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What is lws.exe?

Part of Logitech Camera Software by Logitech

What is it?

Logitech Webcam Controller software allows for controling of the various Logitech Webcams. Includes the ability to move, rotate and zoom the cameras as well as basic camera settings such as brightness, etc.
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How does lws.exe run?

Process - lws.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does lws.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - lws.exe is registered with the run identifier 'LWS' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe -hide' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the lws.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of lws.exe users, 32.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is lws.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU267.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.7 MB RAM26.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              40 GDI objects26.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\logitech\lws\webcam software\lws.exe

Are there other versions of Logitech Camera Software?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Logitech Camera Software.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Logitech Inc.

Logitech designs and manufactures computer and electronics peripherals such as mice, keyboards, speakers, and remote controls. The company develops and markets More...
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File details

File name: lws.exe
Publisher: Logitech Inc. (verified)
Name: Logitech Camera Software
Description: Logitech Webcam Software
Version: 13.30.1379.0
Size: 200.52 KB
Original file name: LWS.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Logitech
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000820190%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000553177%
User CPU: 0.00002670128176%
Privileged CPU time: 335.54 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 693,829,530
CPU cycle count /min: 4,893,656
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 90.58 MB
Peak committed memory: 96.21 MB
Paged memory: 5.7 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.73 MB
Paged system memory: 128.92 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.78 KB
Working set memory: 6.34 MB
Peak working set memory: 13.51 MB
Min working set memory: 2.28 MB
Private memory: 5.7 MB
Page faults: 6,286
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 404
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 12.79 MB
Read transfer /min: 10.36 KB
Total write operations: 8
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 152 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 4,980
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 61.38 KB
Other Transfer /min: 17 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 40
Peak GDI objects: 46
USER objects: 22
Peak USER objects: 24
Handle count average: 231
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Child Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe" -hide
"C:\Program Files\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe" -hide

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: LWS
Command: C:\Program Files\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe -hide

Image hashes

MD5: 8ffcfe3351f51e19b856a2347e19b850
SHA-1: 82cb5fcfbd2da2e3a48033f3e7af69dba49fd7b5
SHA-256: cc8cc882f11b489c1507f1b722363b17dbc750e884b01bf2db6036ce4775e468

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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