What is Logi_MwX.Exe? Should I remove it?

Logi_MwX.Exe is a legitimate process related to Logitech drivers

Logi_MwX.Exe is an executable file that is related to the Logitech Launcher application. It is required for some additional features of Logitech's MouseWare hardware. This application starts when Windows reboots and runs in the background. It can be seen in the Task Manager when the Logitech's mouse is plugged into the computer. The Logitech Launcher is typically located in “C:\Windows” on Windows OS. In this case, it is the main indication showing that this file is safe. Otherwise, you should double check your system with updated anti-spyware. Note that malware developers tend to use names of legitimate files just to hide their viruses on the target system. 

Name Logi_MwX.Exe
Type Application file
Usage Logitechs Launcher
developer Logitech 
Distribution Comes with the program but if malicious can be spread via spam email attachments
Elimination Use FortectIntego to determine the trustworthiness of this file and remove iLogi_MwX.Exe malicious version

This executable process is known as Logitech Launcher Application and belongs to MouseWare software. So if you see this file using the power of your device, be aware that it might be the outdated driver issue or it can be related to malware. Use FortectIntego for the diagnosis. This tool can help you determine the purpose of this file and suggest the solution whether you need to proceed with Logi_MwX.Exe removal or not. 

The main sign showing that you are dealing with malware.Logi_MwX.Exe virus is a high usage of CPU. However, before you decide to terminate it, always double check its trustworthiness. Trojan horses or other malware can come from sites or files infected with malicious script. You can also get these cyber infections from corrupted documents or PDFs if you are not paying attention when surfing your emails and downloading suspicious attachments. 

Malicious files can be distributed with insecure email attachments 

If you believe that this file is malicious, it is possible that you got it via infected spam email. These emails often look perfectly safe and even placed in your normal email box, not spam. But there is a high risk of opening questionable emails. Especially with attached files. If you noticed an email that you were not expecting or email address looks familiar but doesn't match the attached contents, be cautious. 

The first thing you should do before opening the file from this email is answering the sender. If it is the real service or human, you may be able to hold a conversation, but if this is an auto-generated email with suspicious content, your answer is not going to reach anyone. Also, check for typos or grammar mistakes because cybercriminals tend to rush and don't pay attention to these processes.

Terminate malicious Logi_MwX.Exe with reputable anti-malware

To remove Logi_MwX.Exe properly, you need to use anti-malware tools like FortectIntego and Malwarebytes. These programs help to determine the purpose of this file. Also, if you chose to delete this executable anti-malware does that for you. Any malware can be detected, removed or even blocked before the infection, if you keep this program on your device and up-to-date. 

Remember that Logi_MwX.Exe removal might not be needed and the only thing you should do is updating the software related to this file or replacing drivers with good and unbroken ones. This might be the only issue. Of course, scanning your system with anti-malware cannot hurt you in any way. It is advisable to do occasionaly if you want to improve the security of your device.

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Alternative Software
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