How to remove an cpqset error
The free file information forum can help you determine if cpqset.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Cpqset.exe file information
The process known as Cpqset Application belongs to software HP Pavillion (version zv6000 User Guides, dv4000 User Guides) or Notebook Utilities or HP Backup and Recovery or Microsoft SAPI TTS (version 5.1 Engine) or ZyGoVideo or Mentor Graphics CAMCAD or rgc:audio sfz VSTi or Acoustica Effects Pack by unknown.
Description: The file cpqset.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder (normally C:\Program Files\HPQ\Default Settings\ or C:\compaq\cpqsetup\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 233,534 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 40,960 bytes and 32 more variants.
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Cpqset.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with cpqset.exe, you can uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify cpqset.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Cpqset" is not required to run at start up. Default settings software in Hewlett Packard notebook
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cpqset.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the cpqset.exe 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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