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24% remove it76% keep it
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Advanced Disk Cleaner

What is Advanced Disk Cleaner?  (from Innovative Solutions)

Advanced Disk Cleaner is a free program which makes it easy to quickly find and wipe away all the garbage files on your computer. It scans your disks quickly and then displays the garbage files so you can decide which of them you want removed. The program accurately detects and identifies only the garbage files. The pr...  Read more


Advanced Disk Cleaner is a program developed by Innovative Solutions. The most used version is, 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. 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 main program executable is adc.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 3.03 MB (3,180,664 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Advanced Disk Cleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.innovative-sol.com/cleaner
Help link: www.innovative-sol.com/contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\Advanced Disk Cleaner\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6C2EDF63-C83B-4AAD-AC26-1784660F618B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Disk Cleaner

Program executable:adc.exe
Name:Advanced Disk Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\Advanced Disk Cleaner\adc.exe
Additional files:
  • innoupd.exe - Innovative Solutions Software Updater (Software Updater)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Adc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B3D124F3-568C-4962-BE43-326BEAF5233A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Adc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ADC.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Adc.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Advanced Disk Cleaner' and executes as C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\Advanced Disk Cleaner\Adc.exe.

How do I remove Advanced Disk Cleaner?

You can uninstall Advanced Disk 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced Disk Cleaner, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Advanced Disk Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.87%
Windows 10 34.78%
Windows XP 11.30%
Windows Vista 3.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.39%
Windows 7 Professional 11.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.06%
Windows 8.1 9.73%
Windows 10 Home 8.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.19%
  United Kingdom 6.74%
  Sweden 4.12%
  Netherlands 3.37%
  Canada 3.00%
  Iran 2.62%
  Czech Republic 2.62%
  Poland 2.62%
  France 2.25%
  Croatia 2.25%
  Australia 1.50%
  Greece 1.50%
  New Zealand 1.50%
  Germany 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.34%
Dell 19.86%
Acer 17.81%
ASUS 11.64%
Toshiba 5.48%
Intel 4.79%
American Megatrends 2.05%
Sahara 2.05%
Samsung 2.05%
Apple 1.37%
Lenovo 1.37%
Common models
ASUSTeK K55A 4.20%
Dell XPS 8500 4.20%
Packard Bell Easynote TE6... 3.36%
Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ... 2.52%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 2.52%
ASUS All Series 1.68%

Publisher URL: www.innovativesol.com


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