What is defaultsetup.exe and how to fix defaultsetup.exe ?

What is defaultsetup.exe file ?


In some case defaultsetup.exe can harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the DefaultSetup.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with defaultsetup.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


defaultsetup.exe descriptions


DefaultSetup.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. DefaultSetup.exe is located in a subfolder of the user’s profile folder —usually C:UsersUSERNAMEAppDataLocalMicrosoftDefaultSetup.;Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,969,240 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 2,562,712 bytes, 2,650,776 bytes or 2,567,320 bytes.;The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. The DefaultSetup.exe file is not a Windows system file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: RunOnce).;DefaultSetup.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications.;Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous.;Uninstalling this variant;If you encounter difficulties with DefaultSetup.exe, you can search the support area on the Bing website or uninstall DefaultSetup from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.