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Should I remove Avast Cleanup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #49,600
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Installation trends (last 30 days)


VersionDistribution 18.75% 37.50% 31.25% 6.25% 6.25%

Avast Cleanup


Avast Cleanup is a program developed by AVAST Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 cleanupui.exe. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 84.36 MB (88,453,155 bytes). cleanupupdate.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 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Avast Cleanup come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Cleanup\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Cleanup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 84.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avast Cleanup

Program executable:cleanupui.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\avast software\cleanup\cleanupui.exe
Additional files:
  • aswcmnbs.dll - avast! Antivirus (Common functions)
  • aswcmnis.dll - Antivirus independent functions
  • aswcmnos.dll - Antivirus HW dependent library
  • aswproperty.dll - avast! Property Storage library
  • avastip.dll - avastIP Dynamic Link Library
  • burger_client.dll - avast! Burger Client library
  • commchannel.dll - Communication Channels
  • event_manager.dll - avast! Event Manager library
  • event_manager_burger.dll - avast! Burger Event Consumer library
  • bcuengines.dll - Avast Antivirus (avast! Browser Cleanup Engine)
  • grimefighter2.dll - Avast GrimeFighter 2
  • cleanupupdate.exe - avast! Cleanup
  • cleanupsvc.exe - Avast Cleanup (Cleanup Service)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • pdf.dll - Chrome PDF Viewer
  • log.dll - Avast Logging Library
  • ffl2.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • jsonrpcserver.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CleanupUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'avast! Cleanup Update' (runs daily at 22:09).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CleanupUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named avast! Cleanup Update.
  • CleanupSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Avast Cleanup' (CleanupSvc).

How do I remove Avast Cleanup?

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

Win 8 63%
Win 7 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.50%
Windows 7 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 7 RTM Black Edtio... 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.97%
  Canada 10.34%
  France 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Greece 3.45%
  OM 3.45%
  Russia 3.45%
  UA 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Acer 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 24-3455 28.57%
ASUSTeK K55VJ 7.14%
ASUSTeK F3Sr 7.14%
Acer Aspire E5-571 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-C 7.14%
Sony VPCEH2H1E 7.14%

About AVAST Software

avast! antivirus software provides PC virus protection.
Publisher URL: www.avast.com


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