84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Logitech Webcam Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #24,581
Reach 0.0073%


12.10.1113 100.00%

Other programs by Logitech

Logitech Webcam Software

What is Logitech Webcam Software?

This is the software package for the installed Logitech Webcam. The software includes a driver package that is required in order for the Logitech Webcam to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device. It also installs various other non-required components to enhance teh features of the webcam.


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 main program executable is LWS.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 21.52 MB (22,566,755 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logitech.com
Help link: www.logitech.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech WebCam Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{987FE247-4E69-4A2E-A961-D14F901FDBF6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Logitech Webcam Software

Program executable:LWS.exe
Name:Logitech Webcam Software
Camera Software
Signed by:Logitech Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech WebCam Software\LWS.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • iKeyCnfg.dll - Logitech Webcam Software (Installer Key File)
  • iKeyHelp.dll
  • iKeyMdls.dll
  • iKeyRdMe.dll
  • LogiMail.dll - Mail Library
  • LogiMailApp.exe - Mail Process
  • LWS.exe - Camera Software
  • videoc.dll - VideoControl Library
  • eReg.exe (by Leader Technologies/Logitech) - PowerReg (Product Registration)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • LWS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3DFF274C-2700-4371-BC4B-436557F11D6D}' (runs on registration).
  • eReg.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{438C988A-08DE-4AED-B96E-EE30FF022CC8}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LWS.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LogitechQuickCamRibbon.
Startup File (User Run)
  • LWS.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'LogitechQuickCamRibbon' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech WebCam Software\LWS.exe" /hide.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LWS.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NBKeyScan' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech WebCam Software\LWS.exe" /hide.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0043866354%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00155037%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00283626%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:64,428
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:5.26 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:11 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Logitech Webcam Software?

You can uninstall Logitech Webcam 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 Webcam Software, 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 Webcam Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 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 7 60.84%
Windows 10 20.28%
Windows Vista 12.59%
Windows XP 6.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.78%
Windows 7 Professional 14.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.29%
Windows 10 Home 5.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.83% of installs come from Sweden
Which countries install it?
  Sweden 63.83%
  Norway 17.73%
  Turkey 12.77%
  United States 2.84%
  Finland 0.71%
  Estonia 0.71%
  Germany 0.71%
  DK 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 22.62%
American Megatrends 8.33%
ASUS 2.38%
Common models
Acer Aspire XC600 1.96%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.96%
Gigabyte Z68P-DS3 1.96%
MSI MS-7721 1.96%
MSI MS-7681 1.96%
Packard Bell imedia S3840 0.98%

About Logitech

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.