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Should I remove Video Web Camera?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,988
United States Rank #4,968
Reach 0.1026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.09 days
445.03 days >
Average installed length: 233.83 days


VersionDistribution 1.24% 2.77% 0.30% 3.61% 7.07% 10.87% 0.15% 0.20% 0.35% 0.54% 0.44% 3.76% 1.68% 1.29% 0.10% 6.38% 1.14% 0.25% 1.29% 0.59% 0.15% 0.05% 1.53% 0.10% 0.05% 21.70% 0.89% 0.15% 0.69% 1.19% 4.05% 0.30% 1.63% 1.43% 0.05% 4.84% 0.99% 0.69% 0.20% 0.05% 0.94% 3.51% 0.05% 0.15% 0.15% 2.92% 0.89% 6.67%

Video Web Camera


Video Web Camera is a program developed by Chicony Electronics Co.,Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is traybar.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 12.63 MB (13,239,224 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 Video Web Camera come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chicony.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Video Web Camera
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{12A1B519-5934-4508-ADBD-335347B0DC87}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 12.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Video Web Camera

Program executable:traybar.exe
Name:Chicony traybar
Path:C:\Program Files\video web camera\traybar.exe
Additional files:
  • SNCTRL.exe - Chicony RD Center SNCTRL (SNCTRL)
  • ClientPropertyPageLIB.dll - ClientPropertyPageLIB Dynamic Link Library (ClientPropertyPageLIB DLL)
  • CEC_MAIN.exe - Video Web Camera
  • ceccmdll.dll - CM DLL
  • FixUVC.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CEC_MAIN.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A37F6457-4219-4D61-A70E-D48C101E546F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • traybar.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Camera Assistant Software' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Video Web Camera\traybar.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:31.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010821773%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00050683%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00057535%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:344,087
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4.43 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.45 MB
Total CPU:0.0007877792%
Kernel CPU:0.00033314%
User CPU:0.00045464%

How do I remove Video Web Camera?

You can uninstall Video Web 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 Video Web 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 Video Web Camera.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.61%
Windows 10 17.48%
Windows Vista 3.93%
Windows XP 0.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.67%
Windows 10 Home 15.37%
Windows 7 Starter 3.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.63%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.52%
  United Kingdom 11.24%
  Germany 9.73%
  Italy 6.03%
  France 5.42%
  Canada 4.55%
  Spain 2.75%
  Netherlands 2.59%
  Belgium 1.56%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Mexico 0.86%
  DK 0.70%
  Norway 0.70%
  MA 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 97.84%
Gateway 0.90%
Dell 0.50%
ASUS 0.35%
Hewlett-Packard 0.20%
Sahara 0.10%
Lenovo 0.05%
Intel 0.05%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 12.91%
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 9.72%
Gateway NV53 5.07%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 4.86%
Gateway NV55C 4.44%
Gateway NV59 4.39%

About Chicony Electronics Co.,Ltd

Chicony Electronics is an electronics manufacturer whose products include input devices, power supplies and digital image products.
Publisher URL: www.chicony.com.tw


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