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

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. quickcam.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
Quickcam.exe was most likely installed on your computer by yourself, but occasionally this may come as preinstalled software. The exact file and folder location is shown below so you can verify your file is in the proper location. Always verify the disk location as spyware writers and virus writers often place files in different locations using the same names in an attempt to fool you. This software is from Logitech and they are a well known maker of video webcams for your computer. This file will appear in your startup and if a Logitech webcam came with your pc, then this may have been preinstalled. This software works with your Logitech Quickcam webcam hardware. This allows easy access to quick webcam video, webcam picture capture and webcam settings. This file is considered safe and is not a known virus, adware, or spyware. Visit quickcam.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 quickcam.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
"C:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\Quickcam.exe" /hide is the exact disk location and setting that will be found in your system startup.


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, quickcam.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. quickcam.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is quickcam.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    Quickcam.exe was most likely installed on your computer by yourself, but occasionally this may come as preinstalled software. The exact file and folder location is shown below so you can verify your file is in the proper location. Always verify the disk location as spyware writers and virus writers often place files in different locations using the same names in an attempt to fool you. This software is from Logitech and they are a well known maker of video webcams for your computer. This file will appear in your startup and if a Logitech webcam came with your pc, then this may have been preinstalled. This software works with your Logitech Quickcam webcam hardware. This allows easy access to quick webcam video, webcam picture capture and webcam settings. This file is considered safe and is not a known virus, adware, or spyware. "C:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\Quickcam.exe" /hide is the exact disk location and setting that will be found in your system startup. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.