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What does the libusbd-nt.exe file do?

The libusbd-nt.exe process is also known as LibUsb-Win32 - Generic USB Library and is a part of LibUsb-Win32. This software is produced by http://libusb-win32.sourceforge.net. An obsolete or defective version of libusbd-nt.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 libusbd-nt.exe LibUsb-Win32

libusbd-nt.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file libusbd-nt.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 18,944 bytes.
This libusbd-nt program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. For this reason, 34% 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 libusbd-nt.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 libusbd-nt?

Used for Alphacool LCD Display (further information...)
Peter Warner
It's a process that manage a driver that let you use the six axis pad (PS3) on your computer.
Magnus
Library to enable user space application programs to communicate with USB devices (further information...)
Libusb
Allows use of a PS3 controller
Jakeyboy
this process appeared in my task manager after downloading drivers for playstation 3 pad
john bryce
driver for ps3 controller
dinky boy

Summary: One user judges libusbd-nt.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall LibUsb-Win32

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To remove LibUsb-Win32 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 LibUsb-Win32 in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if libusbd-nt.exe (LibUsb-Win32) 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 LibUsb-Win32. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LibUsb-Win32 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 libusbd-nt.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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