What is Setup.exe?

Setup.exe is a part of HPHotkeySupport and developed by Hewlett-Packard Company according to the Setup.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Setup.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, Setup.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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Setup.exe's description is "HPHotkeySupport".

Setup.exe is digitally signed by Hewlett-Packard Company.

Setup.exe is an .exe file.

Setup.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\DRPTools\QuickLaunch\setup.exe

Setup.exe basic information

Description
HPHotkeySupport
Internal Name
stub32
Version
5.0.28.1
Hash
F751BD8F52EEDCA36981E25A1BDCDA7F

Setup.exe running processes

%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\setup.exe

Setup.exe actions

List of the actions Setup.exe executes on a user's PC
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X64
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X64\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X64\HpqKbFiltr64.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X64\hpqkbfiltramd64.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X86
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X86\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X86\HpqKbFiltr.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win10\X86\hpqkbfiltrx86.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X64
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X64\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X64\HpqKbFiltr64.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X64\hpqkbfiltramd64.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X86
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X86\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X86\HpqKbFiltr.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win7\X86\hpqkbfiltrx86.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X64
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X64\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X64\HpqKbFiltr64.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X64\hpqkbfiltramd64.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X86
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X86\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X86\HpqKbFiltr.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8\X86\hpqkbfiltrx86.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X64
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X64\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X64\HpqKbFiltr64.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X64\hpqkbfiltramd64.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X86
new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X86\HpqKbFiltr.inf
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X86\HpqKbFiltr.sys
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\InstallFiles\Win8_1\X86\hpqkbfiltrx86.cat
new file created
%SystemDrive%\SWSetup\SP71790\setup.exe
new file created

Setup.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Setup.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

18%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

5%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Setup.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Setup.exe as a useful program

17%

of users find Setup.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

5%

of users find Setup.exe to be malicious or a scam

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