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A way to uninstall Brave from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall Brave for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Brave Software. More data about Brave Software can be read here. The application is frequently placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave directory. Take into account that this path can vary being determined by the user's decision. The full command line for removing Brave is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\Update.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 301.81 KB (309056 bytes) on disk and is named Brave.exe.

The following executables are installed together with Brave. They take about 213.92 MB (224306176 bytes) on disk.

  • Brave.exe (301.81 KB)
  • squirrel.exe (1.81 MB)
  • Brave.exe (91.89 MB)
  • BraveDefaults.exe (104.09 KB)
  • tor.exe (12.03 MB)
  • Brave.exe (92.04 MB)
  • BraveDefaults.exe (104.09 KB)
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The current web page applies to Brave version 0.23.105 only. You can find below info on other releases of Brave:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Brave:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\brave

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Brave:
  • C:\Program Files\BraveSoftware\Update\Download\{AFE6A462-C574-4B8A-AF43-4CC60DF4563B}\76.0.68.132\brave_installer-ia32.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\Brave.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\chrome_100_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\chrome_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\chrome_elf.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\Dictionaries\fr-FR-3-0.bdic
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\electron_resources.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\it.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ja.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\kn.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ko.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\lt.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\lv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ml.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\mr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ms.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\nb.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\nl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\pl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\pt-BR.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\pt-PT.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ro.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ru.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\sk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\sl.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\sr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\sv.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\sw.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\ta.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\te.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\th.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\tr.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\uk.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\vi.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\zh-CN.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\locales\zh-TW.pak
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\natives_blob.bin
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\app.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\BraveDefaults.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\electron.asar
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\bin\tor.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-about.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-adblock.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-autofill.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-blank.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-bookmarks.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-brave.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-certerror.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-contributions.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-downloads.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-error.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-extensions.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-history.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-newtab.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-passwords.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-preferences.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-printkeys.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-safebrowsing.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-styles.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\about-welcome.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\brave-default.css
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\adInsertion.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\block3rdPartyContent.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\blockCanvasFingerprinting.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\blockFlash.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\dappListener.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\dndHandler.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\favicon.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\flashListener.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Brave\app-0.23.105\resources\extensions\brave\content\scripts\idleHandler.js

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-vnd.brave.oneclickctrl.9
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-vnd.brave.update3webcontrol.3
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BraveSoftware Brave-Browser
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MozillaPlugins\@tools.brave.com/BraveSoftware Update;version=3
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MozillaPlugins\@tools.brave.com/BraveSoftware Update;version=9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Brave.VF7XDKQISZAOG4NY3UXO6WGY6Y
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@tools.brave.com/BraveSoftware Update;version=3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@tools.brave.com/BraveSoftware Update;version=9


How to erase Brave from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Brave is an application by Brave Software. Some computer users decide to erase this application. This is troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY solution to erase Brave is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Brave or simply click the Search feature and type in "Brave". If it exists on your system the Brave app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Brave in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Brave, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Brave.
Uninstall Brave


8. After removing Brave, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Brave which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Brave with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Brave by Brave Software from your PC, nor are we saying that Brave by Brave Software is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Brave in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-08-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-30 14:39:32.733