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Should I remove FIXIO PC Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
45% remove it55% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,102
United States Rank #13,451
Reach 0.0090%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 133.05 days
1003.02 days >
Average installed length: 527.01 days


1.2.4 9.60%
1.1.188 1.69%
1.1.186 1.13%
1.1.176 32.20%
1.1.175 0.56%
1.1.174 2.82%
1.1.171 0.56%
1.1.161 1.69%
1.1.156 1.13%
1.1.98 2.26%
1.1.79 16.95%
1.1.49 27.12%
1.1.32 1.13%
1.1.18 0.56%
1.1.17 0.56%

Typically installed together

FIXIO PC Cleaner


FIXIO PC Cleaner is a software program developed by LULU Software. The most common release is 1.1.176, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 programs's main executable is FIXIO PC Cleaner.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 27.83 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 21.15 MB (22,173,913 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of FIXIO PC Cleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FIXIO PC Utilities\FIXIO PC Cleaner
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7EF1B824-F77D-4AD1-BFBD-B3714B8C1323}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FIXIO PC Cleaner

Program executable:FIXIO PC Cleaner.exe
Name:FIXIO PC Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\FIXIO PC Utilities\FIXIO PC Cleaner\FIXIO PC Cleaner.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
FIXIO PC Cleaner is a PC optimization and cleaning utility designed to help increase the performance of a PC.
Additional files:
  • FIXIO PC Cleaner Service.exe - FIXIO PC Cleaner Service
  • service.exe
  • fixio pc cleaner.exe - FIXIO PC Cleaner
  • FIXIO Service.exe - FIXIO Service
  • Alert.exe - Fixio Alert
  • FIXIO Alert.exe
  • scheduler.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FIXIO PC Cleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FIXIOPCCleaner' (runs daily at 4:30 AM).
3 Services
  • Service.exe runs as a service named 'FIXIO PC Cleaner Service' (FIXIO PC Cleaner Service).
  • FIXIO PC Cleaner Service.exe runs as a service named 'FIXIO PC Cleaner Service' (FIXIO PC Cleaner Service).
  • FIXIO Service.exe runs as a service named 'FIXIO Service' (FIXIO Service).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • FIXIO PC Cleaner.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'FIXIO PC Cleaner Windows service' which loads as C:\Program Files\FIXIO PC Utilities\FIXIO PC Cleaner\FIXIO PC Cleaner.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FIXIO PC Cleaner.exe
Memory:27.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0060278269%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00311784%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00290999%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,154,001
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:17.24 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:12.9 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FIXIO PC Cleaner?

You can uninstall FIXIO PC Cleaner 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 FIXIO PC Cleaner, 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 FIXIO PC Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.58%
Windows Vista 23.16%
Windows XP 10.73%
Windows 10 4.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.73%
Windows 7 Professional 5.08%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.30%
  France 7.43%
  Italy 5.58%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Canada 1.49%
  Australia 0.74%
  Spain 0.74%
  United Kingdom 0.74%
  Switzerland 0.37%
  Israel 0.37%
  Germany 0.37%
  DK 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.43%
Dell 26.77%
Acer 12.60%
Toshiba 9.45%
ASUS 3.94%
Samsung 2.36%
American Megatrends 1.57%
Gateway 1.57%
Intel 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.41%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.70%
ASUSTeK K70IJ 1.80%
Dell Inspiron 1564 1.80%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.80%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.80%

About (from LULU Software)

LULU SOFTWARE creates simple and hard-working software for your PC. We appreciate that for most people technology is a headache — they just want it to work.
Publisher URL: lulusoftware.com


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