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What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #8,212
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 334.27 days


3.2.1 100.00%

Duplicate Cleaner Free 3.2.1

What is Duplicate Cleaner Free?  (from DigitalVolcano)

Duplicate Cleaner is free a tool to assist in cleaning up the contents of their personal hard drive or network. You'd be surprised just how many duplicate files you could find forgotten in an obscure documents folder. Photos, music, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, videos - you name it, if it appears twice on ...  Read more


Duplicate Cleaner Free 3.2.1 is a program developed by DigitalVolcano. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 duplicatecleaner.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 8.1 MB (8,496,016 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Duplicate Cleaner Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DigitalVolcano Software Ltd
URL: www.duplicatecleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\duplicate cleaner
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Duplicate Cleaner\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 8.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Duplicate Cleaner Free 3.2.1

Program executable:duplicatecleaner.exe
Name:Duplicate Cleaner Free
Path:C:\Program Files\duplicate cleaner\duplicatecleaner.exe
Additional files:
  • MD5.dll - MD5 Dynamic Link Library (MD5 Library)
  • uninst.exe - Duplicate Cleaner Free (Duplicate Cleaner Free Setup)
  • AudioGenie3.dll (by Stefan Toengi) - AudioGenie (AudioGenie DLL)
  • AudioGenie2.dll (by Stefan Toengi) - audiogenie Module (AudioGenie2 DLL Module)
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • ObjectListView.dll (by Bright Ideas Software) - ObjectListView
  • QlmLicenseLib.dll (by Soraco Technologies) - QlmLicenseLib
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll (by http://system.data.sqlite.org/) - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Core)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DuplicateCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE009424-CD9C-4F22-8D27-2BE577F199DE}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DuplicateCleaner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DuplicateCleaner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.

How do I remove Duplicate Cleaner Free?

You can uninstall Duplicate Cleaner Free 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 Duplicate Cleaner Free 3.2.1, 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 Duplicate Cleaner Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.29%
Windows 10 25.09%
Windows Vista 5.48%
Windows XP 4.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.53%
Windows 7 Professional 14.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.06%
Windows 8.1 9.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.95%
  Germany 10.19%
  France 9.49%
  Netherlands 4.04%
  United Kingdom 3.63%
  Canada 3.03%
  Belgium 1.82%
  Brazil 1.51%
  Italy 1.51%
  Australia 1.31%
  Finland 1.01%
  Czech Republic 0.91%
  Israel 0.81%
  Switzerland 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.59%
Hewlett-Packard 22.29%
Acer 15.80%
ASUS 9.09%
Medion 5.84%
Toshiba 5.41%
Lenovo 4.11%
Samsung 3.46%
Intel 2.38%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.86%
Dell XPS 8300 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.80%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.80%
Dell XPS 8700 1.80%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.80%

About (from DigitalVolcano)

DigitalVolcano is a small software company based in the UK. We publish several titles for Microsoft Windows, the big two being Duplicate Cleaner and TextCrawler.
Publisher URL: www.digitalvolcano.co.uk


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