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Should I remove FileCleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,021
United States Rank #14,390
Reach 0.0132%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.09 days
238.52 days >
Average installed length: 125.33 days


VersionDistribution 1.15% 0.38% 0.77% 18.01% 4.21% 5.36% 9.58% 6.13% 10.34% 14.94% 6.13% 10.34% 2.30% 0.38% 3.07% 4.98% 0.38% 1.53%



FileCleaner is a software program developed by WebMinds. The most common release is, 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. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 6.91 MB (7,249,920 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 59% of users of FileCleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: filecleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\filecleaner
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C84F0B1B-AA7F-4E3E-8223-3E35669024E9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileCleaner

  • administratortasks.exe - FileCleaner.AdministratorTasks
  • filecleanerlauncher.exe - FileCleanerLauncher
  • browsersextensions.dll - BrowsersExtensions
  • filecleaner.exe - FileCleaner
  • core.dll - Core (FileCleaner Core)
  • filecleanercom.dll
  • componentfactory.krypton.toolkit.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • filecleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FileCleaner' and executes as C:\Program Files\FileCleaner\FileCleaner.exe.

How do I remove FileCleaner?

You can uninstall FileCleaner 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 FileCleaner, 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 FileCleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.70%
Windows 10 36.78%
Windows XP 4.21%
Windows Vista 2.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.53%
Windows 7 Professional 10.04%
Windows 8.1 8.49%
Windows 10 Home 8.49%
Windows 10 Pro 6.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.59%
  United Kingdom 5.21%
  Canada 2.76%
  Italy 2.76%
  Netherlands 2.45%
  Australia 2.15%
  France 1.84%
  Germany 1.84%
  DK 1.53%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Spain 1.23%
  Mexico 1.23%
  Saudi Arabia 1.23%
  BD 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.00%
Dell 18.67%
Acer 16.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 5.33%
Samsung 4.00%
Sahara 1.33%
Intel 1.33%
Apple 0.67%
Compaq 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
ASUS All Series 3.28%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.46%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 1.64%


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