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Should I remove Logitech Gaming Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,240
United States Rank #6,165
Reach 0.0729%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.94 days
676.66 days >
Average installed length: 355.53 days


8.50.281 99.93%

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Logitech Gaming Software 8.50

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 8.50 is a program developed by Logitech. 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 programs's main executable is lcore.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 63.79 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 15 files and is usually about 36.88 MB (38,673,956 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 48% of users of Logitech Gaming Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

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=DEU /downgrade=no
Estimated size: 36.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Logitech Gaming Software 8.50

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:
  • LGSHlpr.dll - Unifying Software (Unifying Software (UNICODE))
  • LGS_Hlpr2.dll
  • QtHelp4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Help (Help application framework.)
  • QtCLucene4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtOpenGL4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • LGSToast.dll
  • RestartLCore.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LCore.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_LCore_1~ETIGOL1~ARGORPC'.
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:63.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003250812%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014376%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00018132%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,355,565
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:254.76 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:17.68 KB
105.02 KB 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 8.50, 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) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.81%
Windows 10 35.42%
Windows Vista 0.56%
Windows XP 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.98%
Windows 7 Professional 11.10%
Windows 8.1 7.89%
Windows 8 Pro 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.08%
  Germany 9.90%
  United Kingdom 4.34%
  Australia 4.15%
  Canada 3.91%
  Sweden 2.93%
  Netherlands 2.93%
  Finland 2.20%
  DK 2.08%
  Italy 2.02%
  Norway 1.65%
  Austria 1.47%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Poland 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.00%
Acer 15.73%
Dell 13.71%
Hewlett-Packard 13.40%
Alienware 4.21%
Lenovo 3.89%
Intel 3.58%
MSI 2.49%
Medion 2.49%
Samsung 1.87%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.79%
MSI MS-7821 4.69%
MSI MS-7751 3.29%
MSI MS-7681 2.35%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.11%
MSI MS-7758 2.11%

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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