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What is vvx3000.exe?

Part of Microsoft LifeCam by Microsoft

What is it?

Microsoft LifeCam Device Application is a Webcam from Microsoft for home PC users available in various models. Its special features include an embedded microphone and integration with Windows Live Messenger, thus enabling direct Internet support. All models of Lifecam have a Windows Live Call button that causes Windows Live Messenger to initiate a video call. It is available for both laptops and desktops.
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How does vvx3000.exe run?

Process - vvx3000.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. vvx3000.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does vvx3000.exe start?

Scheduled task - vvx3000.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_vVX3000_exe'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Startup files (all users) run - vvx3000.exe is registered with the run identifier 'VX3000' and the execution command 'C:\Windows\vVX3000.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the vvx3000.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of vvx3000.exe users, 24.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is vvx3000.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU249.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.56 MB RAM11.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              21 GDI objects14.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Microsoft LifeCam?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: vvx3000.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft LifeCam
Description: Microsoft LifeCam Device Application
Version: 1, 2, 6, 0
Product version: 3.0
Size: 744.86 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 3/7/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000703448%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000454042%
User CPU: 0.00002494057444%
Privileged CPU time: 67.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 263,315,728
CPU cycle count /min: 47,218
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 86.47 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.56 MB
Paged memory: 2.56 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.63 MB
Paged system memory: 159.43 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.63 KB
Working set memory: 4.01 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.21 MB
Min working set memory: 3.65 MB
Private memory: 2.56 MB
Page faults: 6,856
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 10
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 11.32 KB
Read transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,394
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 64.42 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 21
Peak GDI objects: 25
USER objects: 25
Peak USER objects: 28
Handle count average: 166
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands

Scheduled task details

Name: \Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_vVX3000_exe

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: VX3000
Command: C:\Windows\vVX3000.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 69764a6475a4c54732e6a07ce6ef8be2
SHA-1: ae77cfdbf0c47ac527c02836f160e3a8e3993309
SHA-256: bf983299386ac0a16fa798d8eed43b3e88541d49a03e3f6f2b89a9a0c9a18503

PE image details

File packed: No
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