What is LDMConf.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 LDMConf.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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LDMConf.exe file information

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

The process known as LDM Configuration Application belongs to software Logitech Desktop Messenger or LDMConf MFC Application by Logitech (

Description: LDMConf.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. LDMConf.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—normally C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\ or C:\Program Files\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 450,560 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 196,608 bytes or 169,472 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. LDMConf.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with LDMConf.exe occur, you can safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Logitech Desktop Messenger (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LDMConf.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the LDMConf.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

setzt bei jedem startup einen neuen startupeintrag für backweb (oder so)
Looks for updates and upgrades on the net
  Reuben Ortiz   (further information)
Die Datei lässt immer wieder ein Fenster öffnen, indem zum registrieren eines Logitech produktes aufgefordert wird.

Summary: Average user rating of LDMConf.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think LDMConf.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving LDMConf issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with LDMConf. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the LDMConf.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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