SOLVED: Windows 10 logilda.dll error affecting Logitech mice

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Windows 10 logilda.dll error

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The logilda.dll error is an error message that can pop up on desktops and laptops with Logitech mice when Windows starts up. The error message more specifically states: “There was a problem starting C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll. The specified module could not be found.

Some users have stated that the error message started to pop up after upgrading their Windows platforms. The logilda.dll error largely pertains to the Logitech Download Assistant, and these are some potential fixes for it.

How to fix the Windows 10 logilda.dll error

  1. Disable LogiLDA From the Windows Startup With Task Manager
  2. Erase the Logitech Download Assistant Key From the Registry
  3. Erase the Logitech Registry Key With a Batch File
  4. Uninstall the Logitech SetPoint Software
  5. Reinstall the Logitech Driver

1. Disable LogiLDA From the Windows Startup With Task Manager

  • To fix the logilda error, you’ll usually need to at least disable LogiLDA (Logitech Download Assistant) from Windows startup. You can do that by pressing the Windows key + R hotkey.
  • Enter ‘taskmgr’ in Run’s text box, and press the OK button.
  • Click the Start-up tab on the Task Manager window.

  • Now select LogiLDA on the list of startup items, and press the Disable button.
  • Disable other Logitech startup items if there are any.

2. Erase the Logitech Download Assistant Key From the Registry

  • To ensure that the Logitech Download Assistant is fully removed from the Windows startup, erase the Logitech registry key. To do that, first open Run with the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut.
  • Enter ‘regedit’ in Run’s text box, and press the OK button.
  • Then enter ‘Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run’ in the Registry Editor’s path text box as in the snapshot below.

  • Right-click the Logitech Download Assistant key and select Delete.

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3. Erase the Logitech Registry Key With a Batch File

  • Alternatively, you can erase the Logitech Download Assistant registry key with a batch file. To do that, open Notepad by entering ‘Notepad’ in Run’s text box.
  • Copy the batch file below with the Ctrl + C hotkey.

echo Start

echo #

echo ######################## Default dirctory for x86 x64 ########################

echo #

echo this command is default system32 directory for x86 OS or x64 OS

cd %windir% & cd system32

reg delete “HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun” /v “Logitech Download Assistant” /f

reg delete “HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun” /v “Logitech Download Assistant” /f

echo #

echo ######################## Change the dirctory for x64 ########################

echo #

echo this command is x86 application’s registry for x64 OS

cd %windir% & cd syswow64

reg delete “HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun” /v “Logitech Download Assistant” /f

reg delete “HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun” /v “Logitech Download Assistant” /f

echo End

  • Paste that code into Notepad by pressing the Ctrl + V hotkey.
  • Click File > Save As to open the window below.

  • Select All Files from the Save as type drop-down menu.
  • Enter ‘Logitech.bat’ as the batch file title.
  • Select to save the batch file to the desktop, and press the Save button.
  • Then right-click the Logitech.bat file on the desktop and select Run as administrator.

4. Uninstall the Logitech SetPoint Software

Removing Logitech Download Assistant from Windows startup will usually fix the logilda.dll error. However, if not, then reinstalling the Logitech SetPoint software with the latest version might also fix the logilda.dll error. In fact, uninstalling SetPoint might be enough to fix the issue. You can uninstall SetPoint as follows.

  • Enter ‘appwiz.cpl’ in Run and click OK to open the window directly below.

  • Enter the keyword ‘Logitech SetPoint’ in the search box.
  • Select the listed SetPoint software, and press the Uninstall button.
  • Press the Yes button to further confirm.
  • Restart the Windows OS.
  • You can then press the Download Now button on this page to get the latest SetPoint software. If you have a 32-bit Windows platform, select Full Installer 32-bit from the drop-down menu before clicking Download Now.

  • Open SetPoint’s installer to add the software to Windows.

5. Reinstall the Logitech Driver

  • Another alternative resolution for the logilda error is to reinstall the default Logitech mouse driver. To reinstall that driver, enter ‘devmgmt.msc’ in Run’s text box.
  • Double-click Mice and other pointing devices to expand the listed devices.

  • Then right-click the Logitech HID mouse and select Uninstall device.
  • Windows will then reinstall the default driver for the mouse when you restart your laptop or desktop.

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Those are a few fixes that will obliterate the logilda.dll error message window. Note that you can also remove the Logitech Download Assistant from Windows startup with system optimizers that include startup managers, such as CCleaner and System Mechanic.

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