However, if the Logitech Download Assistant is having trouble loading, you will receive a RunDLL error that says “There was a problem starting logilda.dll.” when the computer starts. If this happens repeatedly, the following tips should help you solve the problem.
Reconnect Logitech Device
Disconnecting and reconnecting your Logitech device is a quick solution for the Logitech Download Assistant to function properly. Since most Logitech peripherals support Plug and Play (PnP), simply unplug the device cable or wireless receiver from your computer first. Then restart Windows 10 and reconnect the device.
If the error “Problem starting logilda.dll” reappears, continue with the remaining fixes.
Update Windows 10
An outdated version of Windows is another reason that can cause problems related to Logitech Download Assistant. The best way to solve this problem is to apply any pending updates to the operating system.
To do this, open the start menu and select Settings. Then select Update & security> Check for updates. If you see a pending update, select Download and install.
Conversely, the latest operating system updates can also cause errors. If you encountered the error “There was a problem starting logilda.dll” after updating Windows 10, select View update history on the Windows Update screen, then select Uninstall updates to remove the update.
Perform an SFC Scan
Running the System File Checker (SFC) helps troubleshoot stability issues that prevent the LogiLDA.DLL file, DLL (or dynamic link library) from loading, which is then launched by the Logitech Download Wizard.
To do this, open an elevated Windows PowerShell console (right-click the Start button and select Windows PowerShell (Admin)) and run the following command:
Clean the System Registry
Registry-related issues can also prevent the Logitech Download Assistant from loading on your computer. However, you can repair outdated or corrupted registry entries with a free registry cleaner application like Wise Registry Cleaner.
After installing a registry cleaner, first do a deep scan for registry errors. Then select the “Clean” option and the application will fix it for you. The whole process shouldn’t take more than a few minutes.
Reinstall Logitech Software
If the fixes above didn’t help, try reinstalling the support software for your Logitech device. This should help rule out file corruption issues behind the “There was a problem starting logilda.dll” error.
To do this, open the start menu and go to Settings> Applications> Applications and features. Next, remove all Logitech-related software (Logitech Options, Logitech Gaming Software, Logitech G HUB, etc.) from your computer.
You must then download and reinstall the latest versions of the support software from Logitech.com.
Disable Logitech Download Assistant at Startup
If you keep getting the “There was a problem starting logilda.dll” error, you must disable the Logitech Download Assistant so that it does not load during startup. Most Logitech devices require little driver assistance to function properly, and you can manually install all supporting software updates at any time.
If you want to continue, first go to Task Manager (press Ctrl + Shift + Esc). Then select More details and switch to the Home tab. Finally, select Logitech Download Assistant from the list of startup programs and select Disable.
Perform a System Restore
If you do not want to disable the Logitech Download Assistant from loading at startup, you should perform a System Restore in Windows 10. This allows you to roll back the operating system to a time when the error “There was a problem starting logilda.dll “.
To do that, press Windows + R to open the Run box and execute the sysdm.cpl command. On the System Properties box that shows up, switch to the System Protection tab and select System Restore. Then, select Recommended restore > Next to revert to the most recent restore point.
Uninstall Logitech Download Assistant
If you are not using Logitech devices, you can remove the Logitech Download Assistant from your computer. You can do it in three steps.
Step 1: Delete Logitech Support Software
Go to Start > Settings > Apps > Apps & features and remove all Logitech-related software from your computer. Then, restart your computer.
Step 2: Delete the LogiLDA.DLL File
Open File Explorer and go to Local Disk (C:) > Windows > system32. Follow that by deleting the file labeled LogiLDA.DLL.
Step 3: Delete Logitech Download Assistant in Device Manager
Right-click the Start button and select Device Manager. In the Device Manager window that appears, open the View menu and select Show hidden devices. Then expand the Human Input Devices section, right-click on Logitech Download Assistant, and select Uninstall Device.
Problem Starting LogiLDA.DLL Fixed
Hopefully the fixes above have helped and you will no longer see the error “There was a problem starting logilda.dll” on your computer.
Suppose you have to disable Logitech Download Assistant at startup. If so, remember that you can still manually update device drivers or support software for your Logitech product.