skypesetup.exe - Is skypesetup.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is skypesetup.exe?
Purpose of skypesetup.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: skypesetup.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
SkypeSetup.exe is a software program which was most likely on your computer without you attempting to even install it. The hard drive folder location for this SkypeSetup.exe file is also show below. Always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This SkypeSetup.exe program file is a program that came as part of Skype instant messenger IM software. This is used to perform automatic updates to Skype, so this will appear in your task list when you are updating your skype version. This file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. (This list is always being updated, so please visit http://www.what-is-exe.com if you have questions on any unknown processes). Visit skypesetup.exe 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 skypesetup.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Users\Your name\AppData\Local\Temp\skypesetup.exe


  • Is skypesetup.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is skypesetup.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove skypesetup.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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