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What is tintsetp.exe?

Tintsetp.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 tintsetp.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.

Tintsetp.exe file information

The process known as Intelligent IME (version 2002a) belongs to software or Intelligent or �V by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Tintsetp.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. tintsetp.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 455,168 bytes (92% of all occurrences), 737,360 bytes and 11 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/tintsetp.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. There is no information about the author of the file. Tintsetp.exe is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 13% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify tintsetp.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "PHIME2002ASync" is not required to run at start up. Part of Microsoft's Input Message Editor (IME) for translating Japanese/Chinese text in IE, Outlook and Word

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as tintsetp.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the tintsetp.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

tintsetp.exe is a process which belongs to Microsoft Language Support (IME). This program is non-essential process to the running of the program, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.
Pointless unles you need the language support
Its important for Windows Extra Languages.Don't extreminate it or you'll get Probelsm
  SourceRadio   (further information)
why is it on this pc and not the others
hidden, can be virus

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of tintsetp.exe: based on 10 votes with 6 user comments.
3 users think tintsetp.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 2 users don't grade tintsetp.exe ("not sure about it").

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