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Should I remove HP Webcam?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,117
United States Rank #13,482
Reach 0.0499%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.66 days
786.34 days >
Average installed length: 413.16 days


5.8.55000.0 0.20%
5.8.54000.0 0.10%
5.8.50002.1 3.46%
5.8.39017.0 48.42%
5.8.39008.0 6.41%
5.8.39006.0 0.20%
5.8.39005.0 2.14%
5.8.39004.1 2.54%
5.8.39004.0 32.35%
5.8.37001.0 1.02%
5.8.19003.0 2.75%
5.8.19002.1 0.41%

HP Webcam

What is HP Webcam?

HP Webcam is the software package that includes the required driver, configuration and management utilities to support the webcamera device.


HP Webcam is a software program developed by Sonix. The most common release is 5.8.39017.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named snuvcdsm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 5.37 MB (5,628,264 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 20% of users of HP Webcam come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonix.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\SNP2UVC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{399C37FB-08AF-493B-BFED-20FBD85EDF7F}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.37 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by HP Webcam

Program executable:snuvcdsm.exe
Name:Display Setting Monitor
DisplaySettingMonitor MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\SNP2UVC\snuvcdsm.exe
Additional files:
  • vsnp2uvc.dll - HP Webcam (camext20)
  • snp2TUI.dll - TwainUI Dynamic Link Library (TwainUI DLL)
  • snp2uvc.sys - UVC Camera Streaming Driver
  • sncduvc.sys - USBCAMD for Sonix UVC
  • csnp2uvc.dll - InstallUtil (The utilities for device installation)
  • rsnp2uvc.dll - ResourceDLL

How do I remove HP Webcam?

You can uninstall HP Webcam 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 HP Webcam, 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 HP Webcam.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.51%
Windows Vista 32.22%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 6.50%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.58%
Windows Vista Business 15.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.64%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.47%
  Germany 7.11%
  Italy 6.92%
  France 5.88%
  United Kingdom 4.45%
  Netherlands 3.98%
  MA 3.79%
  Sweden 3.79%
  Spain 3.79%
  Belgium 2.56%
  Finland 2.56%
  Croatia 2.56%
  Poland 2.46%
  Czech Republic 1.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 95.25%
Acer 1.44%
Dell 1.14%
ASUS 1.14%
Lenovo 0.41%
Sahara 0.31%
Toshiba 0.31%
Common models
HP Compaq 6730s 17.58%
HP EliteBook 6930p 11.84%
HP Compaq 6830s 11.02%
HP Compaq 6735s 10.55%
HP EliteBook 8730w 4.57%
HP EliteBook 8530w 4.22%

About (from Sonix)

Since 1986, Sonix has pioneered many of the breakthroughs in image accuracy and process productivity that have helped wafer and chip manufacturers literally transform the world.
Publisher URL: www.sonix.com


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