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Should I remove Eyeline Video System?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
30% remove it70% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,132
United States Rank #20,264
Reach 0.0090%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.36 days
453.11 days >
Average installed length: 238.08 days


1.20 51.41%

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Eyeline Video System

What is Eyeline Video System?

From the EULA: " During installation of this download you will be given the option to install closely related programs from the NCH Software suite. These are optional and you can select what you want depending on your requirements."

About  (from NCH Software)

Our EyeLine Video Surveillance Software puts the power of security in your hands. Whether you’re using it to monitor your home or to manage security for a large corporation, this powerful system provides priceless peace of mind. EyeLine works on Windows and is compatible with cameras that have Windows drivers, USB ca...  Read more


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 eyeline.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 1.63 MB (1,706,843 bytes).
Eyeline Video System has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com/surveillance/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Eyeline
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Eyeline\eyeline.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 1.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Eyeline Video System

Program executable:eyeline.exe
Eyeline Video System
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\eyeline\eyeline.exe
Additional files:
  • eyelinesetup_v1.17.exe - Eyeline (Eyeline Video System)
  • eyelinesetup_v1.18.exe
  • eyelinesetup_v1.19.exe
  • eyelinesetup_v1.20.exe
  • insetup_v1.14.exe
  • insetup_v1.15.exe
  • insetup_v1.16.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • insetup_v1.04.exe
  • insetup_v1.10.exe
  • insetup_v1.11.exe
  • insetup_v1.13.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • eyeline.exe is scheduled as a task named 'EyelineReminder' (Next runs on 1/01/0001 at 12:00 AM).
  • eyeline.exe runs as a service named 'Eyeline Video System' (EyelineService) "Allows Eyeline Video System to run in the background if required.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • eyeline.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Eyeline\eyeline.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0029716839%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00200266%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00096903%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Eyeline Video System?

You can uninstall Eyeline Video System 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 Eyeline Video System, 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 Eyeline Video System.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 30%
Keep it 70%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.41%
Windows 10 18.08%
Windows XP 10.73%
Windows Vista 6.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.57%
Windows 7 Professional 10.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.86%
Windows 8.1 7.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.98%
  United Kingdom 9.30%
  Australia 7.44%
  Germany 5.58%
  Italy 3.72%
  France 2.33%
  Brazil 1.86%
  Canada 1.86%
  Belgium 1.40%
  India 1.40%
  Spain 1.40%
  Netherlands 1.40%
  South Africa 0.93%
  Mexico 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.86%
Hewlett-Packard 23.28%
Dell 14.66%
ASUS 8.62%
Intel 5.17%
Toshiba 4.31%
American Megatrends 4.31%
Lenovo 4.31%
Samsung 1.72%
Alienware 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
ASUSTeK K54C 1.90%
eMachines EL1352 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.90%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.90%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.90%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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