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Should I remove Webcam Protector?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,384
United States Rank #35,919
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.18 days
71.49 days >
Average installed length: 37.56 days


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Webcam Protector


Webcam Protector is a program developed by MicroSmarts. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is wcpmon.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 27.45 MB (28,787,742 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 43% of users of Webcam Protector come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.webcamprotectorpro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Webcam Protector
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Webcam Protector\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Webcam Protector\irunin.xml"
Estimated size: 27.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Webcam Protector

Program executable:wcpmon.exe
Name:Webcam Protector
Path:C:\Program Files\Webcam Protector\wcpmon.exe
Additional files:
  • webcamprotector.exe - Webcam Protector
  • delayexec.exe (by RJL Software) - DelayExec (File launcher with added delay)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • wcpmon.exe runs as a service named 'WCPMON' (WCPMON).

How do I remove Webcam Protector?

You can uninstall Webcam Protector 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 Protector, 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 Protector.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.48%
Windows Vista 8.62%
Windows 10 5.17%
Windows XP 1.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.45%
Windows 7 Professional 15.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.90%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.17%
Windows 10 Home 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.06%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Belgium 4.17%
  Mexico 4.17%
  MA 2.78%
  Ecuador 2.78%
  DZ 2.78%
  Israel 2.78%
  Czech Republic 2.78%
  Malaysia 2.78%
  TT 1.39%
  MK 1.39%
  CY 1.39%
  Singapore 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.74%
Acer 22.64%
Dell 16.98%
ASUS 7.55%
Lenovo 7.55%
Toshiba 5.66%
Samsung 1.89%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 1.96%

About (from MicroSmarts LLC)

MicroSmarts LLC was started in 1993 with the mission to protect consumer privacy.
Publisher URL: www.microsmartsllc.com


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