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Should I remove PC-Clean?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,358
United States Rank #40,179
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.25 days
36.93 days >
Average installed length: 19.40 days


1.50.0000 4.55%
1.20.0000 95.45%



PC-Clean is a software program developed by Netpia.com. The most common release is 1.20.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.79 MB (5,019,517 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 64% of users of PC-Clean come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: e.netpia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC-Clean
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PC-Clean\PcCleanUninstall.exe
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 4.79 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PC-Clean

  • pccleanlog.dll
  • PcCleanUninstall.exe - PC-Clean Uninstall (PcCleanUninstall)
  • nReport.exe - PC-Clean Report (nReport)
  • PC-CleanUP.exe - PC-Clean Update
  • PC-Clean.exe - PC-Clean

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PC-Clean.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC-Clean' which loads as C:\Program Files\PC-Clean\PC-Clean.exe /h.
Network connections
  • PC-Clean.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.48 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001240724%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006738%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005669%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:1.11 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove PC-Clean?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 9%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.27%
Windows 8 22.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows 8 Pro 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.10%
  Germany 5.13%
  Italy 5.13%
  Australia 2.56%
  Brazil 2.56%
  Indonesia 2.56%
  Israel 2.56%
  India 2.56%
  Japan 2.56%
  LC 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  New Zealand 2.56%
  Romania 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.58%
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Dell 10.53%
Toshiba 10.53%
ASUS 10.53%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L50-A 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 5.00%
Packard Bell dot s 5.00%
LENOVO 33476CA 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1017c 5.00%


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