quickset.lnk - Is quickset.lnk trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is quickset.lnk?
Purpose of quickset.lnk:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. quickset.lnk

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
QuickSet.lnk is a program that may have arrived as preinstalled software on your computer. The exact disk location where it should be stored on your computer is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This QuickSet.lnk program is from Dell and it will appear in your startup folder. It links to power management features and runs whenever you bootup. This file is considered safe and is not virus and spyware related. Visit quickset.lnk for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the quickset.lnk location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\QuickSet.lnk


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, quickset.lnk may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. quickset.lnk can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is quickset.lnk spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove quickset.lnk?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    QuickSet.lnk is a program that may have arrived as preinstalled software on your computer. The exact disk location where it should be stored on your computer is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This QuickSet.lnk program is from Dell and it will appear in your startup folder. It links to power management features and runs whenever you bootup. This file is considered safe and is not virus and spyware related. This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\QuickSet.lnk Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.