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Should I remove Vimicro USB UVC PC Camera?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,569
United States Rank #17,354
Reach 0.0155%


2010.03.02 60.00%
2009.03.18 37.38%
2008.04.14 0.66%
2008.01.07 1.97%

Vimicro USB2.0 UVC PC Camera

What is Vimicro USB UVC PC Camera?

This software contains the required WHQL drivers to connect the USB2.0 UVC PC Camera to the PC. In addition int installs the configuration and management software for the device.


The most common release is 2010.03.02, 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. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named VMonitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 49.92 MB (52,349,069 bytes).

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: 49.92 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Vimicro USB2.0 UVC PC Camera

Program executable:VMonitor.exe
Monitor SnapShot Button
Path:C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC\VMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • VMonitor.exe - VMonitor (Monitor SnapShot Button)
  • amcap.exe - Capture Application (Sample)
  • vmuvc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • amcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5C2705AC-09C3-495B-8391-B89D5C2FBCD6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Vimicro\Vimicro USB PC Camera (VC0342)\VMonitor.exe" VMUVC.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • amcap.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Vimicro\Vimicro USB PC Camera (ZC0301PLH)\amcap.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024618103%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00058747%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00187434%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Vimicro USB UVC PC Camera?

You can uninstall Vimicro USB UVC 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 Vimicro USB2.0 UVC 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 Vimicro USB UVC PC Camera.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 0%
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 65.90%
Windows 10 16.39%
Windows XP 9.84%
Windows Vista 7.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.34%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.59%
Windows 10 Pro 4.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.36%
  Argentina 6.12%
  Brazil 4.37%
  Germany 4.37%
  Italy 4.37%
  France 3.79%
  India 3.79%
  Netherlands 3.21%
  United Kingdom 3.21%
  Russia 2.92%
  Sweden 2.33%
  Iran 1.75%
  Colombia 1.46%
  Australia 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.74%
Dell 18.12%
Acer 18.12%
ASUS 6.52%
Intel 5.80%
Toshiba 3.62%
American Megatrends 2.17%
Packard Bell 1.45%
Sony 1.45%
Lenovo 0.72%
Samsung 0.72%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.34%
Intel DG41CN 2.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 1.83%
MEDION H67H2-EM 1.83%
eMachines EL1352 1.83%

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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