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Should I remove McClean?

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?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 291.38 days
562.48 days >
Average installed length: 295.54 days


2.4.7 100.00%



McClean is a program developed by Corsica Interactive. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 12.01 MB (12,597,951 bytes). updater.exe 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 XP. While about 57% of users of McClean come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\McClean\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{60A9BC20-0CFA-4967-8273-35742045E7A3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by McClean

  • updater.exe - McClean (updater 2.4.7, 2013)
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll (by Outercurve Foundation) - Windows Installer XML Toolset
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • Uninst000.CA.dll - CustomAction
  • Uninst000.dll
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • Logging.dll - Logging
  • McClean.exe
  • Helper.dll - Helper
  • Splash.exe - Splash
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • bo.dll - bo
  • InstAct.exe - InstAct
  • SplashScreen.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Splash.exe is scheduled as a task named 'McClean_Popup' (runs daily at 15:35).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • McClean.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named McClean_Start.

How do I remove McClean?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  United Kingdom 42.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO 20216 25.00%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 25.00%
Dell Inspiron N5050 25.00%


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