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Should I remove Logitech Vid HD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,023
United States Rank #768
Reach 0.6748%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.88 days
763.56 days >
Average installed length: 401.19 days


7.2 (7259) 42.08%
7.2 (7253) 0.46%
7.2 (7248) 27.69%
7.2 (7240) 24.84%
7.2 (7230) 4.93%

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Logitech Vid HD

What is Logitech Vid HD?  (from Logitech)

Logitech Vid HD is the fast and easy way to make HD 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 L...  Read more


Logitech Vid HD is a program developed by Logitech. The most used version is 7.2 (7259), 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 main program executable is vid.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 47.47 MB (49,775,167 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 Vista (SP2). While about 62% of users of Logitech Vid HD come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logitech.com/vid
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Logitech\Vid HD
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Logitech\Vid HD\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 47.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Logitech Vid HD

Program executable:vid.exe
Name:Logitech Vid HD
Path:C:\Program Files\logitech\vid hd\vid.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Logitech Vid HD (Logitech 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)
  • 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/)
  • StreamIO2.dll - mpegable StreamIO2 (mpegable Media Streaming Tools 2)
  • vpxmd.dll - VPX Codec Library
  • QtWebKit4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)

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 Logitech Vid HD?

You can uninstall Logitech 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 Logitech 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 Logitech Vid HD.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.34%
Windows Vista 12.88%
Windows 10 8.47%
Windows XP 8.27%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.52%
Windows 7 Professional 11.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.16%
Windows 10 Home 3.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.26%
  Germany 6.63%
  United Kingdom 3.72%
  Canada 3.64%
  France 3.29%
  Australia 2.54%
  Italy 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  Spain 1.34%
  Belgium 1.15%
  Sweden 0.84%
  Israel 0.72%
  Russia 0.57%
  Finland 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.30%
Hewlett-Packard 28.80%
Acer 10.63%
Intel 4.40%
Toshiba 3.78%
ASUS 2.97%
American Megatrends 1.57%
Medion 1.55%
Sahara 0.85%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.21%
Dell XPS 8300 4.13%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.91%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.68%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.64%
Dell Inspiron 620 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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