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Clean Disk Security 8.0

Remove Clean Disk Security 8.0
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What is Clean Disk Security?  (from Kevin Solway)

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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 7 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 10. While about 37% of users of Clean Disk Security come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.

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
  • NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3.{BFD45D00-EC78-4EC0-8F3D-2DEBC865A27D}.exe
  • 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}.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3.{BFD45D00-EC78-4EC0-8F3D-2DEBC865A27D}.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3' which loads as "C:\Program Files\zgametb\NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3.{53C640CC-1683-4661-AECF-E804D937A8F9}.exe" /S.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006019612%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00044459%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015737%
0.015104% average

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) 44%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.89%
Windows 10 28.89%
Windows XP 15.56%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.56%
Windows 10 Home 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 10 Pro 8.89%
Windows 7 Professional 8.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.04%
  United Kingdom 12.96%
  Saudi Arabia 9.26%
  Canada 5.56%
  Netherlands 5.56%
  France 3.70%
  Iran 3.70%
  MA 3.70%
  Belgium 1.85%
  Germany 1.85%
  DZ 1.85%
  Egypt 1.85%
  Spain 1.85%
  Guatemala 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 22.22%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Toshiba 8.33%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Sony 2.78%
Medion 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
Compaq 2.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.89%
Dell Inspiron N5030 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.63%
HP d530 CMT(dk667a) 2.63%


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