What is Setup.exe by AVAST Software?

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

In such cases, Setup.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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Setup.exe's description is "AvastBrowserInstaller".

Setup.exe is digitally signed by AVAST Software.

Setup.exe is an .exe file.

Setup.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Update\Install\{C5C4A193-8CA6-4AB6-A5EF-887D4C174F83}\CR_06D5A.tmp\setup.exe

Setup.exe basic information

Description
AvastBrowserInstaller
Internal Name
setup
Version
86.1.6938.199
Company
Hash
1A1AAE8AD977A73B6A35E33FB426A62A

Setup.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe

Setup.exe actions

List of the actions Setup.exe executes on a user's PC
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Temp new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\SetupMetrics new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.VisualElementsManifest.xml file moved
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application new catalogue created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\ClientState\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\InstallerProgress new registry key parameter created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\browser_proxy.exe new file created
%SystemDrive%\Users\Public\Desktop\Avast Secure Browser.lnk new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Avast Secure Browser.lnk new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RegisteredApplications\\Avast Secure Browser new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\ClientState\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\InstallerResult new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\ClientState\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\InstallerError new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\ClientState\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\UninstallString new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\ClientState\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\UninstallArguments new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\Clients\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698} new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\Clients\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\name new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\Clients\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\pv new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\Clients\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\Commands new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\Clients\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\Commands\on-os-upgrade new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\Clients\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\Commands\on-os-upgrade\\CommandLine new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\Clients\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\Commands\on-os-upgrade\\AutoRunOnOSUpgrade new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\ClientStateMedium\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\_UpdateTime new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\DisplayName new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\UninstallString new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\InstallLocation new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\DisplayIcon new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\NoModify new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\NoRepair new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\Publisher new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\Version new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\DisplayVersion new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\InstallDate new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\VersionMajor new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Avast Secure Browser\\VersionMinor new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Avast Software\Browser\Update\ClientState\{A8504530-742B-42BC-895D-2BAD6406F698}\\InstallerSuccessLaunchCmdLine new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Avast Secure Browser.lnk new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\AVAST Software\Browser new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\master_preferences file moved
%LOCALAPPDATA%\AVAST Software\Browser\User Data new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\AVAST Software new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Installer new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Installer\setup.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Installer\chrmstp.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Installer\secure.7z file moved
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199 catalogue moved
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Avast Software\Browser\\last_browser_app_name new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\http\shell\open\ddeexec new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\https\shell\open\ddeexec new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\http\DefaultIcon new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\http\shell new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\http\shell\open new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\http\shell\open\command new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\https\DefaultIcon new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\https\shell new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\https\shell\open new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\https\shell\open\command new registry key created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\AVAST Software\Browser\User Data\mshash.json new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199 new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\86.1.6938.199.manifest new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\aswEngineConnector.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\browser_crash_reporter.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\chrome.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\chrome_100_percent.pak new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\chrome_200_percent.pak new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\chrome_elf.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\chrome_pwa_launcher.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\config.def new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\elevation_service.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\eventlog_provider.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Extensions new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\icudtl.dat new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\libEGL.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\libGLESv2.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Locales new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\MEIPreload new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\mojo_core.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\nacl_irt_x86_64.nexe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\notification_helper.exe new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\resources.pak new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\setup_helper_syslib.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\swiftshader new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\urlscanner.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\v8_context_snapshot.bin new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\VisualElements new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\WidevineCdm new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\WidevineCdm\LICENSE new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\WidevineCdm\manifest.json new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\WidevineCdm\_platform_specific new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\WidevineCdm\_platform_specific\win_x64 new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\WidevineCdm\_platform_specific\win_x64\widevinecdm.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\VisualElements\Logo.png new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\VisualElements\SmallLogo.png new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\swiftshader\libEGL.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\swiftshader\libGLESv2.dll new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\MEIPreload\manifest.json new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\MEIPreload\preloaded_data.pb new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Locales\am.pak new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Locales\ar.pak new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\86.1.6938.199\Locales\bg.pak new file created

Setup.exe actions

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Setup.exe's virus check

79%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

19%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Setup.exe user rating

74%

of users rate Setup.exe as a useful program

23%

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

3%

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

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