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Should I remove Carambis Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,105
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.52 days
339.75 days >
Average installed length: 178.51 days


VersionDistribution 12.20% 7.32% 2.44% 4.88% 2.44% 12.20% 17.07% 24.39% 9.76% 7.32%

Carambis Cleaner


Carambis Cleaner is a program developed by Media Fog. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 cleaner.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 28.44 MB (29,818,624 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 33% of users of Carambis Cleaner come from Russia, it is also popular in the United States and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Carambis\Cleaner
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Carambis\Cleaner\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 28.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Carambis Cleaner

Program executable:cleaner.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\carambis\cleaner\cleaner.exe
Additional files:
  • UpdateProgress.exe (by Carambis) - Carambis Cleaner updater (UpdateProgress)
  • CrashRpt1402.dll - CrashRpt (Crash Handling Module)
  • CrashSender1402.exe - Crash Report Delivery Module
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Network.dll
  • Qt5Sql.dll
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • avcodec-55.dll
  • avformat-55.dll
  • avutil-52.dll
  • chromaprint.dll
  • CleanerServiceInstaller.exe
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • qjson.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • cleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CarambisCleanerUACDisablingTask'.
  • CleanerServiceInstaller.exe runs as a service named 'Carambis Cleaner Service' (CarambisCleanerService).

How do I remove Carambis Cleaner?

You can uninstall Carambis 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 Carambis 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 Carambis Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.41%
Windows 10 31.71%
Windows Vista 4.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 39.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.20%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.76%
Windows 10 Pro 7.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.32%
Windows 8.1 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.69% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 32.69%
  United States 30.77%
  UA 7.69%
  Germany 5.77%
  Italy 3.85%
  Spain 3.85%
  United Kingdom 1.92%
  Korea 1.92%
  TZ 1.92%
  Israel 1.92%
  Republic Of Moldova 1.92%
  BY 1.92%
  TN 1.92%
  Ecuador 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.59%
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 14.71%
Lenovo 11.76%
Toshiba 11.76%
Alienware 8.82%
MSI 5.88%
Sony 2.94%
Samsung 2.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850D-B... 6.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850-F2... 3.03%
Sony VPCEB1S1E 3.03%
MSI MS-7721 3.03%


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