What is Setup.exe by Brave Software, Inc.?

Setup.exe is 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.

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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 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

25%

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

1%

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

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