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Should I remove WebCam Monitor 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,564
United States Rank #35,596
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.53 days
369.77 days >
Average installed length: 194.29 days

WebCam Monitor 6


WebCam Monitor 6 is a software program developed by DeskShare. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named webcam monitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 61.7 MB (64,700,111 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 36% of users of WebCam Monitor 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.deskshare.com
Help link: www.deskshare.com/contact_tech.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Deskshare\WebCam Monitor 6\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Deskshare\WebCam Monitor 6\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 61.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WebCam Monitor 6

Program executable:webcam monitor.exe
Name:WebCam Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\deskshare\webcam monitor 6\webcam monitor.exe
Additional files:
  • DSUpdateManager.exe - DSUpdateManager
  • EnableService.exe - EnableService
  • DSProductDownloader.exe - DSProductDownloader
  • DsServiceController.exe - DsServiceControler

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WebCam Monitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SMP_e04c9b7f-5d3e-41f9-b495-cbe0023c86f2'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • WebCam Monitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WCMV6' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Deskshare\WebCam Monitor 6\WebCam Monitor.exe" "launch" "\h".

How do I remove WebCam Monitor 6?

You can uninstall WebCam Monitor 6 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 WebCam Monitor 6, 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 WebCam Monitor 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? 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 52.70%
Windows 10 40.54%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Windows XP 1.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.92%
Windows 10 Pro 13.51%
Windows 10 Home 12.16%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows 8 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.47%
  United Kingdom 9.41%
  Italy 8.24%
  France 3.53%
  BD 3.53%
  Canada 3.53%
  Brazil 2.35%
  UA 2.35%
  India 2.35%
  Germany 2.35%
  Peru 2.35%
  MA 1.18%
  TN 1.18%
  Thailand 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.00%
Acer 22.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Dell 14.00%
Lenovo 6.00%
Intel 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.33%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 3.33%
ASUSTeK X102BA 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 1.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 1.67%

About (from DeskShare Inc.)

Since 2000, DeskShare has published innovative, easy-to-use products for the Windows platform.
Publisher URL: www.deskshare.com


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