13.51.815.0 49.09%
13.31.1038.0 41.82%
13.30.1379.0 9.09%



Logitech Camera Software by Logitech (Signed)

Remove LWS.exe


There are 3 versions of lws.exe in the wild, the latest version being 13.51.815.0. lws.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 200.13 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Logitech by VeriSign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0011% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 4.73 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 10.55 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 905 Bytes per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is lws.exe?

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.


File name:lws.exe
Publisher:Logitech Inc.
Product name:Logitech Camera Software
Description:Logitech Webcam Software
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\logitech\lws\webcam software\lws.exe
Issued to:Logitech
Authority (CA):VeriSign


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of lws.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'LWS' → C:\Program Files\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe -hide

VersionsAll file variations of lws.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
8ffdb89a0fb7c8abc3a8825e38047341 8992a80d5b5cfeb377b1ba3ad08c030d2ff3c191 199.35 KB
a2418d3c557c0a0c634da713a8ac3789 15549721922c27a7de6253999bef73247cf8cdec 200.52 KB
8ffcfe3351f51e19b856a2347e19b850 82cb5fcfbd2da2e3a48033f3e7af69dba49fd7b5 200.52 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.09%
Windows 8 Pro 12.73%
Windows 7 Professional 10.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.27%
Windows Vista Home Premium 3.64%
Windows 7 Starter 3.64%
Windows Vista Business 3.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.82%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 70.91% of Logitech Camera Software.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Toshiba 25.53%
Dell 17.02%
Hewlett-Packard 12.77%
ASUS 8.51%
Intel 8.51%
Acer 8.51%
American Megatrends 4.26%
Samsung 4.26%
Alienware 4.26%
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