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Should I remove Logicool Desktop Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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2.54.11 20.00%
2.52.21 50.00%
2.30.04 10.00%

Logicool Desktop Messenger


Logicool Desktop Messenger is a program developed by Logicool Co. The most used version is 2.52.21, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ldmconf.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 12.49 MB (13,092,391 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 62% of users of Logicool Desktop Messenger come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logicool.co.jp
Help link: www.logicool.co.jp/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Desktop Messenger
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9
Estimated size: 12.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Logicool Desktop Messenger

Program executable:ldmconf.exe
Name:Logicool Desktop Messenger
LDM Configuration Application
Path:C:\Program Files\logicool\desktop messenger\8876480\program\ldmconf.exe
Additional files:
  • LiteInst.exe - Logicool Desktop Messenger Installer
  • ldmrenu.dll - Logicool Desktop Messenger (LDM) (LDM Configuration Application)
  • ldmrjpn.dll
  • LogicoolDesktopMessenger.exe - Logicool Desktop Messenger
  • SyncExt.dll - LDMClient Extention for UP synchronization
  • BWCHelpr-8876480.dll - Logicool Desktop Messenger
  • backweb.dll (by BackWeb Technologies) - BackWeb
  • BWCHelpr.dll (by BackWeb Technologies) - BWCHelper Module
  • bwfiles.dll - BackWebFiles Module
  • bwsec.dll - BackWeb bwsec (bwsec)
  • bwUnin.exe - BackWeb Plug-in Uninstaller
  • bwxtext.dll (by BackWeb) - BackWeb bwxtext (bwxtext)
  • ClientRc.dll
  • clntutil.dll
  • Cpuinf32.dll - BackWeb Cpuinf32 (Cpuinf32)
  • GAPlugProtocol.dll - GAPlugProtocol Module
  • IAdHide.dll - BackWeb IAdHide (IAdHide)
  • Npavi32.dll
  • Pre6Import.dll
  • register.exe - Channel Registration Helper
  • registerRC.dll - IARegChn Application (Channel Registration Helper Application)
  • Restart.exe - BackWeb Restart Utility
  • runner.dll - RunnerDLL Module (BackWeb Runner Application)
  • runner.exe
  • Sprite6.exe - BackWeb Flash Player (Sprite)
  • SpriteRC.dll
  • UninstallRC.dll - UNINSTALL Application (UNINSTALL MFC Application)
  • win2000.dll
  • wtsisctd.exe - IsSessionConnected Utility

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • LogicoolDesktopMessenger.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogicoolDesktopMessenger.exe'.

How do I remove Logicool Desktop Messenger?

You can uninstall Logicool Desktop Messenger from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Logicool Desktop Messenger, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Logicool Desktop Messenger.

Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 40.00%
Windows XP 40.00%
Windows 7 10.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 61.54%
  United States 30.77%
  Philippines 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.00%
Toshiba 30.00%
Sony 20.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Sahara 10.00%
Common models
Sony VPCEB28FJ 22.22%
TOSHIBA dynabook VX1/W15L... 11.11%
TOSHIBA dynabook TX/66FBL 11.11%
TOSHIBA dynabook Qosmio F... 11.11%
Matsushita Electric Indus... 11.11%
Dell Inspiron 545s 11.11%

About (from Logicool Co. Ltd.)

Logicool/Logitech to focus on product quality and innovation, has designed a consumer peripherals to extend the fun of digital world.
Publisher URL: www.logicool.co.jp


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