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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 #18,638
United States Rank #14,960
Reach 0.0142%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.31 days
392.72 days >
Average installed length: 206.34 days


VersionDistribution 4.02% 6.03% 11.56% 7.54% 13.57% 19.60% 8.04% 13.07% 3.02% 0.50% 4.02% 6.53% 0.50% 2.01%



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 12 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 8. While about 53% 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?

Quickly and completely remove FileCleaner from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 62%
Win Vista 1%
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 64.32%
Windows 8 27.14%
Windows XP 6.03%
Windows Vista 2.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.60%
Windows 7 Professional 11.06%
Windows 8.1 10.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.72%
  United Kingdom 6.28%
  Canada 3.77%
  Australia 2.51%
  Italy 2.51%
  DK 2.09%
  Brazil 2.09%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  United Arab Emirates 1.26%
  Mexico 1.26%
  Saudi Arabia 1.26%
  Israel 1.26%
  Switzerland 1.26%
  Romania 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.90%
Acer 18.10%
Dell 17.24%
Toshiba 9.48%
Lenovo 5.17%
ASUS 5.17%
Intel 2.59%
Sahara 1.72%
American Megatrends 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
MSI MS-7592 1.79%
HP-Pavilion KT380AA-ABA s... 1.79%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.79%


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