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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,226
United States Rank #25,318
Reach 0.0041%


8.79.77 82.72%
8.79.73 17.28%

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Logitech Gaming Software 8.79


Logitech Gaming Software 8.79 is a program developed by Logitech. The most used version is 8.79.77, 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. The main program executable is lcore.exe. The software installer includes 31 files. The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 60% of users of Logitech Gaming Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\logitech gaming software
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Logitech Gaming Software\uninstallhlpr.exe /bitness=x64 /silentmode=off /langid=ENU /downgrade=no /firstRun=yes

Program filesFiles installed by Logitech Gaming Software 8.79

Program executable:lcore.exe
Name:Logitech Gaming Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\logitech gaming software\lcore.exe
Additional files:
  • DtsRoomInfo.dll - Logitech Gaming Framework (Logitech DtsRoomInfo)
  • LGS_Hlpr2.dll
  • LGSToast.dll
  • RestartLCore.exe
  • LGJoyDriverAPI.dll - Logitech Gaming Software (Logitech Win2000 (and beyond) Driver API COM Abstraction DLL)
  • uninstallhlpr.exe - Logitech Uninstaller (Setup)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Multimedia.dll
  • Qt5Network.dll
  • Qt5OpenGL.dll
  • Qt5PrintSupport.dll
  • Qt5Script.dll
  • Qt5Svg.dll
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • Qt5Xml.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LCore.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Launch LCore_Reg_HKLMRun.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LCore.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Launch LCore' which loads as C:\Program Files\Logitech Gaming Software\LCore.exe /minimized.

How do I remove Logitech Gaming Software?

You can uninstall Logitech Gaming Software 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 Logitech Gaming Software 8.79, 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 Logitech Gaming Software.

Win 10 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.72%
Windows 7 16.05%
Windows Vista 1.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 34.57%
Windows 10 Home 29.63%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.17%
Windows 7 Professional 4.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.63%
  Germany 8.26%
  Canada 4.59%
  United Kingdom 4.59%
  Turkey 3.67%
  Belgium 2.75%
  Finland 1.83%
  Australia 1.83%
  Czech Republic 1.83%
  Italy 1.83%
  Chile 0.92%
  Slovenia 0.92%
  Singapore 0.92%
  Norway 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.03%
ASUS 24.14%
Dell 10.34%
Hewlett-Packard 10.34%
Toshiba 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
MSI 3.45%
Medion 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.32%
MSI MS-7817 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite A350 1.89%
Samsung 870Z5E/880Z5E/680... 1.89%
MSI MS-7982 1.89%

About Logitech

Logitech develops products like peripheral devices for PCs, including keyboards, mice, microphones, game controllers and webcams.
Publisher URL: www.logitech.com


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