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Should I remove webcamXP 5 Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,443
United States Rank #19,547
Reach 0.0115%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.89 days
350.65 days >
Average installed length: 184.24 days


VersionDistribution 10.13% 1.32% 4.85% 29.07% 9.25% 22.47% 5.29% 16.30% 1.32%

webcamXP 5 Free


webcamXP 5 Free 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. 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 webcamxp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 33.61 MB (35,244,617 bytes). 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 40% of users of webcamXP 5 Free 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\webcamxp5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\webcamXP5\wl-uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 33.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by webcamXP 5 Free

Program executable:webcamxp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\webcamxp5\webcamxp.exe
Additional files:
  • webcamXP.Service.exe - webcamXP Service
  • wCompressor.exe - MPEG-4 Encoder
  • ipds-uninst.exe - IPCamera DS Filter
  • wl-uninst.exe - webcamXP 5 Free
  • 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
  • CleanAlerts.VBS
  • SubsObjects.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • webcamXP.Service.exe runs as a service named 'webcamXP Service' (wxpSvc).
Startup File (User Run)
  • webcamXP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'wLite' and executes as "C:\Program Files\webcamXP5\webcamXP.exe" -auto.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • webcamXP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\webcamXP5\webcamXP.exe'.

How do I remove webcamXP 5 Free?

You can uninstall webcamXP 5 Free 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 Free, 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 Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 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 52.86%
Windows 10 35.68%
Windows XP 7.93%
Windows Vista 3.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.89%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 9.78%
Windows 8.1 8.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.71%
  Germany 18.38%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Italy 5.51%
  Russia 3.31%
  France 2.21%
  Netherlands 2.21%
  Canada 1.47%
  Spain 1.47%
  Brazil 1.47%
  Sweden 1.47%
  Turkey 1.10%
  Poland 1.10%
  UA 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.35%
Acer 20.47%
Dell 13.39%
ASUS 9.45%
Samsung 3.94%
Medion 3.94%
MSI 3.15%
Toshiba 3.15%
Gateway 1.57%
Intel 1.57%
Alienware 1.57%
Common models
ASUSTeK N61Jv 1.85%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.85%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.85%
MSI MS-7597 1.85%


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