What does the vsnpstd.exe file do?
The vsnpstd.exe process is also known as CameraMonitor MFC Application and is a part of CameraMonitor Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of vsnpstd.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CameraMonitor MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CameraMonitor 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)
- vsnpstd.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module vsnpstd.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about vsnpstd.exe CameraMonitor MFC Application
vsnpstd.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file vsnpstd.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 40,960 bytes (54% of all these files), 286,720 bytes or, as the case may be, 339,968 bytes.
The file does not supply any version information or other description. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The vsnpstd file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. This vsnpstd.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this reason, 58% 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 vsnpstd.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 vsnpstd?
|Appeared after installing Genius videocam. Seems OK. |
|part of digital camera software |
|driver of a web camera |
|it is used with a web cam |
|think USB Camera |
Summary: 19 users judge vsnpstd.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 11 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted vsnpstd.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall CameraMonitor Application
To remove CameraMonitor 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 CameraMonitor Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if vsnpstd.exe (CameraMonitor 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 CameraMonitor MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CameraMonitor 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 vsnpstd.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.