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What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 250.38 days


VersionDistribution 98.70% 1.30%

Carambis Registry Cleaner

What is Carambis Registry Cleaner?

This is a 'registry cleaner' that is supposed to clean or fix a PC by removing invalid registry settings.

About  (from Media Fog)

Carambis Registry Cleaner is easy to use and effective software designed to clean Windows Registry up: remove errors and redundant or unwanted items from the Registry. Accumulated errors swell the registry, slow down your computer speed thus degrading its reliability and stability. Carambis Registry Cleaner Software op...  Read more


Carambis Registry Cleaner is a program developed by Media Fog. 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 regcleaner.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 6.93 MB (7,271,252 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 23% of users of Carambis Registry Cleaner come from Russia, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: MEDIA FOG LTD
URL: www.carambis.com/programs/registry_cleaner.html
Help link: www.carambis.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Carambis\Registry Cleaner
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Carambis\Registry Cleaner\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Carambis Registry Cleaner

Program executable:regcleaner.exe
Name:Carambis Registry Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\carambis\registry cleaner\regcleaner.exe
Additional files:
  • CrashSender.exe - CrashSender Module
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RegCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E88B4176-29D1-4B00-B1D8-BD8584924B94}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • RegCleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Carambis Registry Cleaner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Carambis\Registry Cleaner\RegCleaner.exe" /minimized.

How do I remove Carambis Registry Cleaner?

You can uninstall Carambis 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 Carambis 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 Carambis Registry Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows XP 12.99%
Windows 10 11.69%
Windows Vista 3.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.48%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.99%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.46% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 23.46%
  United States 11.11%
  Brazil 9.88%
  UA 8.64%
  Germany 6.17%
  Kazakstan 4.94%
  DZ 4.94%
  TN 3.70%
  BY 2.47%
  France 2.47%
  Mexico 2.47%
  Spain 2.47%
  Iran 2.47%
  Chile 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 35.56%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Samsung 8.89%
American Megatrends 8.89%
Dell 4.44%
Lenovo 4.44%
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