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What is instup.exe?

instup.exe is part of avast! Antivirus and developed by AVAST Software according to the instup.exe version information.

instup.exe's description is "avast! Antivirus Installer"

instup.exe is digitally signed by AVAST Software a.s..

instup.exe is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\_av_iup.tm~a03816\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about instup.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameavast! Antivirus
Company nameAVAST Software
File descriptionavast! Antivirus Installer
Internal nameInstCont
Original filenameInstCont.exe
Commentsavast! Antivirus
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2013 AVAST Software
Product version9.0.2008.177
File version9.0.2008.177

The following is the available information on instup.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameavast! Antivirus
Company nameAVAST Software
File descriptionavast! Antivirus Installer
Internal nameInstCont
Original filenameInstCont.exe
Commentsavast! Antivirus
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2013 AVAST Software
Product version9.0.2008.177
File version9.0.2008.177

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAVAST Software a.s.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number0ef5eca7bd31cfc3a7f8e6259b423359

VirusTotal report

None of the 47 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the instup.exe file.

None of the 47 anti-virus programs detected the instup.exe file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD55cc45b3883ab920fad0f38f449f8e5da
SHA256772fadde34ba18e7699ec0d60293e15f9a5aa057bf09d7eb7c70e0675d626b2f

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to instup.exe:

instup.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

instup.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

avast! Antivirus Installer has stopped working.

End Program - instup.exe. This program is not responding.

instup.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

instup.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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What did other users do?

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User vote results: There were 47 votes to remove and 9 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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