What is Instup.exe?

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

In such cases, Instup.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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Instup.exe's description is "AvastAntivirusInstaller".

Instup.exe is digitally signed by AVAST Software.

Instup.exe is an .exe file.

Instup.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\instup.exe

Instup.exe basic information

Description
AvastAntivirusInstaller
Internal Name
InstCont
Version
20.9.5758.0
Company
Hash
C47A5C3B020A931A76CD9D3464242657

Instup.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\defs\20121000\engsup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\defs\20122902\engsup.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\PowerShell.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\PowerShell.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\defs\21011200\engsup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\defs\21011202\engsup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\SetupInf.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\AvEmUpdate.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\x86\RegSvr.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\RegSvr.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\AvastNM.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\defs\20112503\engsup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\defs\21012100\engsup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21012712\engsup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020208\engsup.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\PowerShell.exe

Instup.exe actions

List of the actions Instup.exe executes on a user's PC
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\usn_cache.tsv
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\usn_cache.tsv.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\setup.ini.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\setup.ini
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\Stats.ini.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\Stats.ini
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\config.def
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\config.ini
file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Persistent Data\Avast\Logs\Update.log
file renamed
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\AVAST Software\Persistent Data\Avast\Logs\Update.log.old
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Avast Software\Avast\setup\servers.def.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a\AvBugReport.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a\AvDump.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a\instup.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a\instup.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a\aswOfferTool.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a\sbr.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\New_140a098a\HTMLayout.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\instup_x64_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\offertool_x64_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\sbr_x64_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\setgui_x64_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\avbugreport_x64_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\avdump_x64_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\avdump_x86_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\instcont_x64_ais-98a.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\part-jrog2-806.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\part-vps_windows-21020300.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\jrog2-806.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\vps_binaries-7e4.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\vps_binaries_64-7e5.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\vps_defs_common-7e4.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\setup\vps_tools_64-7e4.vpx
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\Sf2.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswJsFlt.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\idp.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\ArPot.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\BCUEngine.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\PushPin.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\algo64.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswAR.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswArray.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswBoot64.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswCleanerDLL.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswCmnBS.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswCmnIS64.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswCmnOS.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswEngin.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswFiDb.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswHds.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswJsFlt64.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswRawFS64.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswRep.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\aswScan.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\exts.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\fwAux.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\list_d.txt
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\swhealthex2.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\uiext.dll
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\certs.map
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_agdx.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_ap2.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_array.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_as.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_bank.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_cf.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_cmd.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_cmd.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_conb.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_dex.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_dex.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_dsign.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_dyna.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_dyna.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_el.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_elf.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_elf.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_elfa.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_elfa.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_evope.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_ext.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_java.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_java.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_js.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_js.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_mx4.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_mx4.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_mx95.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_mx95.sig
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%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_o7.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_o7.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_o7c.dat
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_o7c.map
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_str.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_str.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_swf.nmp
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_swf.sig
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\AVAST Software\Avast\defs\21020300\db_tx.dat
file renamed

Instup.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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Instup.exe's virus check

79%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

18%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Instup.exe user rating

74%

of users rate Instup.exe as a useful program

22%

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

4%

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

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