What does the em_exec.exe file do?
The em_exec.exe process is also known as Logitech Events Handler Application or, as the case may be, Control Center and is a part of MouseWare or, as the case may be, Mozilla Thunderbird. This software is produced by Logitech (www.logitech.com). An obsolete or defective version of em_exec.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Logitech Events Handler Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Logitech Events Handler Application 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)
- em_exec.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module em_exec.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about em_exec.exe Logitech Events Handler Application
em_exec.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Em_exec.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" - e.g. C:\Program Files\Logitech\mouseware\SYSTEM\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 37,888 bytes (84% of all these files), 38,912 bytes, 35,328 bytes, 28,672 bytes or, as the case may be, 35,840 bytes.
You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. It can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. This em_exec program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Em_exec.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 68% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A em_exec.exe file has a 22% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 28,672 bytes. The application is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file is no part of Microsoft Windows.
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 em_exec.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 em_exec?
|Logitech Mouseware |
|mouse+keyboard tool from logitech |
|I've used it for 10 months with no adverse results. it appears to be a logitech mouse file and nothing else. (further information...) |
Summary: 109 users judge em_exec.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 10 users consider it harmless. However, 6 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 6 users have already deleted em_exec.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall MouseWare or Mozilla Thunderbird
To remove Logitech Events Handler Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for MouseWare or Mozilla Thunderbird in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if em_exec.exe (Logitech Events Handler Application) 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 Events Handler Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Logitech Events Handler Application 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 em_exec.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.