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Should I remove Logitech Vid?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,906
United States Rank #2,813
Reach 0.2042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.86 days
408.83 days >
Average installed length: 214.81 days


1.70.1044 15.71%
1.50.1043 1.84%
1.50.1040 0.52%
1.10.1009 71.60%
1.01.1023 0.07%
1.01.1015 2.93%
1.00.1062 7.33%

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Logitech Vid

What is Logitech Vid?  (from Logitech)

Logitech Vid is the fast and easy way to make video calls between Macs and PCs and living rooms TVs using Logitech Revue. Logitech Vid HD supports High Definition video calling with up to 720p resolution on qualified systems. Logitech Vid HD supports most USB cameras. Logitech Vid HD is free for anyone with any Logitec...  Read more


Logitech Vid is a software program developed by Logitech. The most common release is 1.10.1009, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 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 42.05 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 70.02 MB (73,418,030 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 50% of users of Logitech Vid come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logitech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech Vid\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4FBCEA31-5D18-4212-9231-DE7CF1BE7DBB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 70.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Logitech Vid

Program executable:Vid.exe
Name:Logitech Vid
Signed by:Logitech Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech Vid\Vid.exe
Additional files:
  • Vid.exe - Logitech Vid
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • 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/)
  • lwf_jp2.dll (by LuraTech Imaging GmbH) - LuraWave JP2 Dll
  • avformat-52.dll (by FFMPEG.org) - FFMPEG avformat (FFMPEG AVFormat)
  • avcodec-51.dll (by FFMPEG.org) - FFMPEG avcodec (FFMPEG AVCodecs)
  • avutil-49.dll - FFMPEG avutil (FFMPEG AVUtil)
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtOpenGL4.dll
  • qtsql4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • qtxml4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Vid.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE59FFDC-AB21-45EB-9374-D2ADC6A191FB}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Vid.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 14.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Vid.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Logitech Vid' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech Vid\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\Logitech Vid\Vid.exe" -bootmode.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Vid.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech Vid\Vid.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:42.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0247161231%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01138913%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01332699%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:406 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:292 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Logitech Vid?

You can uninstall Logitech Vid 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 Vid, 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 Vid.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.66%
Windows 10 19.38%
Windows Vista 14.59%
Windows XP 8.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.71%
Windows 7 Professional 11.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.18%
Windows 10 Home 6.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.55%
  Germany 9.18%
  France 7.18%
  Canada 4.19%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Italy 3.41%
  Australia 2.94%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Spain 1.33%
  Belgium 1.27%
  Sweden 0.89%
  Austria 0.81%
  Israel 0.79%
  Russia 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.10%
Hewlett-Packard 28.23%
Acer 12.23%
Medion 3.81%
Intel 3.71%
ASUS 3.22%
Toshiba 2.28%
American Megatrends 1.83%
Gateway 1.24%
Sahara 1.04%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.80%
ASUS All Series 4.54%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.33%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.08%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.82%

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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