"vcamsvc.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "vcamsvc.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "vcamsvc.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "vcamsvc.exe" process?

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A

"vcamsvc.exe" process represents "Lenovo Virtual Camera Controller" program. "vcamsvc.exe" process is created by the "Lenovo Virtual Camera Controller" service.

"vcamsvc.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         vcamsvc

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "vcamsvc.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
vcamsvc.exe               9,756 K   Lenovo Virtual Camera Controller

Additional information about "vcamsvc.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\vcamsvc.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: vcamsvc.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\vcamsvc.exe
   Description: Lenovo Virtual Camera Controller
   Version: 3.1.18.0
   Size: 197320 bytes
   Last modified: 9/29/2015 5:19:08 PM
   Company Name: Lenovo Group Limited
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft.vc90.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30729.4940_none_50916076bcb9a742
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\odbcint.dll.mui
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\MFC42.dll.mui
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\netmsg.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Direct3D\Drivers
HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Direct3D
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\GraphicsDrivers\Scheduler

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\SysWOW64\WTSAPI32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\msvcrt.dll

"vcamsvc.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "vcamsvc.exe" process.

 

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