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Should I remove CleanMem?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,774
United States Rank #3,591
Reach 0.1450%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.28 days
362.21 days >
Average installed length: 190.31 days


v2.5.0 31.53%
v2.4.3 47.90%
v2.4.2 3.88%
v2.4.1 2.52%
v2.4.0 1.57%
v2.3.2 1.33%
v2.3.1 2.90%
v2.3.0 0.14%
v2.2.0 3.46%
v2.1.1 1.96%
v2.1.0 0.14%
v2.0.3 0.21%
v2.0.2 0.84%
v2.0.1 0.38%
v2.0.0 0.49%
1.7.0 0.73%



CleanMem is a software program developed by PcWinTech.com. The most common release is v2.4.3, 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named CleanMem.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 5.16 MB (5,411,305 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 50% of users of CleanMem come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcwintech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CleanMem
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\CleanMem\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\CleanMem\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 5.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CleanMem

Program executable:CleanMem.exe
Name:CleanMem By PcWinTech.com
Path:C:\Program Files\CleanMem\CleanMem.exe
Additional files:
  • Mini_Monitor_Remote_View.exe - CleanMem Mini Monitor Remote Viewer
  • CleanMem.exe - Clean Memory By PcWinTech.com
  • mini_monitor_set_startup.exe - Set Task Scheduler Entry (Sets & Deletes the startup option in task scheduler 2.0)
  • Mini_Monitor.exe - CleanMem Mini Monitor
  • Mini_Monitor_Non_Admin.exe
  • pcwintech_tabs.ocx - PcWinTech Custom Tabs
  • CleanMem_Settings.exe - CleanMem Settings
  • CS ToolBar.ocx (by UniCont Soft) - OutlookBar Control
  • CSMDITaskBar.ocx (by Crofts Software) - CS MDI TaskBar
  • PropPages.ocx (by Crofts Software) - PropPages
  • msinet.ocx
  • MSWINSCK.ocx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CleanMem.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Clean Memory' (runs on boot).
  • Mini_Monitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_Mini_Monitor_meMnaelC1~ARGORPC'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • CleanMem.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Clean Memory.
  • Mini_Monitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CleanMem Mini Monitor.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Mini_Monitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Mini Monitor' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CleanMem\Mini_Monitor.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Mini_Monitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CleanMem Mini Monitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\CleanMem\Mini_Monitor.exe /startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Mini_Monitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CleanMem\Mini_Monitor.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001595088%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014259%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001692%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,014,607
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.35 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove CleanMem?

You can uninstall CleanMem 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 CleanMem, 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 CleanMem.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.85%
Windows 10 25.15%
Windows XP 8.64%
Windows Vista 6.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.06%
Windows 7 Professional 10.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.48%
Windows 10 Home 7.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.64%
  United Kingdom 5.30%
  France 4.89%
  Canada 3.66%
  Germany 3.11%
  Australia 2.33%
  Spain 2.25%
  Italy 1.55%
  Japan 1.35%
  Brazil 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.21%
  Sweden 1.18%
  Mexico 0.95%
  India 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.18%
Dell 21.38%
Acer 18.91%
ASUS 10.57%
Toshiba 5.87%
Lenovo 3.15%
Intel 2.53%
American Megatrends 1.55%
MSI 1.36%
Samsung 1.24%
Sahara 1.05%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.38%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.38%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.44%

Publisher URL: www.pcwintech.com


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