How to fix LogiLDA.dll missing issue [Easily]

By Justin Zeng  Common Errors  LogitechWindows   0 Comment

The file LogiLDA.dll is not found? If you see the error message “There was a problem starting C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll. The specified module could not be found“, don’t worry. Although it’s incredibly frustrating, you’re definitely not the only person to experience this problem. Thousands of users have recently reported the very same issue. More importantly, you should be able to fix it pretty easily…

What is LogiLDA.dll?

As a Windows DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file, the file LogiLDA.dll is a software component of Logitech Download Assistant. This .dll file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. It contains the program code, data and resources of Logitech Download Assistant. During startup, Logitech Download Assistant would run to check for newly released Logitech updates.

Fixes to try

Here’s a list of fixes that have resolved this problem for other users. You don’t have to try them all. Just work your way through the list until you find the one that does the trick for you.

  1. Disable LogiLDA from Startup in Task Manager
  2. Delete the Logitech Download Assistant Key from Registry Editor
  3. Uninstall the Logitech SetPoint Software
  4. Uninstall and Reinstall the Logitech mouse driver
  5. Bonus tip: Update your Logitech mouse driver

Fix 1: Disable LogiLDA from Startup in Task Manager

This is the quickest and easiest fix to try when you see this error message. After you disabled LogiLDA from Startup in Task Manager, Logitech Download Assistant won’t run during startup to check for newly released Logitech updates, and that’s the only thing you would “sacrifice”. So, there is no harm to your PC by doing that. Here is how to do it:

  1. On your keyboard, press Ctrl, Shift and Esc to open Task Manager. You’ll be prompted for permission. Click Yes to open it.
  2. navigate to the Startup tab. Right-click Logitech Download Assistant and select Disable to disable it from startup.
  3. Restart your PC.

See if you would see this error message again. If this issue persists, you can try the next fix.

Fix 2: Delete the Logitech Download Assistant Key from Registry Editor

If this issue reappears after you disabled LogiLDA from Startup, you may need to delete the the Logitech Download Assistant Key from Registry Editor. Here is how to do it:

Faulty modifying settings in Registry Editor could cause irretrievable errors to your system. So before you make any changes, please make sure that you have backed up your Registry first
  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open the Run dialog. Type regedit and press Enter to open Registry Editor. You’ll be prompted for permission. Click Yes to open it.
  2. Follow the path to locate the Logitech Download Assistant Key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  3. Right-click Logitech Download Assistant and select delete to delete this key.
  4. Restart your PC.

See if you’ll get this error message again. If not, this issue is fixed. If this problem persists, you can try uninstalling the Logitech SetPoint Software.

Fix 3: Uninstall the Logitech SetPoint Software

Maybe this issue is caused by the Logitech SetPoint Software. If you installed this application on your PC, you can try uninstalling it to see if this issue reappears. Here is how to do it:

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open the Run dialog. Type control and press Enter to open Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click Logitech SetPoint x.xx and click Uninstall to uninstall it.
  4. Restart your PC.
The extra buttons on your Logitech mouse will not be supported after you uninstalled the Logitech SetPoint Software. If you need the Logitech SetPoint Software, you can download it from its official website and reinstall it on your PC.

See if this issue reappears. If this problem persists, try uninstalling and reinstalling your Logitech mouse drivers.

Fix 4: Uninstall and Reinstall your Logitech mouse driver

If the fixes above failed to fix resolve this issue, try uninstalling and reinstalling your Logitech mouse driver. Here is how to do it:

    1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open the Run dialog. Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter to open Device Manager.
    2. Double-click Mice and other pointing devices to expand the list. Right-click your Logitech mouse and select Uninstall device to uninstall the driver for your Logitech mouse.
    3. Restart your PC. Your PC will automatically detect your Logitech mouse and reinstall the driver for it.

    See if this issue persists. Normally, after reinstall the driver, this issue can be fixed.

    Bonus tip: Update your Logitech mouse driver

    If you haven’t updated the driver for your Logitech mouse for a long time, we highly recommend you to update it to the latest version. By updating the outdated drivers to the latest version, you can avoid many computer issues. There are two ways to update your Logitech mouse driver: manually and automatically.

    Update your Logitech mouse driver manually – You can update your Logitech mouse driver manually by going to the official website of Logitech, and searching for the latest driver for your Logitech mouse. Be sure to choose the driver that is compatible with your Windows system.

    or

    Update your drivers automatically – If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your drivers manually, you can, instead, do it automatically with Driver Easy. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.

    You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

    1. Download and install Driver Easy.
    2. Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers. 

    3. Click Update next to your Logitech mouse to automatically download the correct version of this driver, then you can install it manually. Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
      You can do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.
      If you have any issue with Driver Easy, please contact Driver Easy’s support team at support@drivereasy.com for advice. You should attach the URL of this article so they can help you better.

    Hopefully, one of the fixes above resolved the LogiLDA.dll missing issue. Please leave your comment below if you have any questions or suggestions!

    Be the first to like this article