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VersionDistribution 13.33% 3.33% 3.33% 3.33% 76.67%

Webcam Station Evolution


Webcam Station Evolution is a software program developed by Hercules. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 39.19 MB (41,091,917 bytes). The installed file libupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 53% of users of Webcam Station Evolution come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hercules\Webcam Station Evolution
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B60D61FD-1CB1-4ED5-974E-8C959F14208E}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 39.19 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Webcam Station Evolution

  • highgui110.dll - Open Source Computer Vision Library. (Small GUI & Video library for OpenCV samples)
  • highgui110_64.dll
  • cv110.dll - Open Source Computer Vision Library (The vision component of OpenCV)
  • cv110_64.dll
  • cvaux110.dll - The exterimental OpenCV functions
  • cxcore110.dll - The core component of OpenCV
  • cxcore110_64.dll
  • StationEv.exe (by Guillemot) - Hercules Webcam Station Evolution (Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE)
  • HWCmwr.dll (by Guillemot) - ffmpeg_w Dynamic Link Library
  • HWCmsgbx.dll - msgbx Dynamic Link Library
  • libcmmn.dll - Webcam Station Evolution (libcmmn Dynamic Link Library)
  • libupdate.dll - libupdate Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdateDEU.dll
  • libupdateESP.dll
  • libupdateFRA.dll
  • libupdateITA.dll
  • libupdateNLD.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • hdrvupd.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hdrvupd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4DAA337B-D9CD-4863-9EB6-CC63861E164C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Webcam Station Evolution?

You can uninstall Webcam Station Evolution 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 Station Evolution, 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 Station Evolution.

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 55.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%
Windows 10 Home 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.13% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 53.13%
  United States 12.50%
  Germany 9.38%
  Italy 6.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Switzerland 3.13%
  Austria 3.13%
  Spain 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 34.62%
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
ASUS 11.54%
Toshiba 7.69%
Samsung 3.85%
Medion 3.85%
Dell 3.85%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S1800 8.33%
Samsung R530/R730/P530 ... 4.17%
HP-Pavilion NF482AA-ABD a... 4.17%
Gigabyte H61M-S2-B3 4.17%
Packard Bell imedia S1350 4.17%


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