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Should I remove Logitech Gaming Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,774
United States Rank #5,441
Reach 0.0821%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.31 days
717.16 days >
Average installed length: 376.81 days


8.46.27 100.00%

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Logitech Gaming Software 8.46

What is Logitech Gaming Software?  (from Logitech)

Logitech Gaming Software is a configuration utility that allows you to customize your Logitech game controller behavior for a particular game. It allows you to create commands and assign them to buttons, and to change controller axis response curves. You can use this to create a new game profile, modify an existing gam...  Read more


Logitech Gaming Software 8.46 is a software program developed by Logitech. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 programs's main executable is lcore.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 43.28 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 30.75 MB (32,246,995 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 52% of users of Logitech Gaming Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logitech.com
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
Estimated size: 30.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Logitech Gaming Software 8.46

Program executable:lcore.exe
Name:Logitech Gaming Framework
Signed by:Logitech
Path:C:\Program Files\logitech gaming software\lcore.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
(From the publisher) “The Logitech G15 and G19 keyboards and the G13 Advanced Gameboard offer unprecedented levels of in-game information, programmability and control.”
Additional files:
  • LCFS.dll - Logitech Gaming Framework (Logitech Core Feature Set Library)
  • LInstall.exe - Logitech Plugin Installer
  • LRestart.exe - Logitech UAC Starter
  • LGSHlpr.dll - Unifying Software (Unifying Software (UNICODE))
  • RestartLCore.exe
  • uninstallhlpr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LCore.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF74B63B-F397-43BB-87B0-D06A441462FD}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LCore.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 6.
Startup File (User Run)
  • LCore.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Logitech Gaming Framework' and executes as C:\Program Files\Logitech Gaming Software\LCore.exe.
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.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:43.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005779394%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00023525%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00034269%
0.015104% average
70 average

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 8.46, 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 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.47%
Windows 10 29.23%
Windows Vista 1.11%
Windows XP 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.87%
Windows 7 Professional 13.17%
Windows 8 Pro 7.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.07%
Windows 8.1 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.74%
  Germany 8.55%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  Canada 4.63%
  Australia 4.25%
  Netherlands 2.51%
  Sweden 2.45%
  Norway 2.18%
  DK 2.18%
  Finland 2.02%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Brazil 1.03%
  Italy 1.03%
  Turkey 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 15.60%
ASUS 15.32%
Acer 14.61%
Dell 13.62%
Alienware 4.26%
Intel 3.12%
Lenovo 2.70%
MSI 1.99%
Samsung 1.70%
Apple 0.57%
Toshiba 0.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.75%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.97%
MSI MS-7758 3.50%
MSI MS-7681 3.04%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.57%

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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