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Should I remove BleachBit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,800
United States Rank #3,667
Reach 0.1674%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.76 days
376.34 days >
Average installed length: 197.74 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.9.4 0.09%
1.9.2 0.04%
1.8 9.75%
1.7.7 0.04%
1.7 1.45%
1.6 15.16%
1.5.2 0.21%
1.10 2.90%

BleachBit

What is BleachBit?  (from the publisher)

BleachBit quickly frees disk space and tirelessly guards your privacy. Free cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, shred temporary files, delete logs, and discard junk you didn't know was there. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean a thousand applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, ...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 1.6, with over 21% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is bleachbit.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 7.71 MB (8,084,578 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 46% of users of BleachBit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: bleachbit.sourceforge.net
Help link: bleachbit.sourceforge.net/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bleachbit
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BleachBit\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 7.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BleachBit

Program executable:bleachbit.exe
Name:bleachbit
Free space and maintain privacy
Path:C:\Program Files\bleachbit\bleachbit.exe
MD5:ef703be7829b95deae79d2fefc89b202
Additional files:
  • libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoWin32
  • bleachbit_console.exe - bleachbit (Free space and maintain privacy)
  • pythoncom25.dll - PyWin32
  • pywintypes25.dll
  • python25.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • libpango-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - Pango
  • libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GIMP Drawing Kit
  • libgio-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib (Gio)
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community)
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • libatk-1.0-0.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - atk
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll
  • libpng12-0.dll
  • libpng14-14.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • w9xpopen.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • bleachbit_console.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_bleachbit_console_1~HCAELB2~ARGORPC'.
  • bleachbit.exe is scheduled as a task named 'BleachBit' (runs on session change).

How do I remove BleachBit?

Quickly and completely remove BleachBit from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BleachBit from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BleachBit, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BleachBit.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,800

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.37%
Windows 8 26.11%
Windows XP 8.97%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.99%
Windows 7 Professional 12.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.94%
Windows 8.1 8.60%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.97%
  Germany 8.38%
  France 7.51%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  Finland 3.58%
  Canada 3.21%
  Netherlands 2.71%
  Australia 1.66%
  Japan 1.63%
  Italy 1.59%
  Russia 1.37%
  Belgium 1.16%
  India 1.05%
  Sweden 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.90%
Dell 22.15%
Acer 17.72%
ASUS 11.19%
GIGABYTE 7.58%
Toshiba 7.36%
Lenovo 3.45%
Intel 2.33%
Sahara 1.80%
American Megatrends 1.50%
Samsung 1.13%
MSI 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.99%
ASUS All Series 3.77%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.66%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.44%

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