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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Baidu Cleaner


Baidu Cleaner is a software program developed by Baidu. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named baiducleaner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files. The installed file update.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 71% of users of Baidu Cleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in DZ and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: cleaner.baidu.com/go.php?link=1&pos=about
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\baidu cleaner
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Baidu Cleaner\Uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Baidu Cleaner

Program executable:baiducleaner.exe
Name:Baidu Cleaner
Baidu Cleaner MainFrame
Path:C:\Program Files\baidu cleaner\baiducleaner.exe
Additional files:
  • BdApiUtil.dll - Baidu Antivirus (Baidu Antivirus BdApi Dynamic Link Library)
  • Bhbase.sys - Baidu Antivirus Hook Base
  • BHips.dll - Baidu Antivirus Hips Driver Communication
  • BProtectEx.sys - Baidu Antivirus Minifilter Driver
  • BProtectEx64.sys
  • PCFApiUtil.sys - Baidu Antivirus BdApi Driver
  • PCFApiUtil64.sys
  • ReportCommPCF.dll - Baidu Antivirus ReportComm
  • ReportCommRetryPCF.exe - Baidu Antivirus ReportCommRetry
  • BaiduStore.dll - Baidu Cleaner (Baidu Cleaner Interface Plugin Manager)
  • BCleanerHelper.exe - Baidu Cleaner Helper
  • BCleanerPopup.exe - Baidu Cleaner Popups
  • BCleanerSvc.exe - Baidu Cleaner Service
  • BCleanerTray.exe - Baidu Cleaner Tray
  • Communication.dll - Baidu Cleaner Communication Library
  • DataReport.dll - Baidu Cleaner Data Report
  • DeepOptimization.exe - Deep Optimization
  • FacebookRepair.exe - Facebook Repair
  • Feedback.dll - Baidu OURS Feedback
  • Feedback.exe - Baidu Cleaner Feedback
  • LargeFileCleaner.exe - BigFileCleaner
  • log.dll - Baidu Cleaner Log Library
  • log64.dll
  • NSISInstall.exe - Baidu Cleaner Setup
  • PopupTip.exe - Baidu Cleaner PopupTipEx
  • SoftwareClean.exe - Deep Clean
  • Uninstall.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll - Baidu Cleaner Updater Library
  • Updater.exe - Baidu Cleaner Updater
  • CrashReport.exe - Baidu (Baidu Bug Reporter)
  • CrashUL.exe - Baidu Antivirus BavCrashUL
  • PcfBSReport.exe - Baidu BlueScreen Reporter
  • DirectUI.dll - DirectUI Dynamic Link Library (DirectUI GUI Library)
  • EnumModules.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Baidu Cleaner Update' (runs daily at 19:10).
  • BCleanerSvc.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Baidu Cleaner Service' (runs daily at 19:10).
  • BCleanerSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Baidu Cleaner Service' (BCleanerSvc) "Baidu Cleaner Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BCleanerTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Baidu Cleaner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Baidu Cleaner\BCleanerTray.exe" -auto -start.

How do I remove Baidu Cleaner?

You can uninstall Baidu 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 Baidu 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 Baidu Cleaner.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  DZ 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%


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