What does the LDMConf.exe file do?
The LDMConf.exe process is also known as LDM Configuration Application and is a part of Logitech Desktop Messenger or, as the case may be, LDMConf MFC Application. This software is produced by Logitech (www.logitech.com). An obsolete or defective version of LDMConf.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- LDM Configuration Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LDM Configuration 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)
- LDMConf.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module LDMConf.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about LDMConf.exe LDM Configuration Application
LDMConf.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. LDMConf.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" - as a rule C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\ respectively C:\Program Files\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 169,472 bytes (40% of all these files), 196,608 bytes or, as the case may be, 450,560 bytes.
This LDMConf program is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The LDMConf file is not part of the Windows operating system. LDMConf.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 22% 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 LDMConf.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 LDMConf?
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Summary: One user judges LDMConf.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Logitech Desktop Messenger or LDMConf MFC Application
To remove LDM Configuration 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 Logitech Desktop Messenger or LDMConf MFC Application in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if LDMConf.exe (LDM Configuration 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 LDM Configuration Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LDM Configuration 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 LDMConf.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.