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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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USB2.0 PC Camera

What is USB PC Camera?

This is the hardware driver and software utilities package for the USB PC Camera. The driver software is required in order for it to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.


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 7 files and is usually about 17.57 MB (18,420,255 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PixArt.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\PAP7501
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C6A0FD8A-F107-44CA-AA1B-49341936F76A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 17.57 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by USB2.0 PC Camera

  • PACTray.exe (by PixArt Imaging Incorporation) - PixArt Camera Tray
  • SNAPSHOT.exe (by PixArt Imaging Incorporation) - Snapshot Reader
  • amcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))
  • GUCI_AVS.dll (by PixArt Imaging) - Still Image (STI) Driver
  • GUCI_AVS.exe - Registry Monitor
  • pmcap.exe (by Microsoft)
  • setup.exe - Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PACTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9EB0BD71-3A7B-4ADA-A8BA-0FD55C2987D5}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • GUCI_AVS.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PAP7501_Monitor' which loads as C:\WINDOWS\PixArt\PAP7501\GUCI_AVS.exe.
  • PACTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PACTray' which loads as C:\Windows\PixArt\PAP7501\PACTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000277579%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001388%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001388%
0.015104% average
Memory:1.58 MB
Total CPU:0.0077838013%
Kernel CPU:0.00526010%
User CPU:0.00252370%
CPU cycles/sec:1,657,591
I/O reads/min:7 Bytes

How do I remove USB PC Camera?

You can uninstall USB PC Camera 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 USB2.0 PC Camera, 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 USB PC Camera.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 6%
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 58.82%
Windows 10 23.53%
Windows XP 11.76%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.88%
Windows 8 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.13%
  Australia 8.70%
  Philippines 8.70%
  LY 4.35%
  South Africa 4.35%
  Brazil 4.35%
  India 4.35%
  Greece 4.35%
  New Zealand 4.35%
  AM 4.35%
  Saudi Arabia 4.35%
  Hungary 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Dell 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Lenovo 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Common models
PCCHIPS P17G 10.00%
Micro-Star MS-7551 10.00%
LENOVO 10094 10.00%
INTEL DG31PR 10.00%
HP-Pavilion NY802AV-ABA p... 10.00%
Gigabyte P67A-UD4-B3 10.00%


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