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A way to uninstall Brave from your computer

Brave is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. It is written by Brave Software Inc. Check out here where you can get more info on Brave Software Inc. The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for Brave is C:\Program Files\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\78.0.70.122\Installer\setup.exe. brave.exe is the Brave's main executable file and it takes approximately 1.77 MB (1856144 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Brave. They occupy an average of 11.48 MB (12038720 bytes) on disk.

  • brave.exe (1.77 MB)
  • chrome_proxy.exe (584.64 KB)
  • notification_helper.exe (715.64 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.94 MB)
  • notification_helper.exe (715.64 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.94 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version 78.0.70.122 of Brave. Click on the links below for other Brave versions:

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Some files, folders and registry entries can not be removed when you are trying to remove Brave from your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Brave:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\1\AutoplayWhitelist.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\1\ExtensionWhitelist.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\1\Greaselion.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\1\ReferrerWhitelist.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\1\StorageTrackingProtection.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\1\TrackingProtection.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.17\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\1\AutoplayWhitelist.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\1\ExtensionWhitelist.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\1\Greaselion.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\1\ReferrerWhitelist.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\1\StorageTrackingProtection.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\1\TrackingProtection.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\afalakplffnnnlkncjhbmahjfjhmlkal\1.0.18\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\BrowserMetrics\BrowserMetrics-5D9552A0-34C0.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\BrowserMetrics-spare.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5424\_metadata\verified_contents.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5424\crl-set
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5424\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5424\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5424\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5433\_metadata\verified_contents.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5433\crl-set
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5433\LICENSE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5433\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CertificateRevocation\5433\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.336\4\ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.336\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.336\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.336\rs-ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.340\4\ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.340\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.340\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.340\rs-ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.342\4\ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.342\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.342\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.342\rs-ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.343\4\ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.343\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.343\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cffkpbalmllkdoenhmdmpbkajipdjfam\1.0.343\rs-ABPFilterParserData.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cpoalefficncklhjfpglfiplenlpccdb\1.0.6\manifest.fingerprint
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cpoalefficncklhjfpglfiplenlpccdb\1.0.6\manifest.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\cpoalefficncklhjfpglfiplenlpccdb\1.0.6\tor-0.3.5.8-win32-brave-0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Crashpad\metadata
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Crashpad\reports\01a56ff3-1f0a-455a-8f0f-b545010fa5fe.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Crashpad\reports\43672476-dbb0-4420-978c-b5117dd672a1.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Crashpad\reports\cf039fb4-53da-46fc-87f3-e0234120b854.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Crashpad\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\CrashpadMetrics-active.pma
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\000023.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\AutofillStrikeDatabase\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\AutofillStrikeDatabase\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\AutofillStrikeDatabase\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\AutofillStrikeDatabase\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\AutofillStrikeDatabase\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\BudgetDatabase\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\BudgetDatabase\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\BudgetDatabase\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\BudgetDatabase\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\BudgetDatabase\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000300
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000302
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000303
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000304
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000305
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000308
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00030c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000361
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000362
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000363
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000366
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000708
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000709
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00070b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00083a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00083b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000840
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000842
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000843
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000845
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000849
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000852
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000853
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000854
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00085e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_00085f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000860
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000862
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000863
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000864
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\Default\Cache\f_000865

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Brave
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BraveSoftware Brave-Browser
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@tools.brave.com/BraveSoftware Update;version=3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@tools.brave.com/BraveSoftware Update;version=9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\brave
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\Brave-Browser

Additional values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2734603497-2352927491-3677314616-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\brave.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\brave\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\brave\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bravem\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bravem\DisplayName


A way to uninstall Brave with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Brave is a program released by Brave Software Inc. Sometimes, people choose to remove this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate 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 when you click Brave in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Brave, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Brave.
Uninstall Brave


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

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Brave by Brave Software Inc from your PC, we are not saying that Brave by Brave Software Inc is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Brave in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-11-01 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-11-01 20:44:38.593