What is tsnp2uvc.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 tsnp2uvc.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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Tsnp2uvc.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with tsnp2uvc
Tsnp2uvc.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as tsnp2uvc Microsoft belongs to software tsnp2uvc or USB Video Device by Sonix Technology Co..

Description: Tsnp2uvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Tsnp2uvc.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 320,512 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 233,472 bytes and 10 more variants. 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. The file is not a Windows core file. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The program is not visible. Tsnp2uvc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If tsnp2uvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 41% dangerous. The file size is 322,560 bytes (39% of all occurrences), 317,952 bytes and 5 more variants. The file is not a Windows system file. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The program is not visible. Tsnp2uvc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to safely remove the program using the uninstall program of USB Video Device or Trust Webcam (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or consult's Customer Service for advice.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as tsnp2uvc.exe. Therefore, you should check the tsnp2uvc.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

Programm für Trust Webcam
tsnp2uvc.exe is part of the Capturix VideoSpy application ( or WDM Custom ICustomCamera Interface handler. If you do have any of that software or webcam driver installed on the computer, the file should be existed.
Die tsnp2uvc.exe scheint etwas mit der WebCam zu tun zu haben
Its the front end for "Frontech" webcam application
  Jas, India   (further information) (further information)
usb mikroskop-kamera treiber!
seems a part of my mini endoscop cam
wurde bei mir am 28.02.2015 von AVAST als Win32 Evo-gen [susp] gemeldet und gelöscht. Habe aber keine Beeinträchtigung von meiner Webcam beobachten können, daher gehe ich davon aus, dass dieser Process mindestens nicht wirklich nötig ist und entfernt werden kann.
wurde nach installieren meiner webcam gefunden, startet seitdem ungewollt mit windows.

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Summary: Average user rating of tsnp2uvc.exe: based on 8 votes with 8 user comments. One user thinks tsnp2uvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks tsnp2uvc.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving tsnp2uvc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with tsnp2uvc. 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 tsnp2uvc.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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