What is SetConfig.exe?
SetConfig.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if SetConfig.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
SetConfig.exe file information
Description: SetConfig.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file SetConfig.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 28,672 bytes.
The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). SetConfig.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with SetConfig.exe, you can also uninstall hp LaserJet 1010 Series or hp LaserJet 1160/1320 series from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
Recommended: Identify SetConfig.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "HPLJ Config" must run at start up. Connects system to networked HP printer.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SetConfig.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SetConfig.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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