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Should I remove Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,441
United States Rank #2,472
Reach 0.2564%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.72 days
286.82 days >
Average installed length: 150.70 days


VersionDistribution 1.23% 0.08% 3.52% 0.02% 14.60% 0.32% 0.28% 0.06% 11.63% 0.34% 0.22% 1.92% 4.39% 24.48% 1.50% 0.61% 14.70% 0.75% 0.02% 0.77% 0.34% 0.12% 0.02% 1.86% 0.02% 0.18% 9.04% 1.39% 1.31% 0.20% 0.51% 0.26% 0.10% 3.23%

Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba

What is Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba?

Camera Assistant is a computer program that allows a user to operate the built-in web camera that came with most Toshiba computers. Though Camera Assistant Software comes pre-installed on Toshiba computers it is possible to uninstall it.


The most used version is, 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 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 traybar.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 61.84 MB (64,841,542 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chicony.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{37C866E4-AA67-4725-9E95-A39968DD7960}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009
Estimated size: 61.84 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba

Program executable:traybar.exe
Name:Chicony traybar
Path:C:\Program Files\camera assistant software for toshiba\traybar.exe
Additional files:
  • SNCTRL.exe - Chicony RD Center SNCTRL (SNCTRL)
  • DrvInst.exe - Chicony Driver Installation Utility (Driver Installation Utility)
  • ClientPropertyPageLIB.dll - ClientPropertyPageLIB Dynamic Link Library (ClientPropertyPageLIB DLL)
  • fixAVITag.exe - Chicony FixAVITag (FixAVITag)
  • CEC_MAIN.exe
  • ceccmdll.dll - CM DLL
  • clear.exe - CM_MAIN_APP
  • FixUVC.exe
  • hookdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • traybar.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BB4E06D2-3417-4AC4-A5FE-35F89570DE59}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • traybar.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'traybar.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\camera assistant software for toshiba\traybar.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • traybar.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Camera Assistant Software' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba\traybar.exe" /start.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • traybar.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba\traybar.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001434851%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014198%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000150%
0.015104% average
Memory:30.67 MB
Total CPU:0.0001723790%
Kernel CPU:0.00011347%
User CPU:0.00005891%

How do I remove Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba?

You can uninstall Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba 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 Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba, 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 Camera Assistant Software for Toshiba.

Win Vista (SP2) 61%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 69.44%
Windows 7 24.09%
Windows XP 3.48%
Windows 10 2.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 62.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.40%
Windows 7 Professional 3.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.28%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.86%
  United Kingdom 7.67%
  France 6.36%
  Canada 5.34%
  Germany 4.49%
  Australia 3.15%
  Italy 2.01%
  Portugal 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Spain 1.62%
  Poland 1.54%
  Belgium 1.36%
  Greece 0.85%
  Mexico 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 96.13%
ASUS 1.07%
Acer 0.95%
Hewlett-Packard 0.93%
Dell 0.91%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 9.20%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 8.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 6.58%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 5.84%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 5.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 5.23%

About Chicony Electronics Co.,Ltd

Chicony Electronics is an electronics manufacturer whose products include input devices, power supplies and digital image products.
Publisher URL: www.chicony.com.tw


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