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Should I remove WebcamMax?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,814
United States Rank #8,303
Reach 0.2126%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.03 days
443.34 days >
Average installed length: 232.94 days


VersionDistribution 0.53% 0.62% 0.98% 1.05% 0.72% 0.79% 2.05% 1.03% 2.58% 1.10% 1.00% 1.10% 1.41% 1.50% 1.91% 1.48% 0.79% 1.05% 0.98% 1.00% 0.93% 0.86% 0.84% 0.38% 0.50% 0.93% 0.88% 0.86% 2.03% 0.69% 0.81% 0.95% 1.34% 0.74% 0.48% 0.36% 0.95% 0.72% 1.84% 0.45% 0.72% 0.48% 0.69% 0.29% 0.24% 1.53% 0.50% 0.33% 0.67% 2.20% 0.45%
150 versions

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What is WebcamMax?  (from CoolwareMax)

It enables you to add thousands of cool effects to webcam video for your live video chats or streaming, and new effects are keeping added. You can show to your friends with you wearing a pair of cat's eyes, becoming a two-heads weirdie or even in a wanted poster. Dig more fun with it. It supports almost all popular web...  Read more


WebcamMax is a program developed by CoolwareMax. The most used version is, with over 63% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is webcammax.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 58.49 MB (61,335,664 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 12% of users of WebcamMax come from the United States, it is also popular in DZ and IQ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: client7.webcammax.net/client/?PID=WCM&&ACTION=?uninstall
Help link: client7.webcammax.net/client/?PID=WCM&&ACTION=?uninstallhelp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WebcamMax
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WebcamMax\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 58.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WebcamMax

Program executable:webcammax.exe
Signed by:Tenki Technology Co.
Path:C:\Program Files\webcammax\webcammax.exe
Additional files:
  • wcmhelper.dll - WebcamMax
  • highgui100.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library. (Small GUI & Video library for OpenCV samples)
  • cv100.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library (The vision component of OpenCV)
  • cvaux100.dll - The exterimental OpenCV functions
  • cxcore100.dll - The core component of OpenCV
  • DirectEncode.dll (by Standard MPEG) - Standard MPEG Encoder Filter (DirectShow MPEG Encoding and Multiplexing DirectShow Filter)
  • libguide40.dll - Guide Run-time Library (Guide Runtime Library)
  • vwcsourcep.dll
  • erdmpg-6.dll
  • ShareUploader.exe (by www.coolwaremax.com) - YouTube Uploader
  • uninst.exe
  • wcmmon.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WebcamMax.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{406B112E-7D96-4E8E-BD9C-415D22739A8A}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • WebcamMax.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WebcamMaxAutoRun' and executes as "C:\Program Files\WebcamMax\WebcamMax.exe" -a.
  • wcmmon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WebcamMaxAutoRun' and executes as "C:\Program Files\WebcamMax\wcmmon.exe" -a.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • wcmmon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WebcamMaxAutoRun' which loads as "C:\Program Files\WebcamMax\wcmmon.exe" -a.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • wcmmon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WebcamMax\wcmmon.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013487625%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00088106%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00046771%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:31,406
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:295 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove WebcamMax?

You can uninstall WebcamMax 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 WebcamMax, 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 WebcamMax.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.23%
Windows 10 17.64%
Windows XP 3.89%
Windows Vista 1.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.69%
Windows 7 Professional 12.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.77%
Windows 8 Pro 3.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 11.79%
  DZ 10.21%
  IQ 9.49%
  Egypt 8.66%
  Thailand 6.48%
  MA 5.22%
  Iran 4.27%
  Indonesia 3.91%
  TN 3.78%
  Italy 2.26%
  Saudi Arabia 2.23%
  France 1.82%
  Russia 1.75%
  Germany 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.28%
Dell 21.86%
Acer 21.67%
ASUS 7.82%
Toshiba 7.31%
Lenovo 5.83%
Samsung 4.71%
Intel 0.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.07%
Dell Inspiron 3521 6.09%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.91%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.63%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.43%


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