Brave will not install because it already running. This is a new computer and Brave has not been loaded yet

I have a dell 3650 with Win 10. I copied overs users data from older computer to a new one. When i go to install brave it says that it is already running. I can’t uninstall it because there is no ICON in program or features and I HAVE NOT installed it yet. There must be files that need deleted but I can not find them all. I deleted bravesoftware out of %appdata%. That was all I could find. Please advise ASAP. Thanks.

You could try using Revo Uninstaller, a free uninstaller program.

Hi

@kbauman

First step
Install the freeware Wise Jetsearch and look for Brave in C. delete the Brave files, you may need to stop them in Task Manager. Install Brave

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Try running…

powershell -command "Get-Process brave | ForEach-Object { $_.CloseMainWindow() | Out-Null}"

or

taskkill /im brave* /t

before the installation.

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@kbauman

Path:

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\User Data\

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