What does the lvcomsx.exe file do?
The lvcomsx.exe process is also known as LVCom Server and is a part of Logitech QuickCam or, as the case may be, Acer OrbiCam. This software is produced by Logitech (www.logitech.com) or, as the case may be, Labtec (www.labtec.com). An obsolete or defective version of lvcomsx.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- LVCom Server has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LVCom Server 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)
- lvcomsx.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module lvcomsx.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about lvcomsx.exe LVCom Server
lvcomsx.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Lvcomsx.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 221,184 bytes (84% of all these files), 225,280 bytes or, as the case may be, 237,568 bytes.
Lvcomsx.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. This lvcomsx program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run, Run). Lvcomsx.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 61% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A lvcomsx.exe file has a 17% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". In this case, the file size is usually 244,512 bytes (44% of all these files), 252,704 bytes or, as the case may be, 243,248 bytes.
Lvcomsx.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The lvcomsx file is not part of the Windows operating system. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run, Run).
Lvcomsx.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as track other applications.
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 lvcomsx.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 lvcomsx?
|Logitech QuickCam |
|processus to manage the logitech webcam |
|is impossible remove it when remove the webcam |
Daniel, Naples, Italy
|Logitech WEbcam software/Driver |
|Logitech QuickCam file |
Summary: 44 users judge lvcomsx.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 4 users consider it harmless. However, 7 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 7 users have already deleted lvcomsx.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Logitech QuickCam or Acer OrbiCam
To remove LVCom Server 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 QuickCam or Acer OrbiCam in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if lvcomsx.exe (LVCom Server) 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 LVCom Server. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LVCom Server 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 lvcomsx.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.