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Should I remove Acer Crystal Eye webcam?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,445
United States Rank #3,122
Reach 0.2559%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.31 days
481.08 days >
Average installed length: 252.77 days


VersionDistribution 4.14% 4.12% 0.02% 0.50% 0.04% 0.02% 0.10% 2.36% 5.85% 9.84% 0.54% 0.10% 0.54% 10.07% 0.61% 4.70% 1.94% 13.76% 0.56% 1.63% 0.02% 10.09% 6.84% 0.08% 0.16% 5.79% 6.42% 0.02% 0.08% 0.61% 5.12% 0.02%
0.933 0.61%
0.905 0.02%
0.96 0.06%
0.87 0.85%
0.83 0.24%
0.82 0.02%
0.73 1.43%
0.8 0.02%
0.7 0.06%

Acer Crystal Eye webcam

What is Acer Crystal Eye webcam?  (from Liteon)

Many Acer users request assistance using their webcams for taking pictures and video chat. Acer ships Acer Crystal Eye software that will allow you to take still pictures and record video, using the built-in camera. To test if your webcam is working, launch the Acer Crystal Eye software. If you see an image from the Ca...  Read more


Acer Crystal Eye webcam is a program developed by Liteon. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is CrystalEye.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 2.96 MB (3,100,392 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 36% of users of Acer Crystal Eye webcam come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.liteon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acer Crystal Eye webcam\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{51F026FA-5146-4232-A8BA-1364740BD053}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Crystal Eye webcam

Program executable:CrystalEye.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Acer Crystal Eye webcam\CrystalEye.exe
Additional files:
  • CrystalEye.exe
  • st50220.dll - snusbapi Dynamic Link Library (snusbapi DLL)
  • flicker_a.dll (by ALi co.,Ltd) - LiteOn Finction DLL (LiteOn Finction DLL 0,A,0,B)
  • LiteOnFunDll.dll (by ALi co.,Ltd)
  • BurnerApLib.dll (by Sonix) - sonix BurnerApLib (BurnerApLib)
  • SunplusCamera.dll (by ) - CameraAPI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CrystalEye.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9AB0C190-331C-448C-80C9-1780DB907151}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CrystalEye.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acer Crystal Eye webcam\CrystalEye.exe'.

How do I remove Acer Crystal Eye webcam?

You can uninstall Acer Crystal Eye webcam 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acer Crystal Eye webcam, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Acer Crystal Eye webcam.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.01%
Windows 10 9.20%
Windows XP 0.71%
Windows Vista 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.83%
Windows 7 Starter 12.49%
Windows 10 Home 7.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.14%
Windows 7 Professional 2.87%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.19%
  Germany 9.97%
  United Kingdom 9.76%
  Italy 4.87%
  Canada 4.42%
  France 3.62%
  Australia 2.46%
  Spain 2.16%
  Brazil 2.11%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Sweden 2.04%
  Taiwan 1.27%
  Mexico 0.82%
  Norway 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 98.57%
Dell 0.57%
Hewlett-Packard 0.53%
ASUS 0.27%
Sahara 0.06%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742G 10.60%
Acer Aspire 5742 9.28%
Acer Aspire 7741 7.08%
Acer Aspire 5741G 5.43%
Acer Aspire 5742Z 5.39%
Acer AOD255E 4.45%


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