What is Setup.exe?

Setup.exe is a part of BraveInstaller and developed by Brave Software, Inc. 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 "BraveInstaller".

Setup.exe is digitally signed by Brave Software, Inc..

Setup.exe is an .exe file.

Setup.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\87.1.18.77\Installer\setup.exe

Setup.exe basic information

Description
BraveInstaller
Internal Name
setup
Version
87.1.18.77
Hash
D77F032A907166CE21CDE777E98AEB31

Setup.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\brave.exe

Setup.exe actions

List of the actions Setup.exe executes on a user's PC
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BraveSoftware\Update\ClientState\{AFE6A462-C574-4B8A-AF43-4CC60DF4563B}\\InstallerResult
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BraveSoftware\Update\ClientState\{AFE6A462-C574-4B8A-AF43-4CC60DF4563B}\\InstallerError
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BraveSoftware\Update\ClientState\{AFE6A462-C574-4B8A-AF43-4CC60DF4563B}\\InstallerResultUIString
new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\Crashpad\metadata
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Common
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Common\Rlz
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Common\Rlz\Events
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Common\Rlz\StatefulEvents
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Common\Rlz\PTimes
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Common\Rlz\RLZs
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\BraveSoftware\Update\ClientState\{AFE6A462-C574-4B8A-AF43-4CC60DF4563B}\\InstallerResult
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\BraveSoftware\Update\ClientState\{AFE6A462-C574-4B8A-AF43-4CC60DF4563B}\\InstallerError
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\BraveSoftware\Update\ClientState\{AFE6A462-C574-4B8A-AF43-4CC60DF4563B}\\InstallerResultUIString
new registry key parameter created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{F820C960-4F85-4DE5-8EC8-54C3A70CD833}\CR_A9028.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\379c9e3d-e113-4cbc-aab5-ca072b9d9d1f.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210110202830.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{BD8E6377-B59A-45FD-BD05-8AAA57C55CF5}\CR_00273.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\3f966a36-9786-4e96-8539-226d772f3a5a.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{C047B37D-3F8B-4CF2-ADA0-E56B2DF7E005}\CR_06045.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108202348.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\863f2e01-55f5-4246-a6ca-084e915175fa.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109180235.pma
file renamed
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\scoped_dir10152_1215292107
new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\scoped_dir10152_1215292107\setup_patch.diff
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{7153FDE1-2D17-4544-9DC0-CAFDA5C48280}\CR_47E9F.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\e154aba1-350f-4f59-bd6e-2f4431b620da.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109011116.pma
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{0EBF9196-08ED-4004-AD27-12A14324873C}\CR_B27C1.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\467470e3-203f-4766-aa44-113bbf559eca.tmp
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108233542.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{379271DC-CB50-418F-83F2-0A060DB04A54}\CR_AE549.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\bbe89e91-2ad3-4342-9084-25c48e504efd.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108175756.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Temp
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\old_chrome.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\brave.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\old_chrome_proxy.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\chrome_proxy.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Temp\scoped_dir5440_1043143167
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Temp\scoped_dir5440_1043143167\old_chrome.exe
file moved
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Temp\scoped_dir5440_1945699101
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Temp\scoped_dir5440_1945699101\old_chrome_proxy.exe
file moved
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\533e0224-32d2-471c-ab4a-5f49075a5250.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20201230162636.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\fe5f8bcd-7ba1-4d35-a9b7-64288df8d289.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20201230162704.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{9346CBFE-73EB-4998-9735-9CCAB0B49CC9}\CR_66066.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\e53ac7c3-3460-4106-894e-77a0f9178449.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108221135.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{510AB1DB-289F-42FB-AA80-4594B806C4F0}\CR_66905.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\8374ad04-d7fa-4872-aabc-309f140a2c8d.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108201442.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{020CAE94-BB8E-47FD-BC07-2BD699310F11}\CR_3E102.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\70565709-645c-4692-b95b-ba8c1e098f0a.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108211010.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{BCE259B8-4EF3-4205-B7CE-279802C69980}\CR_EDA76.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{0439FD18-CD2A-46DB-9254-20C41986B38C}\CR_70136.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\94401597-086c-4932-bcfa-2e6d5802f1bd.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\d9e38405-733b-4973-b548-e6be8a407496.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108175826.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109070557.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{6DA89E67-4DFF-47DB-99F9-85FB9CB16ABD}\CR_E26D6.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\9a600953-3c89-46e1-b8d6-3aee2d2265ad.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210114092812.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{C9E459F5-151C-4036-9326-6B7C96720021}\CR_5EF53.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\b40f2f7c-eb33-468d-8d03-788e9154b276.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109174323.pma
file renamed
%SystemDrive%\Users\AXELSE~1\AppData\Local\Temp\scoped_dir7704_715225940\setup_patch.diff
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{E491B7D9-E0C8-4B43-879D-13C2F35CF817}\CR_84476.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\89c689ab-902f-4591-9960-5ec1bd20f3d8.tmp
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109084931.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\c28d890a-25fc-40e0-93b6-4ab11ed15e53.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{53F0E0A5-882B-4293-9855-449CFD5CD798}\CR_5FF78.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109093957.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\b21a6943-ecde-40c7-9b95-2eab40382374.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{28504A23-69EA-47D6-8E96-F232DE047E5F}\CR_043FE.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108224706.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\9a6db22d-08bf-4369-ad17-a9e4391a1cc0.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109190924.pma
file renamed
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\scoped_dir12352_328547882
new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\scoped_dir12352_328547882\setup_patch.diff
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Update\Install\{D92B8BD3-27B8-454C-878E-9CD43C48FCBB}\CR_88EDF.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\cfab1e7b-8609-4033-8416-16d8da342e51.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108182458.pma
file renamed

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

80%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

17%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Setup.exe user rating

75%

of users rate Setup.exe as a useful program

21%

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

4%

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

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