What is Icarus.exe by Avast Software?

Icarus.exe is a 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.

In such cases, Icarus.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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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 can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Icarus.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

20%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Icarus.exe user rating

76%

of users rate Icarus.exe as a useful program

21%

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

3%

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

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