What is brave.exe?

brave.exe is part of Brave Browser and developed by Brave Software, Inc. according to the brave.exe version information.

brave.exe's description is "Brave Browser"

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

brave.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on brave.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameBrave Browser
Company nameBrave Software, Inc.
File descriptionBrave Browser
Internal namebrave_exe
Original filenamebrave.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright 2016 The Brave Authors. All rights reserved.
Product version74.0.64.75
File version74.0.64.75

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameBrave Browser
Company nameBrave Software, Inc.
File descriptionBrave Browser
Internal namebrave_exe
Original filenamebrave.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright 2016 The Brave Authors. Al..
Product version74.0.64.75
File version74.0.64.75

Digital signatures [?]

brave.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameBrave Software, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number0815c9ccd49a7c0e6de478efe90f9669

VirusTotal report

None of the 70 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the brave.exe file.

None of the 70 anti-virus programs detected the brave.exe file.

Other files also named brave.exe

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD54df8178d6f38a2fbca3b57953b3176cc
SHA256d6983b0955fd182d79164b63d2ac554ac53f05685f814ce12b6e74fe2e2b0d54

Error Messages

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

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

brave.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.

Brave Browser has stopped working.

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

brave.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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