  • CtPinMgr.dll - Creative Setting and Effect Plug-in Manager
  • CTFramePlayerObjectU.dll (by Reallusion) - CTFramePlayerObject Dynamic Link Library (CTFramePlayerObject DLL)
  • CTExtendModule.dll (by Reallusion) - CTExtendModule Dynamic Link Library (CTExtendModule DLL)
  • CTPlayerObjectU.dll - CTPlayerObject Dynamic Link Library (CrazyTalk PlayerObject Program)
  • CTDOMemHelper.dll - CTDOMemHelper Dynamic Link Library (CTDOMemHelper DLL)
  • AVFX3Lib.dll (by EyePower Games) - Advanced VideoFX (Advanced VideoFX Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WebcamDell2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E2AA93F2-3DB4-43B0-8A84-E01F24D9D2D9}' (runs on registration).
  • CTSUAppu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{66B741EF-13FB-46A6-BFCD-77B1DE44881C}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • WebcamDell.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Dell Webcam Central' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell.exe" /mode2.
  • WebcamDell2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Dell Webcam Central' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell2.exe" /mode2.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

webcamdell2.exe
Memory:29.81 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005314440%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00028675%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024470%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:63,536
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:600 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Dell Webcam Central?

Quickly and completely remove Dell Webcam Central from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dell Webcam Central 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 Dell Webcam Central, 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 Dell Webcam Central.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#317

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.04%
Windows 8 2.95%
Windows Vista 2.28%
Windows XP 0.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.80%
Windows 7 Professional 17.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.81%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.83%
Windows 7 Starter 1.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.72%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  Brazil 3.01%
  India 2.90%
  Canada 2.57%
  France 2.13%
  Germany 1.77%
  Israel 1.54%
  Iran 1.52%
  Australia 1.39%
  Mexico 0.96%
  Netherlands 0.90%
  Belgium 0.74%
  Japan 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 98.57%
Hewlett-Packard 0.59%
Acer 0.41%
Alienware 0.24%
ASUS 0.08%
Lenovo 0.05%
Sahara 0.03%
GIGABYTE 0.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 10.06%
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.65%
Dell Inspiron 1545 5.80%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 4.71%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 4.46%
Dell Inspiron N5050 3.78%

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative designs, manufactures and distributes digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
Publisher URL: us.creative.com

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