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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,567
United States Rank #14,217
Reach 0.2794%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.75 days
523.49 days >
Average installed length: 275.05 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.0.000 48.76%
4.0.112 19.20%
4.0.110 0.15%
3.7.109 5.08%
3.6.108 0.64%
3.6.107 2.32%
3.5.105 0.03%
3.5.104 0.23%
3.0.99 1.89%
3.0.98 0.18%
3.0.97 0.20%
3.0.96 0.03%
3.0.95 4.29%
3.0.101 0.05%
130 0.08%
129 2.91%
128 0.49%
127 0.23%
126 2.30%
125 0.10%
124 0.31%
123 0.20%
122 2.55%
121 7.76%
120 0.03%

GoogleClean

What is GoogleClean?  (from Abelssoft GmbH)

Today Google "sees" everything. Most Google products like Google Desktop, Google Chrome, Google Picasa, Google Earth and Google Toolbar collect data about the usage, generate a unique ID and transfer them back to Google. GoogleClean can prevent this and switches off those data transfers. It allows you to use all Google...  Read more

Overview

GoogleClean is a program developed by Abelssoft GmbH. The most used version is 5.0.000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is googleclean.exe. The software installer includes 99 files and is usually about 47.26 MB (49,556,111 bytes). AbUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 83% of users of GoogleClean come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abelssoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GoogleClean\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GoogleClean\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 47.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GoogleClean

Program executable:googleclean.exe
Name:GoogleClean
Path:C:\Program Files\googleclean\googleclean.exe
MD5:d30ecc811a8b40a202662074a6a6803f
Additional files:
  • AbLiteRegistration.dll - AbLiteRegistration
  • AbFlexTransEditor.exe - AbFlexTransEditor
  • AbBugReporter.dll - AbBugReporter
  • AbUpdater.dll - AbUpdater
  • CloseGoogleUpdateService.exe - CloseGoogleUpdateService
  • GDesktopFilesEncrypter.exe (by Ascora GmbH) - GDesktopFilesEncrypter
  • AntiBrowserSpyLibrary.dll (by Ascora GmbH) - AntiBrowserSpyLibrary
  • GoogleCleanResources.dll - GoogleCleanResources
  • AbUpdateBugReporter.dll - AbUpdateBugReporter
  • AbAffiliateWriter.exe - AbAffiliateWriter
  • AbWpfRegistration.dll (by Ascora) - AbWpfRegistration
  • AbProcessManager.dll - AbProcessManager
  • AbSettingsKeeper.dll (by Ascora) - AbSettingsKeeper
  • AbFontInstaller.exe - AbFontInstaller
  • AbNewsletterAbo.dll - AbNewsletterAbo
  • ChromeIdCleaner.exe - ChromeIdCleaner
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • AbGUIElements.dll - AbGUIElements
  • AbRegistryLib.dll - AbRegistryLib
  • AntiSpyPlugin.dll - AntiSpyPlugin
  • CleanupPlugin.dll - CleanupPlugin
  • NetworkConfig.exe - NetworkConfig
  • AbCommonsWPF.dll - AbCommonsWPF
  • AbCookiesLib.dll - AbCookiesLib
  • AbBrowserLibs.dll - BrowserLibs
  • AbFlexTrans.dll - AbFlexTrans
  • AbGoogleLib.dll - AbGoogleLib
  • AbScheduler.dll - AbScheduler
  • Ags.Commons.dll - Ags.Commons
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AbSettings.dll - AbSettings
  • AbCommons.dll - AbCommons
  • AgsPlugin.dll - AgsPlugin
  • AbGauge.dll - AbGauge
  • Commons.dll - Commons
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • AbsGui.dll - AbsGui
  • AbApi.dll - AbApi
  • AbGui.dll - AbGui
  • closeapp.exe
  • itextsharp.dll - iTextSharp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • GoogleClean.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AntiGoogleSpy' and executes as C:\Program Files\GoogleClean\GoogleClean.exe.

How do I remove GoogleClean?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.39%
Windows 8 25.99%
Windows Vista 5.87%
Windows XP 4.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.27%
Windows 8.1 12.66%
Windows 7 Professional 10.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.52% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 82.52%
  United States 3.59%
  Austria 2.89%
  United Kingdom 1.16%
  France 1.03%
  Australia 1.03%
  Netherlands 0.93%
  Switzerland 0.80%
  Poland 0.75%
  Belgium 0.70%
  Spain 0.57%
  Italy 0.49%
  Romania 0.36%
  Canada 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 34.75%
Acer 21.35%
Hewlett-Packard 10.99%
Dell 9.00%
GIGABYTE 7.84%
ASUS 6.58%
Samsung 2.66%
Lenovo 2.47%
Intel 1.74%
American Megatrends 1.50%
Sahara 1.11%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.83%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.08%
MEDION MS-7797 3.08%

About (from Abelssoft GmbH)

Abelssoft is a business unit of Ascora GmbH and is based in northern Germany.
Publisher URL: www.abelssoft.net

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