What does the Logger.exe file do?
The Logger.exe process is also known as PCC Logging Service server application and is a part of PCC Logging Service or, as the case may be, go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52156. This software is produced by Popwire AB (www.telestream.net). An obsolete or defective version of Logger.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PCC Logging service server application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PCC Logging service server 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)
- Logger.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Logger.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Logger.exe PCC Logging service server application
Logger.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Logger.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 106,496 bytes (90% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 86,016 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. For this reason, 33% 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 Logger.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 Logger?
|installed by Sony Ericson phone software. Part of the sync process |
Ren Holmes, I.T. consultant
|Installed HTC Sync - Smartphone software to sync |
|logger.exe is a Clavister Logger belonging to Clavister Logger from Clavister AB |
|Part of HTC Sync Software. Disapears if you remove the HTC Sync Software |
Christoph Schuler, IT Student
|Part of HTC Sync (further information...) |
Summary: 2 users judge Logger.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall PCC Logging Service or go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52156
To remove PCC Logging service server application 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 PCC Logging Service or go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52156 in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Logger.exe (PCC Logging service server 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 PCC Logging service server application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PCC Logging service server 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 Logger.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.