What is FxSvr2.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the FxSvr2.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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FxSvr2.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with FxSvr2
FxSvr2.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as QuickCam Framework Server belongs to software Logitech QuickCam Software or Logitech QuickCam or Labtec WebCam Software or QuickCam Framework Server by Logitech ( or Labtec (

Description: FxSvr2.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file FxSvr2.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ (common is C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 192,512 bytes (94% of all occurrences) or 176,128 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. FxSvr2.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also do the following:
  1) completely remove Logitech QuickCam Software or Software Logitech QuickCam (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) contact Customer Service
  3) look for a new, improved version.

Recommended: Identify FxSvr2.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FxSvr2.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FxSvr2.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Logitech Product Execuable Background Process. Used 100% CPU, slowing other applications down considerably. Everything ran faster when manually terminated.
Logitech Video Process
Runs the Logitech Quick Cam, no Worries Blokes!
part of logitech
part of logitech package
so logitech runs 3 different things on my computer : LogiTray.exe, FxSvr2.exe and LVCOMSX.exe
Logitech Quickman File
The fxsvr2.exe process is part of the drivers for your Logitech video hardware. If you do not have any Logitech video hardware installed, you can terminate this process.
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of FxSvr2.exe: based on 20 votes with 9 reviews. 17 users think FxSvr2.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users don't grade FxSvr2.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving FxSvr2 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FxSvr2. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the FxSvr2.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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