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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,994
United States Rank #9,052
Reach 0.0507%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.41 days
189.02 days >
Average installed length: 99.32 days


4.2.1 0.40%
4.1.1 0.30%
4.0.5 3.50%
4.0.4 1.00%
3.6.5 0.10%
3.6.4 5.90%
3.6.3 5.60%
3.6.2 4.70%
3.6.0 15.00%
3.5.0 14.30%
3.4.0 11.10%
3.3.10 13.10%
3.3.9 0.90%
3.3.0 11.70% 0.70% 2.30%
3.2 9.40%

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D-Link D-ViewCam

What is D-Link D-ViewCam?  (from D-Link)

D-ViewCam software is included with all mydlink-enabled cameras and allows you to view and manage up to 32 cameras on a single screen using your computer. Plus, with D-ViewCam, you can automatically record and playback detailed video at your own convenience.


D-Link D-ViewCam is a program developed by D-Link. The most used version is 3.6.0, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 RmtDskServer.exe. The software installer includes 109 files and is usually about 97.16 MB (101,880,963 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 38% of users of D-Link D-ViewCam come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-ViewCam
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{440E9F90-0619-4E84-8226-65AD5073AD24}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 97.16 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link D-ViewCam

Program executable:RmtDskServer.exe
Additional files:
  • Backup.exe - D-ViewCam (D-ViewCam Backup System)
  • DBConv.exe - D-ViewCam DBConv
  • DBTools.exe - D-ViewCam DBTools
  • AVSynchronizer.dll (by Vivotek) - AVSynchronizer Dynamic Link Library
  • InputAndDecode.dll - InputAndDecode Dynamic Link Library (InputAndDecode DLL)
  • evt.dll - EventDetector Dynamic Link Library (EventDetector DLL)
  • ffmpeg_codec.dll - ffmpeg_codec Dynamic Link Library
  • LicenseTool.dll - LicenseTool Dynamic Link Library
  • libapr-1.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Apache Portable Runtime Project (Apache Portable Runtime Library)
  • libaprutil-1.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Apache Portable Runtime Utility Library
  • DvdBackup.dll - DvdBackup Dynamic Link Library
  • fisheyesw.dll (by VIVOTEK) - fisheyesw Dynamic Link Library
  • log.dll - LogViewer Dynamic Link Library (LogViewer DLL)
  • DLMalloc.dll - DLMalloc Dynamic Link Library
  • HwStretchDVR.dll - HwStretc Dynamic Link Library
  • libexpatw.dll - expatw Dynamic Link Library
  • Logger.dll - Logger Dynamic Link Library
  • libexpat.dll - expat Dynamic Link Library
  • DataBroker.dll - DataBrok DLL
  • LiveView.exe - Live Viewer
  • LunaSysInfo.dll - LunaSysInfo
  • MainConsole.exe
  • lock.dll - WinLock (Lock Windows)
  • 3gpp.dll
  • aprobj.dll
  • AutoUpgradeClient.dll
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • commonobj.dll
  • E2Authorization.dll
  • E2HttpBase.dll
  • E2HttpCgi.dll
  • evth.dll
  • hooks.dll
  • HwNuuo878.dll
  • IMV1.dll (by ImmerVision) - IMV1 library
  • info-collector.exe
  • libgsm.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • MainConsole.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA885E49-C4CD-4256-9220-5117517F4A0D}' (runs on registration).
  • DBTools.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DF26CFE-2338-489C-8D69-F7FA9A5D333C}' (runs on registration).
  • MainConsole.exe runs as a service named 'ViewCam' (ViewCam).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MainConsole.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '"D:\Program Files (x86)\D-Link\D-ViewCam\MainConsole.EXE"' which loads as "C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-ViewCam\MainConsole.EXE" RunWithWindows.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • MainConsole.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\D-Link\D-ViewCam\MainConsole.exe'.
  • LiveView.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-ViewCam\LiveView.exe'.

How do I remove D-Link D-ViewCam?

You can uninstall D-Link D-ViewCam 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 D-Link D-ViewCam, 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 D-Link D-ViewCam.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.65%
Windows 10 37.46%
Windows XP 4.60%
Windows Vista 3.20%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.51%
Windows 7 Professional 14.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.35%
Windows 10 Home 12.25%
Windows 10 Pro 6.43%
Windows 8.1 5.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.62%
  Italy 10.50%
  France 5.86%
  Canada 5.77%
  Germany 5.69%
  Sweden 5.07%
  Belgium 2.45%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  United Kingdom 2.10%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Australia 1.84%
  Switzerland 1.14%
  Singapore 1.14%
  DK 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.62%
Dell 19.71%
Acer 15.65%
ASUS 12.34%
Lenovo 6.08%
Toshiba 3.31%
Samsung 2.95%
Medion 2.39%
Intel 1.66%
MSI 0.74%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.10%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.03%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.03%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.63%

About D-Link

D-Link is a network adapter vendor and a designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking solutions.
Publisher URL: www.dlink.com


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