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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 86.05%
1.00.0000 13.95%

Hercules DualPix Exchange Webcam


Hercules DualPix Exchange Webcam is a program developed by Hercules. The most used version is, 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. 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 ControlUI.exe. The software installer includes 76 files and is usually about 45.29 MB (47,491,241 bytes). libupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. 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 30% of users of Hercules DualPix Exchange Webcam come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hercules\DualPix Exchange
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{04BEFF7A-DF5D-4E49-AB46-BA3D3BE49FCB}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040c -removeonly
Estimated size: 45.29 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Hercules DualPix Exchange Webcam

Program executable:ControlUI.exe
Name:Hercules Zoom Controller
Hercules Zoom Controller Main Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Hercules\DualPix Exchange\ControlUI.exe
Additional files:
  • NewSound.dll (by Guillemot) - Hercules Webcam Station Evolution (Hercules Webcam Station Evolution dll)
  • Station2.exe (by Guillemot) - Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE
  • Station2DEU.dll
  • Station2ESP.dll
  • Station2FRA.dll
  • HWCmsgbx.dll - msgbx Dynamic Link Library
  • WebCamAudioProperties.dll - Web Cam Station2 & related (Audio Properties Dialog)
  • CamService.exe - Hercules Zoom Controller (CamService Application)
  • CamServiceDEU.dll
  • CamServiceESP.dll
  • CamServiceFRA.dll
  • CamServiceITA.dll
  • CamServiceNLD.dll
  • CamServicePTB.dll
  • CamServiceRUS.dll
  • ControlUI.exe - Hercules Zoom Controller Main Application
  • ControlUIDEU.dll
  • ControlUIESP.dll
  • ControlUIFRA.dll
  • ControlUIITA.dll
  • ControlUINLD.dll
  • ControlUIPTB.dll
  • ControlUIRUS.dll
  • ControlUISkin2.dll - Hercules Xtra Controller (Hercules Xtra Controller Main Application)
  • FXCore.dll - Webcam Station Evolution (FXCore Dynamic Link Library)
  • libcmmn.dll - libcmmn Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdate.dll - libupdate Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdateDEU.dll
  • libupdateESP.dll
  • libupdateFRA.dll
  • libupdateITA.dll
  • libupdateNLD.dll
  • libupdatePTB.dll
  • libupdateRUS.dll
  • SkinPack.dll - SkinPack Dynamic Link Library
  • WebCamPropertyWindow.dll - Hercules Webcam property window GUI
  • HWCmwr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Station2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F931D841-B7EB-4EAA-A91C-CDFCB811774F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CamService.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HerculesCamService 4.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CamService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HerculesCamService' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hercules\DualPix Exchange\CamService.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Station2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hercules\DualPix Exchange\Station2.exe'.

How do I remove Hercules DualPix Exchange Webcam?

You can uninstall Hercules DualPix Exchange 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 Hercules DualPix Exchange 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 Hercules DualPix Exchange Webcam.

Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win 10 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 44.19%
Windows 7 32.56%
Windows XP 20.93%
Windows 10 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 34.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.60%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.63%
  France 29.63%
  Germany 22.22%
  Spain 5.56%
  Italy 3.70%
  UG 1.85%
  Belgium 1.85%
  DZ 1.85%
  MF 1.85%
  United Kingdom 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 19.44%
Medion 13.89%
Dell 8.33%
American Megatrends 8.33%
Toshiba 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
Sahara 2.78%
ASUS 2.78%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.56%
MSI MS-7309 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 2.78%
Micro-Star Inc. MS-6566E 2.78%
Samsung R40P/R41P 2.78%
Packard Bell ixtreme M573... 2.78%


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