What is vm331_sti.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 vm331_sti.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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Vm331_sti.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with vm331_sti
Vm331_sti.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as VM331 StiMnt belongs to software VM331 StiMnt or Lenovo EasyCamera or FS13FF-183 by Vimicro (

Description: Vm331_sti.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Vm331_sti.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 548,864 bytes (47% of all occurrences), 536,576 bytes, 532,480 bytes or 565,248 bytes. 
The vm331_sti.exe file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Vm331_sti.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You might want to remove the entire program Lenovo EasyCamera or FS13FF-183 using Windows Control Panel.

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If vm331_sti.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder, the security rating is 29% dangerous. The file size is 536,576 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 290,816 bytes, 196,608 bytes or 192,512 bytes. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The vm331_sti.exe file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The file is a Microsoft signed file. Vm331_sti.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as vm331_sti.exe. Therefore, you should check the vm331_sti.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

Die Datei nimmt viel Arbeitsplatz in Anspruch. Ist bei C:\Program Files\USB Camera gepeichert.
It is not dangerous in ANY way. It is part of the Lenovo webcam on laptops.
Habe die Autostart Funktion deaktiviert und etwas an Resourcen gespart. Ist ein Hintergrunddienst für die Webcam und nicht notwendig für das System

Summary: Average user rating of vm331_sti.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving vm331_sti issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with vm331_sti. 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 vm331_sti.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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