What is lpksetup.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 lpksetup.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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Lpksetup.exe file information

The lpksetup.exe process itself does not contain any references to its author. However, a few interesting pieces of information are available from other sources.

Description: Lpksetup.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Lpksetup.exe is located in a not clearly defined folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify lpksetup.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as lpksetup.exe. Therefore, you should check the lpksetup.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

i've just had to reinstall vista due to 28 infiltrations &/or viruses identified by eset in lpksetup temp fies so be careful where you get them!
lpksetup.exe is part of Windows, performs unattended or silent-mode language pack operations.
  Mila   (further information)
It shows up in task manager for about 4 minutes after a re-boot.

Summary: Average user rating of lpksetup.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 3 users think lpksetup.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users don't grade lpksetup.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving lpksetup issues

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