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1% remove it99% keep it
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UVC Video Camera

What is UVC Video Camera?

This is the USB NB-Cam Controller driver required to connect the UVC Video Camera to the PC.


UVC Video Camera is a software program developed by Alcor Micro. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named UVCSti.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 36.25 MB (38,011,531 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 42% of users of UVC Video Camera come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alcormicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\UVC Video Camera\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{431A5BB6-E5E2-444E-8AF3-70E6BF16DEF6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 36.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UVC Video Camera

Program executable:UVCSti.exe
Name:UVC Still Image Capture
Path:C:\Program Files\UVC Video Camera\UVCSti.exe
Additional files:
  • UVCSti.exe - UVC Still Image Capture
  • uvcinstap.exe - Cam Driver Install Program
  • cam3820a.sys (by CamVendor) - UVC Camera Driver
  • CoCam3820.dll (by Camera Vendor) - CoInstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • UVCSti.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UVCSti' which loads as "C:\Program Files\UVC Video Camera\UVCSti.exe".

How do I remove UVC Video Camera?

You can uninstall UVC Video 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 UVC Video 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 UVC Video Camera.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
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 54.24%
Windows XP 20.34%
Windows Vista 15.25%
Windows 10 10.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.17%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.08%
Windows 10 Pro 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.47%
  United Kingdom 16.44%
  Taiwan 5.48%
  France 5.48%
  Russia 4.11%
  Brazil 2.74%
  Greece 2.74%
  Argentina 2.74%
  Spain 2.74%
  Czech Republic 2.74%
  Ireland 2.74%
  Colombia 1.37%
  BY 1.37%
  Korea 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.68%
Acer 21.05%
Dell 18.42%
ASUS 10.53%
Sahara 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Compaq 2.63%
Lenovo 2.63%
Common models
Acer TravelMate P253 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L840 2.27%
HP-Pavilion NY545AA-ABA p... 2.27%
HP-Pavilion AW010AV-ABA p... 2.27%
Hewlett-Packard nc6340 2.27%

About (from Alcor Micro Corp.)

Established in 1996, Alcor Micro Corporation is a Taiwan based, fabless IC Design Company with operations located globally.
Publisher URL: www.alcormicro.com


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