84,285,534 programs installed

Should I remove Microsoft LifeCam?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #550
United States Rank #579
Reach 1.2388%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.79 days
672.25 days >
Average installed length: 353.21 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.25.512.0 11.96%
4.20.241.0 0.20%
4.00.640.0 0.00%
3.60.253.0 35.15%
3.50.242.0 0.11%
3.22.270.0 49.35%
3.21.263.0 0.90%
3.20.259.0 0.17%
3.0.215.0 1.67%
2.91.143.0 0.02%
2.7.569.0 0.28%
2.4.542.0 0.18%
2.0.431.0 0.00%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft LifeCam

What is Microsoft LifeCam?

The LifeCam is a Webcam from Microsoft for home PC users available in various models. Its special features include an embedded microphone and integration with Windows Live Messenger, thus enabling direct Internet support. All models of Lifecam have a Windows Live Call button that causes Windows Live Messenger to initiate a video call. It is available for both laptops and desktops.

Overview

The most used version is 3.22.270.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 101 files and is usually about 1.16 MB (1,220,608 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: www.microsoft.com/hardware/support/default.mspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft lifecam\effects\visual
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6965A8D2-465D-4F98-9FAA-0E9E2348F329}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.16 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft LifeCam

  • 02funnyfaces_alien.dll - Microsoft LifeCam (02_FunnyFaces_Alien.dll)
  • 02funnyfaces_largeeyes.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_LargeEyes.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_largeface.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_LargeFace.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_largehead.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_LargeHead.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_largemouth.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_LargeMouth.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_largenose.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_LargeNose.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_smalleyes.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_SmallEyes.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_smallnose.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_SmallNose.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_squarehead.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_SquareHead.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_tallhead.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_TallHead.dll
  • 02funnyfaces_thinface.dll - 02_FunnyFaces_ThinFace.dll
  • 04geometric_pinch.dll - Pinch Effect
  • 04geometric_punch.dll - Punch Effect
  • 04geometric_punchandpinch.dll - Pinch and Punch Effect
  • 04geometric_twins.dll - Mirror Effect
  • 04geometric_twirl.dll - Swirl Effect
  • 05backgroundblur_medium.dll - 05_BackgroundBlur_Medium.dll
  • 06accessories_afro.dll - 06_Accessories_Afro.dll
  • 06accessories_cat.dll - 06_Accessories_Cat.dll
  • 06accessories_clown.dll - 06_Accessories_Clown.dll
  • 06accessories_cowboyhat.dll - 06_Accessories_CowboyHat.dll
  • 06accessories_dog.dll - 06_Accessories_Dog.dll
  • 06accessories_expletive.dll - 06_Accessories_Expletive.dll
  • 06accessories_glitterstars.dll - 06_Accessories_GlitterStars.dll
  • 06accessories_lightbulb.dll - 06_Accessories_Lightbulb.dll
  • 06accessories_marie.dll - 06_Accessories_Marie.dll
  • 06accessories_mask.dll - 06_Accessories_Mask.dll
  • 06accessories_monstergreen.dll - 06_Accessories_MonsterGreen.dll
  • 06accessories_monsterorange.dll - 06_Accessories_MonsterOrange.dll
  • 06accessories_pinkwig.dll - 06_Accessories_PinkWig.dll
  • 06accessories_questions.dll - 06_Accessories_Questions.dll
  • 06accessories_rabbit.dll - 06_Accessories_Rabbit.dll
  • 06accessories_stars.dll - 06_Accessories_Stars.dll
  • 06accessories_sunglasses.dll - 06_Accessories_Sunglasses.dll
  • 06accessories_tiara.dll - 06_Accessories_Tiara.dll
  • 08colors_edges.dll - Edges Effect
  • 08colors_gray.dll - Grey Effect
  • 08colors_negative.dll - Negative Effect
  • 08colors_poster.dll - Poster Effect
  • 08colors_sepia.dll - Sepia Effect
  • 08colors_watercolor.dll - Watercolor Effect
  • 08colors_woodblock.dll - Woodcut Effect

How do I remove Microsoft LifeCam?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft LifeCam from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft LifeCam 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 Microsoft LifeCam, 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 Microsoft LifeCam.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 10 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#550

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.75%
Windows 10 25.01%
Windows Vista 7.06%
Windows XP 3.18%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.39%
Windows 7 Professional 12.89%
Windows 10 Home 6.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.46%
Windows 8.1 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.17%
  Germany 8.16%
  Canada 7.35%
  United Kingdom 6.55%
  France 5.14%
  Italy 4.63%
  Australia 2.45%
  Brazil 1.81%
  Israel 1.59%
  Netherlands 0.93%
  Austria 0.91%
  Greece 0.90%
  Belgium 0.75%
  Spain 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.50%
Hewlett-Packard 25.94%
Acer 14.28%
GIGABYTE 12.85%
ASUS 6.94%
Intel 4.10%
Medion 2.93%
Toshiba 2.18%
Lenovo 1.18%
American Megatrends 1.11%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.71%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.32%
Dell XPS 8300 3.27%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.26%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.24%
Dell XPS 8500 2.21%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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John Denverover a year ago
Web cam driver, required.