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What does the LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe file do?

The LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe process is also known as Logitech Desktop Messenger and is a part of Logitech Desktop Messenger or, as the case may be, Deal or No Deal. This software is produced by Logitech (www.logitech.com). An obsolete or defective version of LogitechDesktopMessenger.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 LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe Logitech Desktop Messenger

LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" (e.g. C:\Program Files\logitech\desktop messenger\8876480\program\). Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 67,128 bytes (64% of all these files), 66,864 bytes, 32,768 bytes, 36,864 bytes or, as the case may be, 91,440 bytes.
The LogitechDesktopMessenger file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders, Run, DEFAULT\Run, User Shell Folders). This LogitechDesktopMessenger program can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. For this reason, 67% 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 LogitechDesktopMessenger.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 LogitechDesktopMessenger?

8876-480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
Nkyhotboi24
Desktop information tool. Used to receive news, releases and updates from Logitech. Can be removed via Add/Remove Programs.
Canis_Familiaris
It's the Logitech Manager, installed when you install mouse/keyboard drivers by Logitech
DutchDude
Checks for updates, and logs information. It is advised that you disable this program so that it does not take up necessary resources.
Elric Ward
as far as I can believe it is a messenger on your desktop by logitech. warns you about new updates and stuff like that
KWEEK 5 R

Summary: 16 users judge LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 5 users have already deleted LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall Logitech Desktop Messenger or Deal or No Deal

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To remove Logitech Desktop Messenger 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 Desktop Messenger or Deal or No Deal in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe (Logitech Desktop Messenger) 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 Desktop Messenger. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Logitech Desktop Messenger 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 LogitechDesktopMessenger.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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