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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,820
United States Rank #28,995
Reach 0.0215%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.26 days
391.22 days >
Average installed length: 205.56 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Argente - Registry Cleaner

What is Argente - Registry Cleaner?

Argente Registry Cleaner is registry cleaner/fixer utility whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. The software helps to automate the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them. The necessity and usefulness of registry cleaners is a controversial topic, with experts in disagreement over their benefits.

About  (from Argente Software)

With Argente - Registry Cleaner you can safely clean and repair problems in the Windows registry with just a few clicks of the mouse. By using a registry cleaner regularly and repair your registry, your system will not only be more stable but it will also help Windows and its software to run more quickly. Argente - Reg...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named ArgenteRC.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 13.4 MB (14,054,255 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: argentesoftware.blogspot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Argente - Registry Cleaner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Argente - Registry Cleaner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Argente - Registry Cleaner

Program executable:ArgenteRC.exe
Name:Argente Registry Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\Argente - Registry Cleaner\ArgenteRC.exe
Additional files:
  • Registry Cleaner.exe - Argente - Registry Cleaner
  • ArgenteRC.exe - Argente Registry Cleaner
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Argente00.dll
  • Argente01.dll
  • Argente02.dll - Argente Software Extension
  • ArgenteRC.dll
  • cbsidlm-tr1_8-Argente__Registry_Cleaner-ORG2-10806269.exe
  • lua5.1.dll
  • lua51.dll (by Lua.org) - Lua - The Programming Language (Lua Language Run Time)
  • Registry Cleaner.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ArgenteRC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{29DCB25F-01F7-4703-87EB-F8EA7389418E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ArgenteRC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ArgenteRC' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Argente - Registry Cleaner\ArgenteRC.exe" /AutoClean.

How do I remove Argente - Registry Cleaner?

You can uninstall Argente - Registry 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 Argente - Registry 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 Argente - Registry Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.66%
Windows 10 21.46%
Windows XP 14.62%
Windows Vista 8.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.69%
Windows 7 Professional 9.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.47% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 27.47%
  United States 11.81%
  Mexico 9.16%
  Argentina 7.95%
  Brazil 6.51%
  Colombia 5.06%
  France 4.58%
  United Kingdom 2.89%
  Poland 2.65%
  Peru 2.41%
  Chile 1.93%
  Venezuela 1.69%
  Italy 1.69%
  Ecuador 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.18%
Hewlett-Packard 20.08%
ASUS 17.99%
Dell 13.39%
Toshiba 5.02%
Lenovo 4.60%
Intel 3.77%
American Megatrends 3.35%
Samsung 1.67%
Sahara 1.26%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.10%
Acer Aspire 4750 2.10%
Dell MP061 2.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.10%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.10%


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