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What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,443
United States Rank #13,949
Reach 0.0160%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.88 days
232.52 days >
Average installed length: 122.17 days


2.9.7 13.59%
2.9.6 5.50%
2.9.5 5.83%
2.7.1 1.94%
2.6.4 4.53%
2.6.3 5.50%
2.6.2 43.69%
2.6.0 0.32%
2.5.9 18.45%
2.4.8 0.65%

Cleaner Pro


Cleaner Pro is a software program developed by Innova Group. The most common release is 2.6.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named CleanerPro.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 12.73 MB (13,343,860 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of Cleaner Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to reinstall itself
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Cleaner Pro.
CleanerPro.exe (715999596918a3148d72f8bde3a892c1) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
G Data 15.4.25 Win32.Application.InstallCore
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0106
Splash.exe (7b1ecb24639a96d84965fdd5265f52e0) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic.8A2
Dr.Web Program.Unwanted.64
G Data 25 Win32.Application.InstallCore.I
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0106
Cleaner Pro has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Cleaner Pro.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Cleaner Pro
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cleaner Pro\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AFC62A4A-BD08-4188-BA77-5F8BB8BCF18F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 12.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cleaner Pro

Program executable:CleanerPro.exe (Malware detected)
Cleaner Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\Cleaner Pro\CleanerPro.exe
Additional files:
  • updater.exe - Cleaner Pro (updater 2.6.2, 2013)
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll (by Outercurve Foundation) - Windows Installer XML Toolset
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • Uninst000.CA.dll - CustomAction
  • Uninst000.dll
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • (Malware detected) CleanerPro.exe - CleanerPro (Cleaner Pro)
  • (Malware detected) Splash.exe - Splash
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • InstAct.exe - InstAct

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Splash.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CleanerPro_Popup' (runs daily at 15:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CleanerPro.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CleanerPro_Start.
Startup File (User Run)
  • CleanerPro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CleanerPro' and executes as C:\Program Files\Cleaner Pro\CleanerPro.exe true.

How do I remove Cleaner Pro?

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Or, you can uninstall Cleaner Pro 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 Cleaner Pro, 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 Cleaner Pro.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 8 49%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.87%
Windows 7 42.72%
Windows XP 4.21%
Windows Vista 3.88%
Windows 8.1 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.01%
Windows 8.1 27.04%
Windows 10 Home 9.77%
Windows 7 Professional 7.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.54%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.55%
  France 24.74%
  Italy 8.51%
  Germany 5.15%
  Canada 2.58%
  United Kingdom 1.55%
  Australia 1.29%
  Spain 0.77%
  Sweden 0.77%
  Austria 0.52%
  Netherlands 0.52%
  Finland 0.52%
  DK 0.52%
  Slovenia 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.59%
Acer 23.21%
Dell 14.29%
ASUS 11.61%
Toshiba 9.82%
Lenovo 1.79%
Samsung 1.79%
Sahara 1.34%
MSI 0.89%
Sony 0.89%
Medion 0.89%
American Megatrends 0.89%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.76%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 3.60%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.88%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 15... 2.16%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 2.16%


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