mscamsvc.exe - Is mscamsvc.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is mscamsvc.exe?
Purpose of mscamsvc.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: mscamsvc.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
mscamsvc.exe is a program which may have been on your computer since the day you first purchased your computer, as it may have been preinstalled software. The actual hard drive location and folder is also shown below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related. Many spyware and virus writers often place files elsewhere on your computer, and use the same name in an attempt to fool you. This mscamsvc.exe file is the Microsoft Cam Service. This is for your webcam and may have also appeared if you just recently installed some new hardware like a webcam, otherwise it may have just been preinstalled on your copmuter for you. This file is considered safe and is not spyware, virus, or adware related software. Visit mscamsvc.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the mscamsvc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location is currently being researched at the time this page was created, but it is most likely in the Windows or System32 folder.


  • Is mscamsvc.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is mscamsvc.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove mscamsvc.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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