What is Setup.exe?

Setup.exe is a 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 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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Setup.exe's virus check

74%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

23%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Setup.exe user rating

80%

of users rate Setup.exe as a useful program

18%

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

2%

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

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