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Should I remove Disk Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,083
United States Rank #11,555
Reach 0.0702%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.76 days
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Average installed length: 135.72 days

Disk Cleaner

What is Disk Cleaner?  (from rjmoerland)

Disk Cleaner is a free open source (GPL v2) tool to quickly and easily clean your hard disk from temporary files like those in the system temporary folder, the Internet Explorer Cache and Cookies folder, and the Recycle Bin. Disk Cleaner is absolutely free from adware and spyware. It is very easy to use: select the ite...  Read more


Disk Cleaner is a program developed by rjmoerland. 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 dclean.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 834.07 KB (854,089 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 20% of users of Disk Cleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diskcleaner.nl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\disk cleaner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Disk Cleaner\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 834.07 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Disk Cleaner

Program executable:dclean.exe
Name:Disk Cleaner
Disk Cleaner main executable
Path:C:\Program Files\disk cleaner\dclean.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dclean.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEB6281F-B3A0-429A-8AA4-744058580139}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Disk Cleaner?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.98%
Windows 8 19.98%
Windows XP 17.85%
Windows Vista 6.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.60%
Windows 7 Professional 11.27%
Windows 8.1 5.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.20%
  Germany 13.00%
  Italy 12.32%
  MA 5.71%
  United Kingdom 4.43%
  Spain 4.33%
  Netherlands 4.33%
  DZ 2.07%
  Canada 1.97%
  France 1.87%
  India 1.87%
  Egypt 1.77%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Argentina 1.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.32%
Acer 19.82%
Dell 18.57%
ASUS 7.86%
American Megatrends 4.29%
Samsung 4.29%
Intel 3.93%
Toshiba 3.93%
Lenovo 2.86%
Sahara 2.32%
Medion 2.14%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 4.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.15%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.36%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.36%


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