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Should I remove ClamWin Free Antivirus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,683
United States Rank #43,451
Reach 0.0018%

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.97.5


ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.97.5 is a program developed by ClamWin. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 25.11 MB (26,329,557 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 56% of users of ClamWin Free Antivirus come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Greece.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.clamwin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ClamWin\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ClamWin\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 25.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.97.5

  • ExpShell64.dll (by alch) - ClamWin Free Antivirus
  • ClamTray.exe (by alch) - ClamWin Antivirus
  • ClamWin.exe
  • OlAddin.exe
  • WClose.exe
  • clamscan.exe
  • ExpShell.dll
  • freshclam.exe
  • libclamav.dll
  • libclamav_llvm.dll
  • libclamunrar.dll
  • libclamunrar_iface.dll
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • python23.dll
  • pythoncom23.dll
  • pywintypes23.dll
  • QRecover.exe - QRestore Module
  • sigtool.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • w9xpopen.exe
  • wxmsw24h.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ExpShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ClamWin' with a class of {65713842-C410-4f44-8383-BFE01A398C90}.
  • ExpShell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ClamWin' with a class of {65713842-C410-4f44-8383-BFE01A398C90}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ClamTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ClamWin' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ClamWin\bin\ClamTray.exe" --logon.

How do I remove ClamWin Free Antivirus?

Quickly and completely remove ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.97.5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ClamWin Free Antivirus 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 ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.97.5, 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 ClamWin Free Antivirus.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.00%
Windows XP 24.00%
Windows Vista 12.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.00%
Windows 7 Professional 16.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Microsoft Windows 4.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.10%
  United Kingdom 4.88%
  Greece 4.88%
  Italy 4.88%
  Sri Lanka 4.88%
  United Arab Emirates 2.44%
  Brazil 2.44%
  Germany 2.44%
  Spain 2.44%
  Finland 2.44%
  France 2.44%
  Hungary 2.44%
  Indonesia 2.44%
  Iran 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
Acer 13.64%
Toshiba 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Compaq 4.55%
Sahara 4.55%
Medion 4.55%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 4.17%
Si DQ45 Desktop PC 4.17%
MEDION P7618 4.17%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y460... 4.17%
Intel Corporation HuronRi... 4.17%


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