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Should I remove Logicool Vid HD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #43,963
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7.2 (7259) 29.49%
7.2 (7248) 43.59%
7.2 (7240) 21.79%
7.2 (7230) 5.13%

Logicool Vid HD


Logicool Vid HD is a program developed by Logicool Co. The most used version is 7.2 (7248), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 programs's main executable is vid.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 81.44 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 47.3 MB (49,592,696 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 64% of users of Logicool Vid HD come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logitech.com/vid
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Logicool\Vid HD
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Logicool\Vid HD\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 47.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Logicool Vid HD

Program executable:vid.exe
Name:Logitech Vid HD
Signed by:Logitech
Path:C:\Program Files\logicool\vid hd\vid.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Logicool Vid HD (Logicool Vid HD Installer)
  • H264NvidiaVidDecodeAPI.dll (by dicas digital image coding GmbH) - mpegableVideoSDK H.264 Decoder NVidia (NVidia accelerated H.264 decoding)
  • H264VidDecodeAPI.dll (by dicas digital image coding GmbH) - mpegable H.264 Decoder (H.264 Video Decoder API)
  • H264VidEncodeAPI.dll - mpegable H.264 Encoder (H.264 Video Encoder API)
  • StreamIO2.dll - mpegable StreamIO2 (mpegable Media Streaming Tools 2)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Vid.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{82D160BA-E458-405E-B442-F08655DB93F0}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Vid.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Logicool Vid' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Logicool\Vid HD\Vid.exe" -bootmode.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Vid.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Logitech Vid' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Logitech\Vid HD\Vid.exe" -bootmode.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Vid.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\Logitech\Vid HD\Vid.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:81.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000898441%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003239%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005746%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,451,342
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:778 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:521 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Logicool Vid HD?

You can uninstall Logicool Vid HD 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 Vid HD, 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 Vid HD.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.23%
Windows 10 14.10%
Windows Vista 8.97%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.59%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.53% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 63.53%
  United States 23.53%
  Germany 4.71%
  Hong Kong 2.35%
  Kazakstan 1.18%
  Taiwan 1.18%
  France 1.18%
  United Kingdom 1.18%
  Lithuania 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 7.50%
Toshiba 5.00%
Intel 5.00%
Gateway 5.00%
Alienware 2.50%
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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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