How to remove an SetRefresh error
The free file information forum can help you determine if SetRefresh.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.
Description: The file SetRefresh.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 525,824 bytes (78% of all occurrences), 485,376 bytes or 524,800 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). SetRefresh.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can also uninstall HP SetRefresh from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
Recommended: Identify SetRefresh.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SetRefresh.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SetRefresh.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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