What is _setup64.tmp?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the _setup64.tmp on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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_setup64.tmp file information

Neither the developer nor the software publisher of _setup64.tmp is identified, as would normally be the case.

Description: _setup64.tmp is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The _setup64.tmp file is located in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 6,144 bytes. 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. _setup64.tmp appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify _setup64.tmp related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as _setup64.tmp, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the _setup64.tmp process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving _setup64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with _setup64. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the _setup64.tmp process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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