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Should I remove Logitech Webcam Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #301
United States Rank #214
Reach 1.9396%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.20 days
684.31 days >
Average installed length: 359.55 days


12.10.1113 24.76%
12.00.1280 1.81%
2.80 13.81%
2.51 22.30%
2.40 2.99%
2.31 2.81%
2.30 6.46%
2.0 25.07%

Typically installed together

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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.


The most common release is 2.0, 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 primary executable is named LWS.exe. 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 16 files and is usually about 21.52 MB (22,566,755 bytes). The installed file LogitechUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logitech.com
Help link: www.logitech.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Logitech\Logitech WebCam Software\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\Installer\{D40EB009-0499-459c-A8AF-C9C110766215}\setup.exe" /lang=ENU /guid="{D40EB009-0499-459c-A8AF-C9
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:
  • lws110_x64.exe - Logitech Webcam 1.10.1113.0 (Logitech Webcam 1.10.1113.0 Software (ENU))
  • Software de la Càmara 5500.exe
  • 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
  • uninstall.exe - Logitech Updater Installer
  • LogitechUpdate.exe - Logitech Updater (LU) (Logitech Updater)
  • LuInstall.exe - Logitech Updater Install Runner
  • LULnchr.exe
  • 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
Memory:5.18 MB
Total CPU:0.0001432353%
Kernel CPU:0.00006035%
User CPU:0.00008288%
Memory:1.5 MB
Total CPU:0.0000173812%
Kernel CPU:0.00000998%
User CPU:0.00000740%

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 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.97%
Windows 10 23.25%
Windows Vista 8.67%
Windows XP 6.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.23%
Windows 7 Professional 12.37%
Windows 10 Home 7.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.58%
  Germany 5.14%
  United Kingdom 4.66%
  France 4.59%
  Canada 4.18%
  Australia 2.73%
  Netherlands 0.88%
  Russia 0.85%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Italy 0.81%
  India 0.64%
  Belgium 0.63%
  Israel 0.62%
  Finland 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.89%
Hewlett-Packard 26.38%
Acer 11.29%
ASUS 5.69%
Intel 3.96%
Toshiba 3.05%
American Megatrends 1.39%
Lenovo 0.97%
Alienware 0.75%
Sahara 0.64%
Medion 0.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.05%
Dell XPS 8300 4.13%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.40%
Dell XPS 8500 2.32%
Dell XPS 8700 2.22%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.14%

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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