What is VM302Snap.exe?

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 VM302Snap.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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VM302Snap.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with VM302Snap
VM302Snap.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Vimicro or VM302SNAP belongs to software BIGDOG or VM302SNAP by Vimicro ( or VM302SNAP.

Description: VM302Snap.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The VM302Snap.exe file is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 49,152 bytes (81% of all occurrences) or 57,344 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The VM302Snap.exe file is not a Windows system file. The VM302Snap.exe file is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as VM302Snap.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the VM302Snap.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.


User Comments

It a software for WebCam. Often is running with another file - Domino.exe.

Summary: Average user rating of VM302Snap.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving VM302Snap issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with VM302Snap. 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 VM302Snap.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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