lws.exe - Is lws.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is lws.exe?
Purpose of lws.exe:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. lws.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
LWS.exe is a software program that may have arrived on its own, or may have been installed by you. To help identify that this software task is not spyware or virus related, always verify the file is in the proper location as the file location for this software is shown below for you. This LWS.exe file is part of the Logitech software driver setup, but it really doesn't need to always be running in the backgroud. This is installed with your Logitech drivers for your Logitech webcams. LWS.exe is considered safe and is not virus or spyware related. You can remove this in your tasklist or startup, as you can still access your webcam without a problem even if this is not always running during bootup. Visit lws.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the lws.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files (x86)\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe is where this file is most often located.


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, lws.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. lws.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is lws.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove lws.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    LWS.exe is a software program that may have arrived on its own, or may have been installed by you. To help identify that this software task is not spyware or virus related, always verify the file is in the proper location as the file location for this software is shown below for you. This LWS.exe file is part of the Logitech software driver setup, but it really doesn't need to always be running in the backgroud. This is installed with your Logitech drivers for your Logitech webcams. LWS.exe is considered safe and is not virus or spyware related. You can remove this in your tasklist or startup, as you can still access your webcam without a problem even if this is not always running during bootup. C:\Program Files (x86)\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe is where this file is most often located. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.