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What is setupsqm.exe?

Part of Setup SQM Tool by Microsoft

(setupsqm.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does setupsqm.exe run?

Process - setupsqm.exe is an instance of a running program.

How does setupsqm.exe start?

Scheduled task - setupsqm.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\SetupSQMTask'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - setupsqm.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\SetupSQMTask'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the setupsqm.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of setupsqm.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Setup SQM Tool?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: setupsqm.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Setup SQM Tool
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Product version: 6.3.9600.16384
Size: 24.5 KB
Original file name: SetupSQM.exe
Windows file protection: Yes

Scheduled task details

Name: SetupSQMTask
Command: \Microsoft\Windows\SetupSQMTask

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Microsoft\Windows\SetupSQMTask

Image hashes

MD5: 21bd9cdffda22625c6df5866c02f5b45
SHA-1: 3b4da6539c1fdf635ae01f49d075336d6f1837fe

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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