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What is wcmmon.exe?

Wcmmon.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if wcmmon.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Wcmmon.exe file information

The process belongs to software WebcamMax by eCode Sky Network Technology Co..

Description: Wcmmon.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. wcmmon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,038,848 bytes (35% of all occurrences), 450,048 bytes, 456,024 bytes or 449,024 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/wcmmon.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. It is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Wcmmon.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to turn to the software developer, Webcammax, for advice or completely remove WebcamMax (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify wcmmon.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wcmmon.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wcmmon.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 the webcam max software alert system in the event ofa process that may use the logitech or any webcam software that in turn starts the webcam max intergration from say for instance you click turn on webcam button in yahoo or other chats it alerts max in the event you want too record or add other little apps too the window.
  Ralph E. Hughes   (further information)
it's a webcam max tool running in the background. it displays a popup whenever an application wants to use a webcam (asks if webcam max should be started or not). you can safely disable it if you want (but you have to start webcam max manually if you want to use your webcam)
wcmmon.exe (Web Cam Max Monitor) is releated to WebcamMax program, which is use to create multiple cool effects for live video cam chat
  Kashif   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of wcmmon.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments.
3 users think wcmmon.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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