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What’s avg_secure_browser_setup.exe (AVG Secure Browser Setup)? Is it safe or a virus?

avg_secure_browser_setup.exe is an executable file by AVG Technologies USA, LLC that is associated with the installation and setup of AVG Secure Browser.

This browser is designed to provide a secure and private browsing experience for users, with features such as built-in ad blocker, anti-tracking, and anti-phishing tools. The setup file's main purpose is to carry out the installation process of the browser on the user's system, including setting up necessary files and configurations. It ensures that the AVG Secure Browser is installed correctly and ready for use, helping users to protect their online privacy and security while browsing the internet.

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Who makes avg_secure_browser_setup.exe (AVG Secure Browser Setup)?

We’ve found AVG Technologies USA, LLC should be the publisher of avg_secure_browser_setup.exe.

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What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: March 15, 2024

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