What is Instup.exe by AVAST Software?

Instup.exe is 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.

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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

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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 file renamed
%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

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Instup.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

22%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

1%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Instup.exe user rating

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