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Should I remove webcam 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,818
United States Rank #18,146
Reach 0.0215%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.55 days
311.35 days >
Average installed length: 163.59 days


VersionDistribution 2.12% 0.47% 0.47% 0.71% 1.18% 4.72% 3.54% 2.12% 0.24% 5.42% 1.89% 1.42% 2.83% 10.38% 4.48% 1.18% 0.94% 0.71% 0.24% 0.47% 0.94% 0.94% 4.25% 0.24% 0.24% 0.71% 32.31% 0.24% 8.49% 3.54% 2.59%

webcam 7


webcam 7 is a software program developed by Moonware Studios. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named wlite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 43.98 MB (46,116,815 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe 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 27% of users of webcam 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.webcamxp.com
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\webcam 7
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\webcam 7\w7-uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 43.98 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by webcam 7

Program executable:wlite.exe
Name:webcam 7
Path:C:\Program Files\webcam 7\wlite.exe
Additional files:
  • wSettingsEditor.exe - Settings Editor for webcam 7
  • wServiceControl.exe - webcam 7 Service Controller
  • wSettingsCleaner.exe - webcam 7 Settings Cleaner
  • Updater.exe - webcamXP Updater
  • webcam7.Service.exe - webcam 7 Service
  • wService.exe
  • wCompressor.exe - MPEG-4 Encoder
  • webcam7.exe - webcam 7
  • ipds-uninst.exe - IPCamera DS Filter
  • w7-uninst.exe
  • CamControl.dll - Logitech Orbit/Sphere Mover Library
  • ijl20.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libgfle290.dll (by XnView) - GFLE SDK
  • libgfl290.dll (by XnView) - GFL SDK
  • SubsObjects.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wLite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7C1CB743-5C03-4127-9E2C-1D07F88E104F}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • webcam7.Service.exe runs as a service named 'webcam 7 Service' (w7Svc).
  • wService.exe runs as a service named 'webcam 7 Service' (w7Svc).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • webcam7.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'webcam 7' and executes as "C:\Program Files\webcam 7\webcam7.exe" -auto.
  • wLite.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'webcam 7' and executes as "C:\Program Files\webcam 7\wLite.exe" -auto.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • webcam7.Service.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\webcam 7\webcam7.Service.exe'.
  • webcam7.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\webcam 7\webcam7.exe'.
  • wService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\webcam 7\wService.exe'.
  • wLite.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\webcam 7\wLite.exe'.

How do I remove webcam 7?

You can uninstall webcam 7 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 7, 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 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 20.05%
Windows XP 2.83%
Windows Vista 2.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.37%
Windows 7 Professional 13.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.49%
Windows 10 Pro 4.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.37%
  Germany 18.76%
  France 4.64%
  Netherlands 3.31%
  Indonesia 2.87%
  Canada 2.87%
  Italy 2.65%
  India 2.43%
  South Africa 1.99%
  DZ 1.99%
  Austria 1.77%
  Sweden 1.55%
  United Kingdom 1.55%
  Spain 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.07%
Acer 19.83%
Dell 16.94%
ASUS 12.40%
Samsung 4.96%
Toshiba 4.55%
Medion 3.72%
Lenovo 2.89%
American Megatrends 2.07%
MSI 1.24%
Gateway 1.24%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.47%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.08%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.08%


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