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Should I remove ClickClean?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,766
United States Rank #21,180
Reach 0.0282%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.48 days
751.78 days >
Average installed length: 395.00 days


VersionDistribution 77.02% 1.77% 2.27% 0.51% 1.77% 1.77% 0.25% 0.25% 14.14% 0.25%

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ClickClean is a program developed by Mixesoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. 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 clickclean.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 594.28 KB (608,542 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 63% of users of ClickClean come from Germany, it is also popular in Canada and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hotcleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\clickclean
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ClickClean\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 594.28 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ClickClean

Program executable:clickclean.exe
Click&Clean - Cleanup Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\clickclean\clickclean.exe
Additional files:
  • CCLayer.exe - Click&Clean CMD Layer (Click&Clean - CMD Layer)
  • Uninstall.exe - ClickClean (Installs ClickClean)
  • CCOpera.exe - CCOpera (CCOpera 3.3)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer Extensions
  • ClickClean.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {CCF00E14-7C5E-4420-9BF3-AA4809CFAA13}.
  • CCLayer.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {CCF00E14-7C5E-4420-9BF3-AA4809CFAA13}.
Scheduled Task
  • ClickClean.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_ClickClean_1~CKCILC1~ARGORPC'.

How do I remove ClickClean?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ClickClean you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.32%
Windows Vista 17.42%
Windows XP 15.40%
Windows 8 9.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.72%
Windows 7 Professional 7.87%
Windows 8.1 4.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.08% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 63.08%
  Canada 15.65%
  United States 15.40%
  Austria 1.22%
  France 0.73%
  Finland 0.73%
  United Kingdom 0.49%
  Italy 0.49%
  Spain 0.49%
  TN 0.24%
  HT 0.24%
  Netherlands 0.24%
  CM 0.24%
  Singapore 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.14%
Medion 19.14%
Hewlett-Packard 16.75%
Dell 15.31%
ASUS 7.66%
Toshiba 4.31%
American Megatrends 3.35%
Sahara 2.87%
Lenovo 2.39%
Intel 1.91%
Samsung 1.44%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.63%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.88%
MEDION P6612 1.88%
Acer Aspire M5811 1.88%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.88%
ASUSTeK M11BB 1.88%


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