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Should I remove ShieldPlus Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #44,473
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.19 days
93.97 days >
Average installed length: 49.38 days


2.6.5 100.00%

ShieldPlus Cleaner


ShieldPlus Cleaner is a program developed by ShieldApps. 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 14 files and is usually about 9.74 MB (10,210,566 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 8. While about 63% of users of ShieldPlus Cleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Netherlands.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ShieldPlus Cleaner
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ShieldPlus Cleaner\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EE20A6C2-771F-47EF-B178-A2B782758657}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ShieldPlus Cleaner

  • ShieldPlusCleaner.exe - ShieldPlus Cleaner
  • updater.exe - updater 2.6.5, 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
  • Helper.dll - Helper
  • Splash.exe - Splash
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • bo.dll - bo
  • InstAct.exe - InstAct

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Splash.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ShieldPlusCleaner_Popup' (runs daily at 3:08 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ShieldPlusCleaner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ShieldPlusCleaner_Start.

How do I remove ShieldPlus Cleaner?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 5%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.89%
Windows 8 36.84%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.11%
Windows 8.1 21.05%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 5.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Canada 31.25%
  Netherlands 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
Dell 21.43%
American Megatrends 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Sony 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard 7.14%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 5.88%
Sony VPCCA16FG 5.88%
Shuttle Inc. SH55J 5.88%
INTEL DG41TY 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 5.88%
Gigabyte M68M-S2P 5.88%


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