Be careful! Full path on computer: %LOCAL APPDATA%\MICROSOFT\EXTENSIONS\EXTSETUP.EXE
EXTSETUP.EXE is reported as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program). I suggest you to remove EXTSETUP.EXE from your PC as soon as possible!
Tried to remove EXTSETUP.EXE? Cannot completely delete EXTSETUP.EXE, because it gets back?
Uninstall EXTSETUP.EXE, kill EXTSETUP.EXE process using Task Manager, delete EXTSETUP.EXE folder, remove EXTSETUP.EXE registry key, get rid of EXTSETUP.EXE scheduled task, disable EXTSETUP.EXE browser plugin, clean your shortcuts from EXTSETUP.EXE.
See how to fix EXTSETUP.EXE step by step using my removal guide.
How EXTSETUP.EXE got on my computer?
Like many potentially unwanted programs, EXTSETUP.EXE can be installed on your computer as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since EXTSETUP.EXE manufacturer pays software developers for distributing EXTSETUP.EXE within their applications, EXTSETUP.EXE is often included as part of the installer.
EXTSETUP.EXE is also often distributed with free games and simple, one-click freeware tools developed specifically with the purpose of getting EXTSETUP.EXE onto as many computers as possible.
Usually, you have not only one EXTSETUP.EXE problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs./p>
How dangerous is EXTSETUP.EXE?
While EXTSETUP.EXE is not considered illegal and is not officially classified as malware, it poses a direct threat to your privacy. Since EXTSETUP.EXE runs alongside your Web browser, it can collect and transmit information such your search queries, Web forms and passwords, names and messages, track Web sites that you visit, and do much more on your computer without you even knowing. EXTSETUP.EXE was reported to cause significant slowdowns in browser performance, making Web page load times much longer compared to a clean system.
On a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 being "mostly harmless", 3 being "invasive" and 5 being "dangerous"), EXTSETUP.EXE can be rated as a 3.
How do I remove EXTSETUP.EXE?
- Uninstall EXTSETUP.EXE using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
- Open Task Manager to kill all "EXTSETUP.EXE" related processes.
- Use Windows search to find and remove "EXTSETUP.EXE" files and folders.
- Run services.msc to disable a "EXTSETUP.EXE" Windows service.
- Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "EXTSETUP.EXE" scheduled tasks.
- Open regedit.exe and delete EXTSETUP.EXE registry keys and values.
- Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for EXTSETUP.EXE presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
- Open your browser and disable EXTSETUP.EXE plugins. Disable all unknown plugins. Reset the browser settings.
- Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.
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