What is FjtwSetup.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the FjtwSetup.exe 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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FjtwSetup.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with FjtwSetup
FjtwSetup.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as FjtwSetup belongs to software Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows by FUJITSU LIMITED (

Description: FjtwSetup.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file FjtwSetup.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 126,976 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The FjtwSetup.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. FjtwSetup.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FjtwSetup.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FjtwSetup.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.


User Comments

gehört zu Twain Treiber für Fujitsu FI-4120C2
  Vladislav Justus  
Scanner driver
Part of the Fujitsu TWAIN drivers
It seems to be a driver for the fujitsu scanner (my type is FI-5120c)
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Summary: Average user rating of FjtwSetup.exe: based on 4 votes with 5 user comments. 3 users think FjtwSetup.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving FjtwSetup issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FjtwSetup. 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 FjtwSetup.exe 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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