What does the SetPoint32.exe file do?
The SetPoint32.exe process is also known as SetPoint32.exe and is a part of Logitech SetPoint. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of SetPoint32.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SetPoint32.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SetPoint32.exe 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)
- SetPoint32.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SetPoint32.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SetPoint32.exe SetPoint32.exe
SetPoint32.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SetPoint32.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME" or, as the case may be, in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder.
The file size is 77,824 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This SetPoint32 program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The SetPoint32 file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. SetPoint32.exe also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. For this reason, 73% 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 SetPoint32.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 SetPoint32?
|Encouraged use for Logitech's cordless mouse/keyboard range |
|It is the process for Logitech's mouse and keyboard settings - if you dont use the extra function keys on either device you won't need it |
|Logitech Maustreiber |
|Logitech MX 5500 keyboard and mouse monitor |
|Logitech keyboard hook driver exe, part of setpoint suite |
Summary: 11 users judge SetPoint32.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Logitech SetPoint
To remove SetPoint32.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Logitech SetPoint in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if SetPoint32.exe (SetPoint32.exe) 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 SetPoint32.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SetPoint32.exe 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 SetPoint32.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.