What is vVX1000.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 vVX1000.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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VVX1000.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with vVX1000
VVX1000.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Microsoft LifeCam Device Application belongs to software Microsoft LifeCam by Microsoft (

Description: VVX1000.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. VVX1000.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 709,992 bytes (45% of all occurrences), 762,736 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The vVX1000.exe file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. VVX1000.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. VVX1000.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). VVX1000.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 16% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with vVX1000.exe, you can visit the support page or completely remove Microsoft LifeCam (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify vVX1000.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as vVX1000.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the vVX1000.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

Part of Microsoft LifeCam

Summary: Average user rating of vVX1000.exe: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users don't grade vVX1000.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving vVX1000 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with vVX1000. 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 vVX1000.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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