"QuickSet MFC Application - quickset.exe" Startup Program

Q

What is the startup program "QuickSet MFC Application - quickset.exe" on my Windows 8 computer? Can I remove it to speedup my computer and reduce security risk?

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A

"QuickSet MFC Application - quickset.exe" is a taskbar application allowing you to quickly change power management settings.

You will see "quickset.exe" listed on the Startup tab of Task Manager screen as:

Name: quickset 
Command: C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
Location: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Registry name: Dell QuickSet

Program file information about "quickset.exe":

Launching method: Windows Startup - quickset
Directory: C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet
File name: quickset.exe
Description: QuickSet MFC Application
Size: 4.18 MB (4,384,928 bytes)
Date: Thursday, ‎July ‎12, ‎2012, ‏‎11:01:46 AM
Version: 11.1.27.2
Company name: Dell
System essential: No
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

You can safely remove quickset.exe from your startup application list. If you want to use it, you can run it manually from Start > Programs > Others > Dell QuickSet > QuickSet.

 

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