Windows 7 install fails - "Failed to cache the downloaded installed installer. Error: 0x80070005" message

Description of the issue:

Install on a Win 7 desktop (win updates up to date) fails with message :
Failed to cache the downloaded installed installer. Error: 0x80070005

On 1st try, I was warned byTrendMicro Security -> Answered “accept”
I disabled TrendMicro Security : idem
I launched install in admin mode : idem

The same after having deleted created files in
C:\Users\ MyAccount \AppData\Local\ BraveSoftware

PS No tools available to uninstall and clean registry database ?

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.


Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

Please see the sequence in the additional information section

Expected result:

A brave browser, up and running :slight_smile:

Reproduces how often:


Brave Version(about:brave):

the last one I suppose …

Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):


Additional Information:

The sequence :






Excellent reporting! Very thorough!
We’ve had a few issues with different anti-virus software throwing false positives for malware when Brave is being installed. You’ll likely have to white list the installer/exe before installation can complete.

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