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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #8,914
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VersionDistribution 50.29% 14.43% 6.10% 24.35% 4.83%

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Asus FaceID

What is Asus FaceID?

FaceID from Asus is installed with various PC laptop models and provides the ability for the user to login to Windows using the webcam by snapping a picture of the users face which is registered with the software. If the various points of the face match, the user is logged in.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is hwfacekey.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 77.63 MB (81,398,373 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ASUS.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS FaceID
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C4071085-DDF0-403F-90F9-27582FC22C9B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 77.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Asus FaceID

Program executable:hwfacekey.exe
Name:ASUS FaceID
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\asus faceid\hwfacekey.exe
Additional files:
  • ScreenHelper.dll - ScreenHelper
  • ResourceDic.dll (by Hanwang Technology Co.,Ltd) - ResourceDic
  • HWFaceKeyDB.dll (by Hanwang Technology Co.,Ltd) - HWFaceID (HWfaceID DB Wrapping)
  • HWFaceKeyEngine.dll - HWfaceID Reco Engine Wrapping
  • HWFRAPI.dll - For Face Recognition

How do I remove Asus FaceID?

You can uninstall Asus FaceID 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 Asus FaceID, 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 Asus FaceID.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 55.89%
Windows 10 Home 31.38%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.89%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.89%
Windows 10 Pro 0.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.80%
  Italy 20.60%
  France 11.82%
  Netherlands 4.97%
  Germany 4.27%
  Australia 2.57%
  Belgium 2.46%
  Canada 2.46%
  Sweden 2.34%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  Spain 1.58%
  Saudi Arabia 1.58%
  DK 1.29%
  Malaysia 1.17%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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