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Should I remove SlimCleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #1,044
United States Rank #751
Reach 0.7824%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.74 days
493.77 days >
Average installed length: 259.44 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0.30878 64.29%
4.0.30422 4.25%
4.0.29702 6.10%
4.0.29347 1.36%
4.0.29321 0.10%
4.0.29198 0.28%
4.0.28412 3.86%
4.0.25845 10.76%
4.0.25002 1.21%
4.0.24980 0.01%
4.0.24638 0.64%
4.0.24427 0.53%
4.0.24283 0.26%
4.0.24164 0.17%
4.0.24141 0.15%
4.0.24116 0.05%
4.0.23537 0.03%
4.0.23279 0.01%
3.0.23129 0.77%
3.0.22481 0.38%
3.0.22099 0.20%
3.0.21834 0.12%
3.0.21617 0.11%
3.0.20442 0.70%
3.0.20345 0.23%
3.0.20176 0.06%
3.0.20085 0.53%
2.0.18282 0.88%
2.0.17996 0.06%
2.0.17803 0.04%
2.0.17636 0.05%
2.0.17251 0.11%
2.0.17128 0.05%
2.0.17109 0.01%
1.9.17058 0.02%
1.9.16915 0.01%
1.9.16726 0.04%
1.9.14612 0.74%
1.8.14223 0.15%
1.8.13867 0.05%
1.8.13603 0.05%
1.8.13578 0.05%
1.8.13414 0.06%
1.6.12785 0.12%
1.6.12570 0.05%
1.6.12526 0.01%
1.6.12403 0.01%
1.6.12286 0.05%
1.6.12206 0.02%
1.1.4130 0.05%
0.9.3970 0.10%
55 versions

Typically installed together

SlimCleaner

What is SlimCleaner?  (from SlimWare Utilities)

SlimCleaner is SlimWare Utilities' most ambitious update ever released for keeping PCs clean and running at peak performance. This new version combines solutions to the most common PC problems and puts them in a single, easy-to-use, automated software product. New features include Intelligent Defrag, a Duplicate File F...  Read more

Overview

SlimCleaner is a software program developed by SlimWare Utilities. The most common release is 4.0.30878, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named SlimCleaner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 27.13 MB (28,442,874 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 62% of users of SlimCleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: slimcleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SlimCleaner\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C21DB59E-3130-43E2-88C6-BE7451D44A52}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SlimCleaner

Program executable:SlimCleaner.exe
Name:SlimCleaner Application
SlimCleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\SlimCleaner\SlimCleaner.exe
MD5:58ff529eccfc161984293824d3e1202a
Additional files:
  • slimshell.dll - SlimCleaner Shell Extension
  • slimshell64.dll
  • Smell.dll
  • slimcleaner.exe - SlimCleaner Application (SlimCleaner)
  • mydefragdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • SlimShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SlimShellExt' with a class of {5421BDAF-6C45-4C3A-8B4B-AE5AF31A65AF}.
  • SlimShell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SlimShellExt' with a class of {5421BDAF-6C45-4C3A-8B4B-AE5AF31A65AF}.
Scheduled Task
  • slimcleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8FF31C52-2710-44F7-B0F9-E35B85B7ABF1}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • slimcleaner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SlimCleaner Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • slimcleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SlimCleaner' and executes as C:\Program Files\SlimCleaner\SlimCleaner.exe -boot.
Network connections
  • slimcleaner.exe connects to ec2-50-19-90-207.compute-1.amazonaws.com (50.19.90.207 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

slimcleaner.exe
Memory:83.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0709154467%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02058057%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.05033488%
0.015104% average

How do I remove SlimCleaner?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8.1 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.17%
Windows 8 24.50%
Windows XP 7.93%
Windows Vista 7.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.28%
Windows 7 Professional 9.65%
Windows 8.1 8.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.30%
  United Kingdom 5.63%
  Canada 4.12%
  Germany 2.42%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Italy 1.90%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Australia 1.78%
  Brazil 1.15%
  Sweden 0.94%
  India 0.84%
  France 0.76%
  DK 0.63%
  Japan 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.87%
Dell 24.78%
Acer 15.73%
Toshiba 8.57%
ASUS 6.70%
GIGABYTE 6.09%
Lenovo 3.39%
Samsung 2.93%
Intel 1.54%
American Megatrends 1.40%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.82%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.41%
ASUS All Series 2.32%

About SlimWare Utilities

SlimWare Utilities produces cleaning and optimization programs whose products center on using crowd-sourced feedback to generate reviews and evaluations of other programs.
Publisher URL: www.slimwareutilities.com

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