LogiLDA.dll: What It Means and How to Fix It

Stop this Logitech related error message

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LogiLDA.dll error messages on Windows 10 laptops, desktop computers, and tablets can appear in a variety of formats but they usually look similar to the following:

  • There was a problem starting c:\windows\system32\logilda.dll / The specified module could not be found.

Windows 10 LogiLDA.dll error messages typically appear during or soon after a device starts up after being turned on, awaken from sleep, or restarted. If the computer is quite old, or has a lot of tasks are running at once, the LogiLDA.dll warning can appear a few minutes after the Windows 10 device becomes active and usable.

The instructions and troubleshooting tips in this article apply to Windows 10 as well as Windows 8 and 8.1.

Cause of LogiLDA.dll Errors

The LogiLDA.dll file is usually associated with a programs such as Logitech Download Assistant which is often placed on a Windows 10 device after the installation of a new piece of Logitech hardware such as a Logitech gaming mouse or keyboard.

Some Windows 10 computers may come with the Logitech Download Assistant software pre-installed.

The Logitech Download Assistant’s primary purpose is to automatically search for new device drivers and software updates for any detected Logitech products upon startup. If there was a problem starting LogiLDA.dll, this could mean this particular file:

  • Wasn’t installed properly and is missing from the program
  • A recent Windows update may have caused the program to begin searching for this file in the wrong location

How to Fix LogiLDA.dll Errors in Windows 10

This issue and the associated fixes primarily apply to Windows 10 computers, laptops, and tablets. However, those using Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 may also find this information useful as the causes and solutions for the LogiLDA.dll errors on those Windows operating systems are very similar and often times identical.

  1. Restart your Windows 10 device. Restarting a Windows 10 computer, tablet, or hybrid device such as a Surface, can fix a variety of problems and should always be the first thing to try.

    It can be a good idea to restart your Windows 10 device after attempting all of the following tips and solutions to make sure that the changes you make have worked.

  2. Install the latest Windows 10 update. In addition to adding new features and improving your device’s protection against malware and viruses, Windows 10 updates can also correct any file errors you may be experiencing as well.

    Make sure that your Windows 10 computer or tablet is connected to a power source before installing updates as some can take over an hour to download and install completely.

  3. Reinstall your mouse device drivers. While the LogiLDA.dll error can be caused by a Logitech program simply being installed on your computer, it’s also been known to be triggered by drivers that have been installed for your mouse. Open Device Manager > Mice and other pointing devices, right-click on your mouse name, and select Uninstall Device.

    After the process has completed, disconnect your mouse, restart your Windows 10 device, and then reconnect your mouse.

  4. Disable LogiDA on startup. Press Ctrl + Alt + Del, click Task Manager, and then click Startup. Right-click LogiDA from the list of programs that are set to run on startup and select Disable.

    This won’t fix any problems associated with the program but it will stop Logitech Download Assistant from automatically running when you turn on your computer and giving you the LogiLDA.dll missing error message.

  5. Uninstall the Logitech program. If your computer keeps telling you that there was a problem starting C Windows LogiLDA.dll, another way to fix it is to simply uninstall the program. This can be done by opening Start > All apps, right-clicking on the Logitech program, and selecting Uninstall.

    The associated program will likely be called Logitech Download Assistant or something similar. Most of the time, programs such as these are downloaded and installed when using a new product for the first time but they aren’t really needed. Windows 10 is generally good at getting additional hardware to work properly without the need for third-party apps.

  6. Reinstall the Logitech program. If you prefer to use the provided program for installing device drivers or software updates, you can reinstall it from the disk you initially installed it from after uninstalling it.

    Uninstalling and then reinstalling the same program can fix any errors that were created during the initial installation.

  7. Try Logitech Gaming Software instead. Logitech Gaming Software is a newer Logitech program that can be used to keep hardware up-to-date and it also lets you customize device functions for specific use cases.

Uninstall Logitech Download Assistant by following the method shown above and then download Logitech Gaming Software from the Logitech website.