What is FontSets.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the FontSets.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.

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FontSets.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with FontSets
FontSets.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Typograf - Fontmanager belongs to software Neuber Software / Typograf by Neuber Software (

Description: FontSets.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. FontSets.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files"—mostly C:\Program Files (x86)\Shareware\Typo DE\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Shareware\Typograf\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 122,232 bytes (41% of all occurrences), 565,816 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The FontSets.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). The program has no visible window. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is a Verisign signed file. FontSets.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with FontSets.exe, you can also use the software publisher’s support site, check the vendor’s website for a newer version or uninstall Typograf or Fontgroup quick access software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FontSets.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FontSets.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Gehört zu Typograf. Das ist ein TrueType Schriften Verwaltungsprogramm.
  Matt   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of FontSets.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think FontSets.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving FontSets issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FontSets. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the FontSets.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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