What is Setup.exe?

Setup.exe is a part of GoogleChromeInstaller and developed by Google LLC 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 "GoogleChromeInstaller".

Setup.exe is digitally signed by Google LLC.

Setup.exe is an .exe file.

Setup.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\87.0.4280.88\Installer\setup.exe

Setup.exe basic information

Description
GoogleChromeInstaller
Internal Name
setup
Version
87.0.4280.88
Company
Hash
69171C9C858B9D298CDE6A4B21DDA2F5

Setup.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe

Setup.exe actions

List of the actions Setup.exe executes on a user's PC
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Update\ClientState\{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}\\InstallerProgress
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Google\Update\ClientState\{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}\\InstallerProgress
new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\chrome_installer.log
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\Crashpad\metadata
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\Crashpad\settings.dat
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\Crashpad\reports
new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\Crashpad
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Temp
new catalogue 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
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\old_chrome.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome_proxy.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\old_chrome_proxy.exe
file renamed
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
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{A4CD53FC-E916-4BBC-88FD-863C02157293}\CR_714C7.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\505a1580-3de6-450c-abe8-353e6d9c215c.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210115074836.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Temp
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Google Chrome.lnk
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\87.0.4280.88\Installer\debug.log
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google
new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome
new catalogue created
%TMP%\chrome_installer.log
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\old_chrome.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\old_chrome_proxy.exe
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome_proxy.exe
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Crashpad
new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Crashpad\reports
new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Crashpad\settings.dat
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Crashpad\metadata
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Update\ClientState\{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}\\InstallerResult
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Update\ClientState\{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}\\InstallerError
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Update\ClientState\{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}\\InstallerResultUIString
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Google\Update\ClientState\{8A69D345-D564-463C-AFF1-A69D9E530F96}\\LastOsUpgrade
new registry key parameter created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\Temp
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111205726.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111210001.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112073822.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111180654.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112125237.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112083520.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112093009.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210107162657.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112093411.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210107091126.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111210438.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{B9075E09-E4F4-4F33-B4F4-779FB0A18154}\CR_41F59.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\78216400-9d46-4ea4-87cf-8c9e8c75442e.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112175027.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112093944.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210112002144.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111221306.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111211906.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111203143.pma
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Update\Install\{B8D75F40-8520-425E-8C90-5E5B1F14EECC}\CR_7390C.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210106223832.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\92e115a1-d496-48dd-867a-90d233727f7f.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{FD685342-BF53-4919-80BF-C42976AC6670}\CR_0769B.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{A07241C7-127C-4000-96BE-1D1878B947B4}\CR_23E99.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{C3393787-4D61-4083-B576-72F25071E2A2}\CR_0A0D4.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{59F4B337-FC25-4C8B-A67F-9456FDA6A13A}\CR_CDC70.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210113183326.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\a404fc9a-923a-47cd-9ff1-e19f5673b003.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108041005.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{632051D3-C2A3-46CF-9DB6-016FD63A0E2A}\CR_8E468.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210221183204.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210108161843.pma
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\Temp\source7696_886873109\Chrome-bin\87.0.4280.88\Locales\sk.pak
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\Temp\source11980_2046023741\Chrome-bin\87.0.4280.88\Locales\zh-CN.pak
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{DE29F7D7-CFC8-43F8-B97A-FF49D5B69D1B}\CR_FEBD7.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{21B4E89B-586C-43EC-AB4B-B53F92BEDC5A}\CR_AEA6C.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111200457.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210107225356.pma
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Update\Install\{B6317556-4432-46EA-98AA-A17E68BD57AF}\CR_BE4E1.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{66773006-A7A9-47F7-98BA-2449E44E07B5}\CR_E46BB.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{8B737706-7B0B-4534-9FFF-3430EFEAE1D9}\CR_80175.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{29E8D463-0FD9-40A2-AF2E-A67B15FE1077}\CR_96899.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111114425.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{ADF72943-201B-486C-9552-9F31CC8DE18F}\CR_3271E.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111190920.pma
file renamed
%SYSTEMROOT%\Temp\scoped_dir7924_1673809948
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{AC2CD35A-D20A-4211-BDA4-15C6B19DF12E}\CR_45DA5.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210109122128.pma
file renamed
%SystemDrive%\Users\SDAEML~1\AppData\Local\Temp\scoped_dir11468_1590502858\setup_patch.diff
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210111184333.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\613fa5be-1af9-41d0-ba0f-314199205fd8.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{DBD9F9FA-0CAD-48B8-8FCF-8F3918773935}\CR_5F04C.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210114120403.pma
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\16dc6e99-0ce9-430f-a759-2d6286649082.tmp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{751C58ED-5D4D-4605-8B70-AC2DC052F94F}\CR_37F60.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{603E6E48-DD0C-45CE-BA34-06D200AAC914}\CR_63474.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Update\Install\{DB24D161-B504-46EE-BFC0-32CC3ED2594F}\CR_957C7.tmp\setup.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\20210113153349.pma
file renamed
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\SetupMetrics\f116b42d-b992-4e8c-8879-0592db01d051.tmp
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

80%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

16%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Setup.exe user rating

75%

of users rate Setup.exe as a useful program

20%

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

5%

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

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