After upgrading to Windows 8.1, so many users of Logitech got an error on start up about the Logitech Download Assistant
“There was a problem starting C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll
The specified module could not be found.”
The Logitech Download Assistant is a program that helps your computer detect and download newly released updates for your Logitech software.
During the Windows 8.1 upgrading progress the LogiLDA.dll file may be deleted, that causes the issue.
The solution for this case is so simple. You have several options for fixing the error.
If you’re using any wireless Logitech mouse or keyboards
Plug your Logitech Unifying Receiver into your USB port.
Your computer will recognize the Receiver and install the driver software for it.
Make sure that the mouse or keyboard work well with the Receiver.
Restart and check if the error still appears or not.
If Windows cannot install driver software, you could manually download and install Logitech SetPoint software from Logitech downloads site. The latest version that works with Windows 8 is SetPoint v6.61.15.
The download page is here: http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/31...t=&osid=23
+ Remember to select the 32 or 64-bit version.
+ If you installed SetPoint before, please uninstall it then install the new downloaded version.
If you only use Logitech webcams
then you should download and install the latest software for your webcam.
* Download the Logitech Webcam Software v 2.80
that supports Windows 8 from Logitech download website: http://www.logitech.com/pub/video/lws/lws280.exe
* If the updated software still does not help to solve the problem, you should try the 2nd method below.
Method 2 - Disable LogiLDA
1. Right-click on the Task-bar > select Task Manager.
2. Navigate to Startup
3. Select LogiLDA
4. Click on Disable
5. Restart and check if it helps to resolve the issue.
Method 3 – Rollback driver
1. Right-click on Start
button > select Computer management
2. Navigate to Device Manager
3. In the list, go to Human Interface Devices
4. Find Logitech Download Assistant
> right-click on it > select Properties
5. Navigate to Driver
tab > click on Roll Back
driver > Click OK
to roll back to the previously installed driver.
Method 4: Delete registry entries
1. Press Windows key + R to open the Run
2. Type in “regedit
” then Enter
3. The User Account Control warning will appear. Now click on Yes
4. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
5. Find the entry Logitech Download Assistant
6. Right-click on it and select Delete
7. A “Confirm Value Delete” warning will appear, click on “Yes
8. Restart your computer.
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(This post was last modified: 11-15-2013 04:03 PM by blackguy.)