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6% remove it94% keep it
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2007.04.19 100.00%

Vimicro USB PC CameraVC0305

What is Vimicro USB PC CameraVC0305?

This software contains the required driver to connect the USB PC Camera(VC0305) to the PC. In addition int installs the configuration and management software for the 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 24 files and is usually about 23.97 MB (25,130,950 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vimicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vimicro\Vimicro USB PC Camera (VC0305)
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8AD824A5-1CCC-4BB7-82C9-E6FB25CC0479}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0010 -removeonly
Estimated size: 23.97 MB
Language: Italian

Program filesFiles installed by Vimicro USB PC CameraVC0305

  • VM305Cap_xp64.exe - VM30xCap
  • VM305_STI.exe - BIGDOG (Vimicro)
  • FrameWizard_305.exe - User Define Frame Wizard (305 Only)
  • VvFtCtrl.dll - Control Animation Driver by Service
  • amcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))
  • borlndmm.dll (by Inprise) - Borland Memory Manager
  • cc3250mt.dll (by Inprise) - Borland C++ Builder 5.0 (Borland C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • DIFxAPI.x64.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • RegUnstal.dll
  • rm305.exe
  • rm305x64.exe
  • RunSetup.dll - RunSetup Dynamic Link Library (RunSetup DLL)
  • Sti305.exe (by VM) - Still Image(STI) Application
  • VM305_STI.xp64.exe (by VM305SNAP) - VM305SNAP
  • VM305Cap.exe (by www.zsmc.com.cn) - www.zsmc.com.cn StillCap (StillCap)
  • VM305Sti.dll (by VM) - Still Image (STI) Driver
  • vmcoinst.dll
  • vmcoinst_vc0305.dll
  • vmcoinst_vc0305.x64.dll
  • vmdrv.exe
  • vmdrv.x64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • amcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4C5C3828-D8E7-47D4-9656-21FFB1D0B3EC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VM305_STI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BigDog305' which loads as C:\WINDOWS\VM305_STI.EXE VIMICRO USB PC Camera (ZC0305).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024004187%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00207445%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032597%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,563,396
8,062,084 average
Memory:52.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0007256781%
Kernel CPU:0.00044043%
User CPU:0.00028525%

How do I remove Vimicro USB PC CameraVC0305?

You can uninstall Vimicro USB PC CameraVC0305 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 Vimicro USB PC Camera(VC0305), 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 Vimicro USB PC CameraVC0305.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.36%
Windows XP 29.55%
Windows 10 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 29.55%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.55%
Windows 10 Pro 2.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.74% of installs come from MK
Which countries install it?
  MK 21.74%
  Brazil 17.39%
  Romania 8.70%
  United States 8.70%
  Peru 6.52%
  Argentina 4.35%
  DZ 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  AL 2.17%
  Australia 2.17%
  BG 2.17%
  BO 2.17%
  Germany 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.59%
Intel 14.71%
American Megatrends 14.71%
Hewlett-Packard 14.71%
ASUS 8.82%
Dell 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Samsung 2.94%
Compaq 2.94%
Common models
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Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 5.88%
Pegatron Pegatron 5.88%
MSI MS-7636 5.88%

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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