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Should I remove Dell Webcam Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,008
United States Rank #2,929
Reach 0.1346%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.00 days
294.98 days >
Average installed length: 154.99 days

Typically installed together

Other programs by Dell

Dell Webcam Manager

What is Dell Webcam Manager?

The Webcam Manager provides basic software and functions to interact with the OEM included Dell webcam.


Dell Webcam Manager is a program developed by Dell. 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 programs's main executable is dellwmgr.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 5.76 MB of memory. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 778.41 KB (797,094 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of Dell Webcam Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dell\dell webcam manager
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F
Estimated size: 778.41 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Webcam Manager

Program executable:dellwmgr.exe
Name:Dell Webcam Manager
Dell Webcam Manager Application
Path:C:\Program Files\dell\dell webcam manager\dellwmgr.exe
Additional files:
  • HookWnd.dll (by Creative Technology Ltd) - Creative Dialog Skin Engine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DellWMgr.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{723E53B6-7FCF-4A59-BBBB-2D0DD8B7FEE2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DellWMgr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DELL Webcam Manager' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DELL\DELL Webcam Manager\DellWMgr.exe" /s.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DellWMgr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DELL Webcam Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Webcam Manager\DellWMgr.exe" /s.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DellWMgr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Webcam Manager\DellWMgr.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.76 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000728952%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004521%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002768%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,260
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:334 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Dell Webcam Manager?

You can uninstall Dell Webcam Manager 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 Dell Webcam Manager, 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 Dell Webcam Manager.

Win Vista (SP2) 53%
Win 7 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 Vista 61.36%
Windows 7 29.91%
Windows 10 4.75%
Windows XP 3.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 47.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.75%
Windows 7 Professional 5.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.41%
  United Kingdom 4.66%
  Canada 4.21%
  France 2.31%
  Germany 2.29%
  Australia 1.98%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Iran 1.79%
  India 1.63%
  Mexico 0.83%
  Netherlands 0.69%
  Italy 0.69%
  Belgium 0.55%
  Spain 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 97.59%
Hewlett-Packard 1.01%
Acer 0.93%
ASUS 0.39%
Alienware 0.08%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 29.58%
Dell XPS M1530 11.26%
Dell Inspiron 1720 9.30%
Dell XPS M1330 6.94%
Dell Inspiron 1520 4.69%
Dell Inspiron 1420 3.84%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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