What is Icarus.exe by Avast Software?

Icarus.exe is part of AvastInstaller and developed by Avast Software according to the Icarus.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Icarus.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Icarus.exe's description is "AvastInstaller".

Icarus.exe is digitally signed by Avast Software.

Icarus.exe is an .exe file.

Icarus.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\asw-8eaf3b15-c2ab-4f0d-8cc1-8d1064e12926\common\icarus.exe

Icarus.exe basic information

Description
AvastInstaller
Internal Name
icarus
Version
20.6.1956.0
Company
Hash
7BAB40732CC9590291FF19B82732613F

Icarus.exe running processes

%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\asw-8eaf3b15-c2ab-4f0d-8cc1-8d1064e12926\common\icarus_ui.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Cleanup\wlk_uupdate.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\asw-aec90561-e115-4dfb-99c9-3768d7d0793a\common\dump_process.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\asw-aec90561-e115-4dfb-99c9-3768d7d0793a\common\bug_report.exe

Icarus.exe actions

List of the actions Icarus.exe executes on a user's PC
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\icarus_rvrt.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\AVAST Software\Icarus\avast-tu\running new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Setup\config.def file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Icarus\Logs\icarus.log file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Icarus\Logs\report.log new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Icarus\icarus.lck new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AVAST Software\Tuneup\\SetupLicenseActivationCode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AVAST Software\Tuneup\\SetupLicenseLegacyLicenseId new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AVAST Software\Tuneup\\SetupLicenseWalletKey new registry key parameter created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Setup\servers.def file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Icarus\avast-tu new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Icarus\avast-tu\icarus.ini new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Cleanup new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\log new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\log\.private new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\log\.private\.lock new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Cache new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\swiftshader new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\eula new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\3rdparty_licenses new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\3rdparty_licenses\licenses new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\css new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\fonts new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\AVAST Software\Icarus\avast-tu new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Setup new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT\data\policy.14.0.avast.vc140.crt\x86 new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\AVAST Software\Icarus new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT\data new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT\data\avast.vc140.crt new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT\data\avast.vc140.crt\amd64 new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\icons new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\img new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\vnext new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT\data\policy.14.0.avast.vc140.crt new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT\data\policy.14.0.avast.vc140.crt\amd64 new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CRT\data\avast.vc140.crt\x86 new catalogue created
%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\Desktop\Avast Cleanup Premium.lnk new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\am.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\ar.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\bg.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\bn.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\ca.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\cs.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\da.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\de.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\el.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\en-GB.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\es-419.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\es.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\et.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\fa.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\fi.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\fil.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\fr.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\gu.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\he.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\hi.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\hr.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\hu.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\id.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\it.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\ja.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\ko.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\lt.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\lv.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\ml.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\mr.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\nb.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\nl.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\ro.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\locales\ru.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\swiftshader\libGLESv2.dll file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\cef_extensions.pak file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\libcef.dll file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\libGLESv2.dll file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\asulaunch.exe file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\AvBugReport.exe file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\avDump.exe file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\CrtCheck.exe file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\gf2hlp.exe file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\pdfix.exe file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\swhealthex2.dll file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\tulogcollector.exe file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\app-bundle.js file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\css\index.css file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\ar.json file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\be.json file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\bg.json file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\bn.json file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\ca.json file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\cs.json file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\da.json file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Cleanup\Resources\dist\assets\i18n\de.json file renamed

Icarus.exe actions

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Icarus.exe's virus check

75%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

23%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Icarus.exe user rating

77%

of users rate Icarus.exe as a useful program

22%

of users find Icarus.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

1%

of users find Icarus.exe to be malicious or a scam

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