What does the irsetup.exe file do?
The irsetup.exe process is also known as Setup Application and is a part of Setup Factory Runtime. This software is produced by Indigo Rose (www.indigorose.com). An obsolete or defective version of irsetup.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Setup Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Setup Application has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- irsetup.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module irsetup.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about irsetup.exe Setup Application
irsetup.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file irsetup.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,344,512 bytes (33% of all these files), 1,393,560 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,388,544 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Irsetup.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 72% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A irsetup.exe file has a 60% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder. In this case, the file size is usually 1,388,544 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 1,390,080 bytes. The irsetup file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This irsetup.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Irsetup.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as log keyboard entries.
A irsetup.exe file has a 51% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 587,056 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 1,388,544 bytes. The irsetup file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Irsetup.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as log keyboard entries.
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 irsetup.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 irsetup?
|irsetup.exe is part of Setup Factory 6.0 Runtime Module. Irsetup.exe is developed by Indigo Rose Corporation |
|Just installed FreeAccounting package. IRSETUP was quarenteened by AVG during install. |
|AVG tagged it as malware |
Summary: However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall Setup Factory Runtime
To remove Setup Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Setup Factory Runtime in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if irsetup.exe (Setup Application) 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 Setup Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Setup Application 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 irsetup.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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