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Clean Disk Security 8.0

What is Clean Disk Security?  (from Kevin Solway)

This program gives you secure file deletion, making sure that deleted files cannot be undeleted again. Deleting a file normally just removes the file's directory entry, but the data itself remains on the disk. This program completely eliminates the contents of deleted files. The highly acclaimed Gutmann disk cleaning m...  Read more


Clean Disk Security 8.0 is a software program developed by Kevin Solway. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named clndisk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.45 MB (5,719,485 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 52% of users of Clean Disk Security come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diskcleaners.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\clean disk security
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Clean Disk Security\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Clean Disk Security 8.0

Program executable:clndisk.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\clean disk security\clndisk.exe
Additional files:
  • eraseex.dll - Clean Disk Security Shell Extension
  • plugineditor.exe - Clean Disk Security Plugin Editor (Plugin Editor for Clean Disk Security)
  • eraseex64.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • eraseex.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Eraseex' with a class of {ECDF2E20-C829-11D1-8233-0030AF3E97A8}.
  • eraseex64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Eraseex64' with a class of {ECDF2E20-C829-11D1-8233-0030AF3E97A7}.

How do I remove Clean Disk Security?

Quickly and completely remove Clean Disk Security 8.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Clean Disk Security 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 Clean Disk Security 8.0, 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 Clean Disk Security.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.71%
Windows XP 21.43%
Windows Vista 10.71%
Windows 8 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.71%
Windows 10 Home 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.27%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Canada 6.82%
  Iran 4.55%
  MA 4.55%
  Saudi Arabia 4.55%
  Belgium 2.27%
  DZ 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  Guatemala 2.27%
  India 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  Romania 2.27%
  Sweden 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Acer 26.09%
ASUS 17.39%
Toshiba 8.70%
Sony 4.35%
Dell 4.35%
Compaq 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
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