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What percent of users and experts removed it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2008.05.14 100.00%

Sweex Hi-Def Webcam

What is Sweex Hi-Def Webcam?  (from Vimicro)

Vimicro Notebook Embedded PC Camera processors are compact and powerful single-chip solutions designed to replace the complex and costly chipsets used in modern Notebook Embedded PC Camera IC designs. Packaged into various small form factors, these processors for Notebook PC are especially designed to be integrated int...  Read more

Overview

Sweex Hi-Def Webcam is a program developed by Vimicro. 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 installer includes 3 files and is usually about 50.01 MB (52,434,067 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Sweex Hi-Def Webcam come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vimicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{71A51A91-E7D3-11DB-A386-005056C00008}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 50.01 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sweex Hi-Def Webcam

  • VMonitor.exe - VMonitor (Monitor SnapShot Button)
  • vmuvc.exe
  • vmcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vmcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7E4D21D-88E4-43D6-8AC3-3988748247CC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMonitorVMUVC' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC\VMonitor.exe" VMUVC.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

VMonitor.exe
Memory:2.27 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008908208%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00054593%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00034489%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:8
70 average

How do I remove Sweex Hi-Def Webcam?

Quickly and completely remove Sweex Hi-Def Webcam from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sweex Hi-Def 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sweex Hi-Def Webcam, 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 Sweex Hi-Def Webcam.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 10 43%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.14%
Windows 10 Home 28.57%
Windows 8 Pro 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 45.45%
  United States 45.45%
  France 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
GIGABYTE 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
ECS G31T-M7 40.00%
Packard Bell imedia S3210 20.00%
HP-Pavilion NY595AA-ABA p... 20.00%
Gigabyte P55-UD3 20.00%

About Vimicro

Vimicro is a fabless chip company which specializes in research and development and production and marketing of multimedia processors for PCs and mobile phones.
Publisher URL: www.vimicro.com

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