What does the backWeb-8876480.exe file do?
The backWeb-8876480.exe process is also known as Logitech Desktop Messenger and is a part of Logitech Desktop Messenger. This software is produced by Logitech (www.logitech.com). An obsolete or defective version of backWeb-8876480.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Logitech Desktop Messenger has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Logitech Desktop Messenger has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- backWeb-8876480.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module backWeb-8876480.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about backWeb-8876480.exe Logitech Desktop Messenger
backWeb-8876480.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. BackWeb-8876480.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 16,384 bytes (80% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 20,480 bytes.
When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, MACHINE\Run). The backWeb-8876480 file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This particular software can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. For this reason, 74% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves backWeb-8876480.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about backWeb-8876480?
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Summary: 34 users judge backWeb-8876480.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 11 users consider it harmless. However, 51 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 65 users have already deleted backWeb-8876480.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Logitech Desktop Messenger
To remove Logitech Desktop Messenger from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Logitech Desktop Messenger in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if backWeb-8876480.exe (Logitech Desktop Messenger) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Logitech Desktop Messenger. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Logitech Desktop Messenger or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or backWeb-8876480.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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