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Should I remove ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,243
United States Rank #2,510
Reach 0.2839%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.73 days
228.16 days >
Average installed length: 119.88 days


VersionDistribution 17.44% 10.29% 55.15% 0.39% 0.23% 0.04% 16.30% 0.16%

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ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager

What is ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager?

The ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager is a utility for sharing the integrated webcam with multiple applications simultaneously. This product is typically preinstalled on various HP notebooks.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is uarccapture.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 22.2 MB (23,273,444 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ArcSoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Arcsoft\Virtual Camera Driver\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{190A7D93-3823-439C-91B9-ADCE3EC2A6A2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager

Program executable:uarccapture.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\virtual camera driver\driver\x64\vcaprender\uarccapture.exe
Additional files:
  • MyDevCon.exe - ArcSoft Magic-i (Magic-i Driver Wrapped Dll(Win32))
  • RegVCap.exe - RegBuild (RegTool Microsoft)
  • ArcSyncIPC.dll - ArcSoft WebCam Sharing Manager (Synchronous IPC)
  • arcvcapcoin.dll - ArcSoft Magic-i Driver coinstaller
  • ArcVCapture.dll
  • ASMJPEGDec.dll - LCDecoder.dll
  • RegVCap32.exe
  • RegVCap64.exe
  • VDGraph.dll - ArcVCapture
  • VideoPlugIn.dll - VideoPlugIn

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • uArcCapture.exe runs as a service named 'ArcCapture' (uArcCapture) "Monitor the status of the webcam on PC startup.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014962196%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00074189%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00075433%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager?

You can uninstall ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager 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 ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager, 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 ArcSoft Webcam Sharing Manager.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.41%
Windows 10 7.30%
Windows XP 0.27%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 64.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Windows 10 Pro 4.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.10%
Windows 10 Home 1.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.46%
  France 3.92%
  Germany 3.01%
  Netherlands 2.95%
  United Kingdom 2.64%
  Czech Republic 2.53%
  Canada 2.35%
  Italy 2.19%
  Sweden 2.03%
  South Africa 1.76%
  Belgium 1.71%
  Brazil 1.46%
  Australia 1.46%
  Norway 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.15%
Acer 0.34%
Dell 0.22%
ASUS 0.18%
Lenovo 0.09%
Intel 0.02%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 23.78%
HP ProBook 4520s 8.05%
HP ProBook 4540s 7.35%
HP ProBook 4730s 5.77%
HP ProBook 6560b 4.21%
HP EliteBook 8460p 4.08%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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