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What is tintsetp.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 tintsetp.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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Tintsetp.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with tintsetp
Tintsetp.exe process in Windows Task Manager

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 8/7/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: MACHINE\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 you should also read the user reviews.

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External information from Paul Collins:

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.

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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.
  Doe  
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)
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE /IMEName
   
why is it on this pc and not the others
   
hidden, can be virus
  Buzzy  

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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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Best practices for resolving tintsetp issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with tintsetp. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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 tintsetp.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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