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Should I remove Vimicro UVC USB PC Camera?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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2010.03.02 56.44%
2009.03.18 43.56%

Vimicro UVC USB2.0 PC Camera

What is Vimicro UVC USB PC Camera?

This software contains the required WHQL drivers to connect the Vimicro UVC USB2.0 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 VMUVC.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 49.97 MB (52,398,367 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: 49.97 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Vimicro UVC USB2.0 PC Camera

Program executable:VMUVC.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC\VMUVC.exe
Additional files:
  • VMonitor.exe - VMonitor (Monitor SnapShot Button)
  • amcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • amcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C475F1DB-AF57-4ADF-82A6-22A64809612B}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMonitorVMUVC' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC\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'.

How do I remove Vimicro UVC USB PC Camera?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
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 71.17%
Windows 10 17.79%
Windows XP 6.13%
Windows Vista 4.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.70%
Windows 7 Professional 14.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.13%
Windows 10 Home 6.13%
Windows 10 Pro 3.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.86% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 24.86%
  United States 15.61%
  Italy 10.98%
  France 6.36%
  Peru 4.62%
  Thailand 3.47%
  RS 3.47%
  Slovenia 2.89%
  Austria 2.89%
  Brazil 2.31%
  Russia 2.31%
  Romania 2.31%
  Croatia 2.31%
  UA 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.15%
Acer 19.15%
Dell 13.83%
ASUS 13.83%
Medion 8.51%
American Megatrends 6.38%
Intel 3.19%
Lenovo 2.13%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7707 3.16%
MEDIONPC MS-7653 2.11%
Dell Inspiron 620s 2.11%
Hewlett-Packard 110-115ef... 2.11%
Hewlett-Packard 100-410nf 1.05%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 1.05%

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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