What is SetPoint32.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 SetPoint32.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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SetPoint32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with SetPoint32
SetPoint32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as SetPoint32.exe belongs to software Logitech SetPoint or SetPoint by unknown.

Description: SetPoint32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SetPoint32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or in a subfolder of the user's "Documents" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 77,824 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 81,920 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The SetPoint32.exe file is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you experience any issues with installation of SetPoint32.exe, you can do the following:
  1) uninstall Logitech SetPoint or SetPoint from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program
  2) get help from the software vendor Logitech
  3) look for a new, improved version.

Recommended: Identify SetPoint32.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SetPoint32.exe. Therefore, you should check the SetPoint32.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

Encouraged use for Logitech's cordless mouse/keyboard range
It is the process for Logitech's mouse and keyboard settings - if you dont use the extra function keys on either device you won't need it
  Scott C  
Logitech Maustreiber
Logitech MX 5500 keyboard and mouse monitor
Logitech keyboard hook driver exe, part of setpoint suite
It has visible windows that call from the tray. The prog is used for many Logitech kb/mouses, not only cordless for defining nonstadart buttons.
  BSF   (further information)
Full Path: C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\x86\SetPoint32.exe // // Developers Not Available Version Not Available Identified 5/18/2012 at 8:33:26 AM Last Used 6/6/2012 at 1:03:57 PM Startup Item No // // Reliable With typical use this program crashes very infrequently. // Many Users Hundreds of thousands of users in the Norton Community have used this file. // Mature This file was released 2 years 10 months ago. // Trusted Norton has given this file a trusted rating. // Source File: setpoint32.exe // Performance Avg. Resource Usage:Low Avg. CPU Usage:Low Avg. Memory Usage:Low // Performance Alert Time: 6/6/2012 1:03:57 PM Process ID 7932 CPU Normal Memory Normal Handles Count Normal Disk Read Activity Normal Disk Write Activity Normal // File Thumbprint - SHA: 7a36db1ab175cffa66d8b911131d48af03029265b9ea6240ff6458184a5ccec4 // File Thumbprint - MD5: c316afae719b1c1ce1b903673bc6a641 //
  richard parker  
It is software for Logitech wireless mouse and might be used with some of their other products. Norton, SuperAntispyware and malwarebytes considered it to be safe.
  HarleyBBorn   (further information)
Logitech (mouse & keyboard devices)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of SetPoint32.exe: based on 16 votes with 9 user comments. 15 users think SetPoint32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving SetPoint32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SetPoint32. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the SetPoint32.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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