What is REMPL folder & Can I Delete it?

Hello, Recently we discovered that a lot of users have reported this unknown folder called “REMPL” on Windows 10. REMPL is an installed file that contains other program files. Several users have found it suspicious because it is the creation of a third party and it gets installed on Windows 10 without any permission of the users.

When the Rempl gets installed, it also lets other applications run without any permission of the users. Some users have also observed that it automatically wakes up their PC. It sounds alarming, especially if this is your first time facing this issue.

If you have also noticed this Rempl folder on your Windows 10. Then you might have a lot of questions such as Is it harmful to Windows? Is it affects the performance of Windows? So just don’t worry, here in this article we are going to answer all your questions about this Rempl folder and also we are also going to help you delete this folder from your Windows 10.

About REMPL Folder

Usually, there are some folders and files that help Windows 10 Updates to make sure that any updates rolled out by Microsoft as future or feature updates are installed on your computer without any problem.

The folder can be found in the C:\Program Files\rempl and contains executable files such as Remsh.exe, Sedlauncher.exe, Rempl.exe, Disktoast.exe, Sedsvc.exe, and others.

The Remsh.exe is a kind of Windows Update that is made for reliability enhancements to Windows Update Service on older versions of Windows 10.

It can be found only in a few Windows 10 computers. This folder contains an automated troubleshooting tool that’s deployed only on those computers which report issues during the installation of the recent update of Windows 10. When it happens, this special package automatically gets downloaded by Windows 10. Then it tries to find the reasons for the issues and fix them.

Pros and cons of Having REMPL Folder

If you wanna check if REMPL is installed or running on your PC, Just open your task manager by pressing the CTRL + Shift + Esc on your keyboard. It usually processed by another program file titled “sedsvc.exe“. If not, then some other executable files can also process the Windows Remediation Process.

Since REMPL troubleshoots Windows 10 automatically, It also has some pros and cons.

  • This can let or request the system to stay awake longer. This will let the device enable the Windows Update.
  • The registry keys of your system might get deleted.
  • The update will try to fix the disabled and corrupted Windows OS to perform Windows Updates successfully.
  • REMPL will free up some space in the storage. This will enable future updates to be installed as well.
  • All the issues that disabled the Windows Update will get resolved, the Windows Update Database will get reset. This will perform automatic clearing of Windows Update history as well.

Should User Fix It?

If you are alarmed that some suspicious changes might happen, you should prevent it. REMPL might not harm your device because it does not collect any personal data. But, it can be an issue in some cases like when the Windows Updates automatically gets enabled.

How to Fix it

If you are facing this issue and want to fix it. You can fix this issue just with the help of some guidance or by following the few and simple steps on your PC. So just scroll it down and apply one of the methods given below:

Method 1: Disable the process of the Windows remediation process

Follow the steps below:

Step 1 Firstly Press the WIN + I on your keyboard.

Step 2 Do click on Apps and Features. Once it gets open, you will see the list of programs.

Step 3 Now find Windows Setups Remediation (x64) (KB4023057).

Step 4 Then do Click on it and select uninstall.

Note that this method can be done in some other ways as well but the result will be the same.

Method 2: Disable the Windows Remediation Process through Service Manager.

Follow the steps below:

Step 1 Press Win + R simultaneously on your keyboard (It will open the Run dialog box).

Step 2 Then type services.msc in the Run dialog box and press Enter or click ok.

Step 3 Now Look for sedsvc and  WaaSMedicSVC.

Step 4 Once you locate them do Double click on Sedsvc or the Windows Remediation Process to open properties.

Step 5 Now do click on Stop to stop its process.

Step 6 Then change Startup Type from Enabled to Disabled on its drop-down box.

Step 7 Finally, Just do click on Apply Changes.

Once you apply this method, it will stop Windows Remediation Services running on your Windows.

Method 3: Delete it permanently

Follow the steps below:

Step 1 Press WIN + R on your keyboard. Then type taskschd.msc and press Enter.

(It will open the Task Scheduler program.)

Step 2 Now open Task Scheduler Library, go to Microsoft > Windows and locate the rempl folder.

Step 3 Find the Shell task on the right side and select it.

Step 4 Now press the Delete key to delete it permanently. It will also get removed from the list.


I hope this article was informative enough to help you fix this issue of rempl. If your issue is still not fixed then you might have done something wrong during the procedure. So I recommend you to read this article again and follow all the steps carefully.

If you have some other queries or suggestions to make, feel free to comment down below.

Thank You!   

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