What is USBPNP.exe?

The genuine USBPNP.exe file is a software component of SiPix StyleCam by SiPix.
USBPNP.exe is an executable file that runs the Universal Serial Bus Plug and Play drivers that enables SiPix cameras to be connected to computers through USB ports without the need for any installations. This file is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. SiPix Imaging, Inc. is an American company that manufactures custom display modules, providing system developers the opportunity to quickly get their products to the market. The company was founded in 1999 in Silicon Valley, California and has production facilities in Fremont, California and Taoyuan, Taiwan. SiPix was acquired by E Ink in November 2012.

USBPnP stands for Universal Serial Bus Plug and Play

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the USBPNP.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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USBPNP.exe file information

The process known as USBPNP belongs to software SiPix StyleCam CAMeleon or SiPix StyleCam by NuCam (

Description: USBPNP.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. USBPNP.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 45,056 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 26,624 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The USBPNP.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as USBPNP.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the USBPNP.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Summary: Average user rating of USBPNP.exe: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks USBPNP.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving USBPNP issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with USBPNP. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the USBPNP.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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