84,285,534 programs installed

Should I remove Basic Webcam?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #49,364
United States Rank #30,620
Reach 0.0015%


VersionDistribution 34.48% 62.07% 3.45%

Basic Webcam


Basic Webcam is a program developed by PC Camera. 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 main program executable is AMCap.exe. The setup package is about 1.07 MB (1,117,115 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 89% of users of Basic Webcam come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Basic Webcam\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\9\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{701FD972-904D-458E-A7E5-6F1F13F3D946} /l1033
Estimated size: 1.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Basic Webcam

Program executable:AMCap.exe
Name:DirectX 9.0 Sample
Capture Application (Sample)
Path:C:\Program Files\Basic Webcam\AMCap.exe
  • AMCap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AMCap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D3BCF221-6DEE-4F24-96C5-0FC7D4B9D514}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Basic Webcam?

Quickly and completely remove Basic Webcam from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Basic 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Basic Webcam, 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 Basic Webcam.

Win 7 (SP1) 31%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 34.48%
Windows 10 24.14%
Windows Vista 24.14%
Windows XP 17.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 10 Home 10.34%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.13%
  United Kingdom 6.52%
  MA 2.17%
  South Africa 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 52.17%
Dell 17.39%
ASUS 8.70%
Toshiba 8.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 4.35%
Micro-Star MS-7529 4.35%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1423w 4.35%
Hewlett-Packard p6653w 4.35%
HP Elite 7500 Series MT 4.35%
Gigabyte X48-DQ6 4.35%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.