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Should I remove Hercules Webcam Deluxe?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,755
Reach 0.0079%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.67 days
550.67 days >
Average installed length: 289.33 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Hercules Webcam Deluxe

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Hercules Webcam Deluxe is a program developed by Hercules. 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 remove_signing.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 1.74 MB (1,823,770 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 40% of users of Hercules Webcam Deluxe come from France, it is also popular in Germany and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hercules\Webcam Deluxe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E6F043EB-FEF5-4C34-95AF-99B3EB68F7D9}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040c -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.74 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Hercules Webcam Deluxe

Program executable:remove_signing.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hercules\Webcam Deluxe\remove_signing.exe
Additional files:
  • highgui110.dll - Open Source Computer Vision Library. (Small GUI & Video library for OpenCV samples)
  • cv110.dll - Open Source Computer Vision Library (The vision component of OpenCV)
  • cvaux110.dll - The exterimental OpenCV functions
  • cxcore110.dll - The core component of OpenCV
  • NewSound.dll (by Guillemot) - Hercules Webcam Station Evolution (Hercules Webcam Station Evolution dll)
  • st50220.dll - snusbapi Dynamic Link Library (snusbapi DLL)
  • HWCmsgbx.dll (by Guillemot) - msgbx Dynamic Link Library
  • WebCamAudioProperties.dll - Web Cam Station2 & related (Audio Properties Dialog)
  • 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
  • WebCamUSBMonitor.dll - WebcamUSBMonitor Library
  • XtrCtrl.exe
  • XtrCtrlDEU.dll
  • XtrCtrlESP.dll
  • XtrCtrlFRA.dll
  • XtrCtrlITA.dll
  • XtrCtrlNLD.dll
  • XtrCtrlPTB.dll
  • XtrCtrlRUS.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • BurnerApLib.dll (by Sonix) - sonix BurnerApLib (BurnerApLib)
  • GUStrLib.dll - Guillemot Tools (Guillemot String Tools Library)
  • hdrvupd.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hdrvupd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4DAA337B-D9CD-4863-9EB6-CC63861E164C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • XtrCtrl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CamserviceOG' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hercules\Deluxe Optical Glass\XtrCtrl.exe /startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • XtrCtrl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hercules\Deluxe Optical Glass\XtrCtrl.exe'.

How do I remove Hercules Webcam Deluxe?

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Or, you can uninstall Hercules Webcam Deluxe 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hercules Webcam Deluxe, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Webcam Deluxe.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.32%
Windows 10 23.53%
Windows Vista 5.23%
Windows XP 3.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.17%
Windows 7 Professional 21.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.54%
Windows 10 Home 6.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.30%
Windows 8.1 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 40.00%
  Germany 18.13%
  United States 12.50%
  TN 6.25%
  Spain 3.75%
  Netherlands 3.75%
  Italy 3.13%
  Belgium 2.50%
  DZ 1.25%
  BG 0.63%
  Brazil 0.63%
  Canada 0.63%
  Czech Republic 0.63%
  Finland 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.79%
Dell 18.03%
Hewlett-Packard 16.39%
ASUS 8.20%
American Megatrends 6.56%
Toshiba 3.28%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.85%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.88%
MSI MS-7817 2.88%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 1.92%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 1.92%
Acer Aspire M5800/M3800 1.92%


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