What is vVX3000.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 vVX3000.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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VVX3000.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with vVX3000
VVX3000.exe process in Windows Task Manager

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

Description: VVX3000.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file vVX3000.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 762,736 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 707,376 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. VVX3000.exe is a Microsoft signed file. The vVX3000.exe file is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). VVX3000.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with vVX3000.exe, you can use the software publisher's support site or uninstall Microsoft LifeCam software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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If vVX3000.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 10% dangerous. The file size is 762,208 bytes. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The program has no visible window. The file is digitally signed. It is not a Windows system file. VVX3000.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware disguises itself as vVX3000.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the vVX3000.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

This file is part of Microsoft LifeCam. Vvx3000.exe is developed by Microsoft

Summary: Average user rating of vVX3000.exe: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving vVX3000 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with vVX3000. 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 vVX3000.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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