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What does the CameraAssistant.exe file do?

The CameraAssistant.exe process is also known as Logitech Camera Assistant and is a part of Logitech QuickCam Software. This software is produced by Logitech (www.logitech.com). An obsolete or defective version of CameraAssistant.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about CameraAssistant.exe Logitech Camera Assistant

CameraAssistant.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CameraAssistant.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 489,472 bytes (75% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 434,176 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The CameraAssistant file is not part of the Windows operating system. CameraAssistant.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes as well as track other applications. For this reason, 30% 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 CameraAssistant.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 CameraAssistant?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Logitech QuickCam Software

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To remove Logitech Camera Assistant from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Logitech QuickCam Software in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if CameraAssistant.exe (Logitech Camera Assistant) 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 Camera Assistant. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Logitech Camera Assistant 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 CameraAssistant.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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