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Should I remove webcamXP 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,659
United States Rank #25,568
Reach 0.0079%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.90 days
203.50 days >
Average installed length: 106.93 days


VersionDistribution 0.65% 1.29% 0.65% 5.16% 1.29% 1.29% 1.94% 6.45% 0.65% 4.52% 10.32% 9.68% 2.58% 10.32% 3.87% 10.32% 1.94% 3.23% 4.52% 2.58% 12.90% 3.23% 0.65%

webcamXP 5

What is webcamXP 5?  (from Moonware Studios)

webcamXP is one of the most popular webcam software for private and professional use. it offers unique features and unequaled ease of use to let you broadcast / manage your video sources or secure your company with up to 100 video sources per computer. the software supports all video for windows / WDM sources and most ...  Read more


webcamXP 5 is a software program developed by Moonware Studios. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. 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 24 files and is usually about 43.29 MB (45,395,718 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 38% of users of webcamXP 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.webcamxp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wlite
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\wLite\wl-uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 43.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by webcamXP 5

Program executable:wlite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wlite\wlite.exe
Additional files:
  • wServiceControl.exe - webcamXP Service Controller
  • wSettingsCleaner.exe - webcamXP Settings Cleaner
  • wTweaker.exe - webcamXP Settings Tweaker
  • wSettingsEditor.exe - webcamXP Settings Editor
  • Updater.exe - webcamXP Updater
  • wService.exe - webcamXP Service
  • wCompressor.exe - MPEG-4 Encoder
  • wlite551.exe - webcamXP 5
  • wl-uninst.exe
  • wxp-uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • wService.exe runs as a service named 'webcamXP Service' (wxpSvc).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • wService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\webcamXP5\wService.exe'.
  • wLite.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\webcamXP5\wLite.exe'.

How do I remove webcamXP 5?

You can uninstall webcamXP 5 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 webcamXP 5, 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 webcamXP 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.42%
Windows 10 29.68%
Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 18.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.80%
Windows 8.1 8.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.50%
  Germany 11.90%
  United Kingdom 5.36%
  Italy 4.76%
  France 4.17%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  Austria 2.38%
  Iran 2.38%
  Philippines 1.79%
  Canada 1.79%
  Czech Republic 1.79%
  Poland 1.79%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Indonesia 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.51%
Hewlett-Packard 19.35%
Acer 16.13%
ASUS 9.68%
Intel 4.30%
MSI 4.30%
Lenovo 4.30%
Medion 4.30%
Sahara 2.15%
American Megatrends 2.15%
Samsung 1.08%
Common models
HP Envy 15 Notebook PC 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.04%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.04%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L50... 1.02%


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