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What does the FjtwSetup.exe file do?

The FjtwSetup.exe process is also known as FjtwSetup and is a part of Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows. This software is produced by FUJITSU LIMITED (www.fujitsu.com). An obsolete or defective version of FjtwSetup.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about FjtwSetup.exe FjtwSetup

FjtwSetup.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file FjtwSetup.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. The file size is 126,976 bytes.
It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This FjtwSetup.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The FjtwSetup file is not part of the Windows operating system. FjtwSetup.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 60% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves FjtwSetup.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about FjtwSetup?

Scanner driver
Part of the Fujitsu TWAIN drivers
It seems to be a driver for the fujitsu scanner (my type is FI-5120c)
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Summary: 3 users judge FjtwSetup.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows

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To remove FjtwSetup from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if FjtwSetup.exe (FjtwSetup) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of FjtwSetup. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for FjtwSetup or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or FjtwSetup.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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