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WebCam Monitor 5.2

What is WebCam Monitor?  (from DeskShare)

WebCam Monitor turns your PC into a video surveillance system. Use any camera with WebCam Monitor to detect an intrusion or other unusual activity. When an alarm condition is detected, the program can sound an audible alarm, or quietly send you an email with a photo. You can receive alerts on your cellular phone for 24...  Read more


WebCam Monitor 5.2 is a program developed by DeskShare. 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 webcam monitor.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 6.07 MB (6,368,018 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 WebCam Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.deskshare.com/wcm.aspx
Help link: www.deskshare.com/contact_tech.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Deskshare\WebCam Monitor 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Deskshare\WebCam Monitor 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WebCam Monitor 5.2

Program executable:webcam monitor.exe
Name:WebCam Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\deskshare\webcam monitor 5\webcam monitor.exe
Additional files:
  • DSXferEngine.dll - DeskShare Products (DeskShare FTP Transfer Engine)
  • WCMUpload.exe - WebCam Monitor
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • dxwebsetup.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) DirectX for Windows(R) (DirectX 9.0 Web setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WebCam Monitor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DAE3F930-6FB5-425E-9B65-850AB61F9821}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WebCam Monitor?

You can uninstall WebCam Monitor 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 5.2, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Windows XP 3.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  Canada 13.64%
  Belgium 4.55%
  Norway 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  Brazil 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  Ecuador 2.27%
  Australia 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%
  Greece 2.27%
  New Zealand 2.27%
  Israel 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.52%
Dell 14.81%
ASUS 14.81%
Intel 14.81%
Hewlett-Packard 14.81%
Toshiba 11.11%
Sony 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Common models
INTEL DG41TY 8.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 4.17%
Sony VPCJ11M1E 4.17%
NVIDIA 122-CK-NF68 4.17%
MSI MS-7599 4.17%

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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