What is LVComSer.exe?

The genuine LVComSer.exe file is a software component of Logitech QuickCam by Logitech.
The process that allows your Logitech webcam to communicate with other software applications, this process starts with Windows unless disabled. If disabled, the process will start when another application requests access to your webcam. Located in Switzerland, Logitech creates a variety of peripheral devices for personal computers. Their Quickcam software supports the Google produced internet TV service Google TV.

LVCOMSer stands for Logitech Video COM Service

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 LVComSer.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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LVComSer.exe file information

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

The process known as Logitech Video COM Service belongs to software Logitech QuickCam by Logitech (

Description: LVComSer.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. LVComSer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 186,904 bytes (93% of all occurrences) or 187,168 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. LVComSer.exe is a Verisign signed file. The LVComSer.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows core file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. LVComSer.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with LVComSer.exe, you could also do the following:
  • visit the support page
  • search for an update on the vendor’s website
  • safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Logitech QuickCam (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)

Recommended: Identify LVComSer.exe related errors

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

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Ist der Dienst um Features einer Logitech Webcam zu verwenden. Ohne diesen Dienst funktionieren einige Features der Kamera nicht
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LVComSer.exe is a background file for a Logitech Quick Cam.
  Harrison Whitmarsh   (further information)
Es ist Definitiv ein Teil der Logitech Webcam software.
My Logitech orb/sphere cam needs it to run. Doesnt hurt a thing. If you arent using your camera and want the resources back you can stop it but it really doesnt even touch the resources just leave iit alone

Summary: Average user rating of LVComSer.exe: based on 3 votes with 6 user comments. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users don't grade LVComSer.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving LVComSer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with LVComSer. 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 LVComSer.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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