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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46
United States Rank #45
Reach 7.6684%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.89 days
439.18 days >
Average installed length: 230.75 days


6.0.4601.0 0.00% 0.06% 0.02% 0.00% 1.29% 0.02% 0.07% 0.02% 0.32% 0.06% 0.04% 3.12% 0.04% 0.03% 0.07% 2.33% 0.13% 0.07%
5.0.5118.0 0.01% 0.07% 0.01% 1.58% 1.40% 0.48% 1.66% 0.32%
5.0.3618.0 0.00%
5.0.3201.0 0.00% 6.08%
5.0.2931.0 0.00% 0.69% 0.65% 0.11% 3.59% 1.25% 0.79% 1.08%
5.0 0.00% 0.06% 0.17% 0.00% 0.07% 0.01% 0.02% 0.02% 0.39% 0.22% 0.52% 0.05% 0.21%
4.1.6009 0.01%
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CyberLink YouCam

What is CyberLink YouCam?  (from CyberLink)

Experience all the fun features and effects you can use when chatting with friends, or powerful utilities to enhance your work presentations, tutorials or video conferencing. YouCam has it all - for work, play and everything in between. YouCam Mobile is the first application of its kind to truly enable Windows 8 system...  Read more


CyberLink YouCam is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is, with over 74% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named YouCam.exe. The setup package generally installs about 64 files and is usually about 28.95 MB (30,354,408 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of CyberLink YouCam come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
CyberLink YouCam is typically pre-installed with Lenovo computers.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Lenovo PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for Lenovo computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{01FB4998-33C4-4431-85ED-079E3EEFE75D}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 28.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink YouCam

Program executable:YouCam.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam\YouCam.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CES_Picture.dll - Cyberlink Picture in Picture Module (Cyberlink Picture in Picture Library)
  • CES_Template.dll - Cyberlink Layer Template Module (Cyberlink Layer Template Library)
  • libMoDet.dll - libTrack Dynamic Link Library
  • libTrack.dll
  • CES_PlugIn_2.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_2 (CES System PlugIn 2)
  • CES_PlugIn_3.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_3 (CES System PlugIn 3)
  • CES_PlugIn_4.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_4 (CES System PlugIn 4)
  • CES_PlugIn_5.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_5 (CES System PlugIn 5)
  • CES_PlugIn_6.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn 6 (CES System PlugIn 6)
  • CES_PlugIn.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn (CES System PlugIn)
  • REGX.dll - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • CES_Title2.dll - CES Title2 Library Module (CES Title2 Library)
  • YouCamService.exe - YouCamService Application (CyberLink YouCam Service)
  • ces_pluginhost.dll - cyberlink CES_PlugInHost (CES_PlugInHost)
  • YouCamTray.exe - CyberLink YouCam Tray
  • YCMediaCache.dll - cyberlink MediaCache (MediaCache)
  • YCMMirage.exe - YCMMirag Application (YouCam Mirage)
  • CES_ParticleEngine.dll - ces particle engine
  • CES_ParticlePlugin.dll - pfx default plugin
  • YouCam.exe - CyberLink YouCam
  • TaskSchedulerEX.exe - TaskSchedulerEX
  • CLWFLService.exe - CLWFLService (CyberLink Webcam Face Login Service)
  • Youcam_webcam_camera_video.exe - YouCam
  • YouCamService6.exe
  • CLWFLService6.exe
  • Youcam6_webcam_camera_video.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • YouCam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF4EF3E2-794B-40C4-ACE2-97A0C814DC8A}' (runs on registration).
  • YouCamService.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4C13BC4E-C2F8-4F03-B050-DF40A52BEB36}' (runs on registration).
  • Youcam_webcam_camera_video.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BBE83626-7C05-40F3-9048-913F32779F3F}' (runs on registration).
  • Youcam6_webcam_camera_video.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD6DAA6F-092E-4240-BC50-A7A456A257D3}' (runs on registration).
  • YCMMirage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CDADA0E2-BD84-46FF-9017-73104873E1A8}' (runs on registration).
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • YCMMirage.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named YouCam Mirage.
  • YouCamService.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
  • YouCamService6.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named YCMServiceAgent.
4 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • YouCamService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YouCam Service' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam\YouCamService.exe" /s.
  • YouCam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YouCam Tray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam\YouCam.exe" /s.
  • YCMMirage.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YCMMirage.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\YouCam\YCMMirage.exe".
  • YouCamTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YouCam Tray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam\YouCamTray.exe" /s.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • YCMMirage.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam\YCMMirage.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.7 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001892651%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005446%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00013481%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:214,094
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:74 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.81 MB
Total CPU:0.0003916266%
Kernel CPU:0.00016756%
User CPU:0.00022407%
CPU cycles/sec:2,209
I/O reads/min:30 Bytes
Memory:2.16 MB
Total CPU:0.0011957011%
Kernel CPU:0.00059344%
User CPU:0.00060226%
CPU cycles/sec:7,720,830
I/O reads/min:1.55 KB

How do I remove CyberLink YouCam?

You can uninstall CyberLink YouCam 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 CyberLink YouCam, 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 CyberLink YouCam.

Win 10 50%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.39%
Windows 7 45.92%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Windows XP 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.56%
Windows 8.1 19.86%
Windows 10 Home 15.80%
Windows 8 6.03%
Windows 7 Professional 3.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.37%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  Italy 4.60%
  Germany 4.35%
  France 3.26%
  Canada 3.10%
  Australia 1.72%
  Brazil 1.65%
  India 1.26%
  Netherlands 1.13%
  Spain 1.04%
  Mexico 1.03%
  Belgium 0.85%
  Sweden 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 82.76%
Samsung 10.14%
Medion 2.25%
Lenovo 1.78%
Acer 1.57%
Dell 0.73%
MSI 0.32%
ASUS 0.16%
Alienware 0.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.32%
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.91%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 6.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.72%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.22%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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