What does the FixCamera.exe file do?
The FixCamera.exe process is also known as CameraFixer MFC Application and is a part of CameraFixer Application. This software is produced by SONIX (www.sonix.com.tw). An obsolete or defective version of FixCamera.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CameraFixer MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CameraFixer MFC Application has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- FixCamera.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module FixCamera.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about FixCamera.exe CameraFixer MFC Application
FixCamera.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file FixCamera.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 20,480 bytes (88% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 188,928 bytes.
It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The FixCamera file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. FixCamera.exe is capable of track other applications as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 62% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves FixCamera.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about FixCamera?
|Recently, i cannot cannot HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run with regedit and three other registry editor. I went into safe mode, accessed the same registry and delete just the fixcamera entry. When I restart into normal mode, I was able to view that registry key again. |
|Eine von der webcam ein treiber. (an software for the webcam) |
|It may have to do with my zonet zvc7500 webcam, the drivers for this cam seem sketchy to say the very least |
|C:/Windows fixcamera.EDE |
|Its part of Camera driver im using, without i cant use extra options like face tracking |
Summary: 7 users judge FixCamera.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 5 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted FixCamera.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall CameraFixer Application
To remove CameraFixer MFC Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate CameraFixer Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if FixCamera.exe (CameraFixer MFC Application) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of CameraFixer MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CameraFixer MFC Application or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or FixCamera.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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