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Should I remove DLCleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,258
United States Rank #22,650
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.17 days
152.41 days >
Average installed length: 80.08 days


VersionDistribution 97.00% 3.00%

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DLCleaner is a program developed by Systweak Inc. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 dlcleaner.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 64.19 MB (67,311,423 bytes). DLCCheckUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 63% of users of DLCleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Systweak Software
URL: dlcleaner.systweak.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DLCleaner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DLCleaner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 64.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DLCleaner

Program executable:dlcleaner.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\dlcleaner\dlcleaner.exe
Additional files:
  • DLCDefragSrv64.exe - Systweak DLCleaner (DLCleaner - Defrag Service)
  • GameOptLauncher.exe - DLCleaner - Game Optimizer
  • GameOptLauncher64.exe
  • HookDll.dll
  • AsInvoker.exe - DLCleaner (DLCleaner - UAC Launcher)
  • asores.dll
  • DLCBackupManager.exe - DLCleaner - Backup Manager
  • DLCBeforeUninstall.exe - DLCleaner - Uninstall Helper
  • DLCCheckUpdate.exe - DLCleaner - Checking for Updates
  • DLCDefragServiceManager.exe - DLCleaner - Install Helper
  • DLCDefragSrv.exe
  • DLCDiskDoctor.exe - DLCleaner - Disk Tools
  • DLCDiskExplorer.exe - DLCleaner - Disk Explorer
  • DLCDiskOptimizer.exe - DLCleaner - Disk Optimizer
  • DLCDriverUpdater.exe - DLCleaner - Driver Updater
  • DLCDuplicateFilesRemover.exe - DLCleaner - Duplicate Files Remover
  • DLCGameOptimizer.exe
  • DLCHelper.dll
  • DLCMemoryOptimizer.exe - DLCleaner - Memory Optimizer
  • DLCNewScheduler.exe - DLCleaner - Scheduler
  • DLCPCFixer.exe - DLCleaner - PC Fixer
  • DLCPrivacyProtector.exe - DLCleaner - Privacy Protector
  • DLCRegClean.exe - DLCleaner - Registry Cleaner
  • DLCRegistryOptimizer.exe - DLCleaner - Registry Optimizer
  • DLCSecureDelete.exe - DLCleaner - Secure Delete
  • DLCSecureEncryptor.exe - DLCleaner - Secure Encryptor
  • DLCStartupManager.exe - DLCleaner - Startup Manager
  • DLCsys.dll
  • DLCSysFileBakRes.exe - DLCleaner - System Files Backup and Restore
  • DLCSystemAnalyzerAndAdvisor.exe - DLCleaner - System and Security Advisor
  • DLCSystemCleaner.exe - DLCleaner - System Cleaner
  • DLCUndelete.exe - DLCleaner - Undelete
  • DLCUninstallManager.exe - DLCleaner - Uninstall Manager
  • Downloader.dll
  • GOHelper.exe
  • HighestAvailable.exe
  • ASEng.dll
  • asohtm.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

7 Scheduled Tasks
  • DLCSystemCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLC-DLCSystemCleaner' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 12:00).
  • DLCRegClean.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLC-DLCRegistryCleaner'.
  • DLCPrivacyProtector.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLC-DLCPrivacyProtector' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 11:00).
  • DLCDriverUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLC-DLCDriver Updater' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 10:00).
  • DLCDiskOptimizer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLC-DLCDiskOptimizer'.
  • dlcleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLCService' (runs daily at 11:00 AM).
  • Plus 1 more
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • dlcleaner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DLCleaner.
2 Services
  • DLCDefragSrv.exe runs as a service named 'DLCDiskOptimizer' (DLCDiskOptimizer).
  • DLCDefragSrv64.exe runs as a service named 'DLCDiskOptimizer' (DLCDiskOptimizer).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DLCBackupManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DLCRightBackup' and executes as C:\Program Files\DLCleaner\dlcBackupManager.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • dlcleaner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DLCleaner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\DLCleaner\dlcleaner.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove DLCleaner?

You can uninstall DLCleaner 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 DLCleaner, 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 DLCleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.00%
Windows 10 36.00%
Windows Vista 6.00%
Windows XP 6.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.08%
Windows 8.1 21.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.31%
Windows 8 7.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.79%
  Canada 7.75%
  Australia 6.20%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  Germany 2.33%
  Portugal 1.55%
  Saudi Arabia 1.55%
  MA 0.78%
  Brazil 0.78%
  Finland 0.78%
  Russia 0.78%
  India 0.78%
  Greece 0.78%
  Romania 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.38%
Acer 18.99%
Dell 15.19%
ASUS 10.13%
Intel 6.33%
Toshiba 5.06%
Lenovo 3.80%
Samsung 2.53%
American Megatrends 2.53%
Alienware 1.27%
Sony 1.27%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.60%
ASUSTeK N550JV 3.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.45%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.30%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.30%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.15%

About Systweak Inc

Advanced System Optimizer is a software utility for Windows that has utilities for optimization, speedup, cleanup, memory management, etc.
Publisher URL: www.systweak.com


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