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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,249
United States Rank #8,597
Reach 0.0583%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.83 days
201.41 days >
Average installed length: 105.82 days


VersionDistribution 64.75% 35.25%

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Kaspersky Cleaner


Kaspersky Cleaner is a software program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 24.51 MB (25,702,400 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 36% of users of Kaspersky Cleaner come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\kaspersky lab\kasperskycleaner\locales
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6D8461B7-6026-497C-A94B-95BC1A4E3EBC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Cleaner

  • kl_service.dll - EKA component object model (Component service provider)
  • localization_manager.dll - PDK Delivery
  • app.js
  • avzkrnl.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus (AVZ Kernel)
  • kasperskycleaner.exe - Kaspersky Cleaner Beta
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • widevinecdmadapter.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Widevine Content Decryption Module Adapter

How do I remove Kaspersky Cleaner?

You can uninstall Kaspersky 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 Kaspersky 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 Kaspersky Cleaner.

Win 10 63%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.54%
Windows 7 34.00%
Windows XP 2.60%
Windows Vista 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 30.79%
Windows 10 Pro 18.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.89%
Windows 7 Professional 7.11%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.62%
  Germany 11.92%
  United Kingdom 10.08%
  Russia 6.00%
  France 5.54%
  Italy 4.92%
  Netherlands 4.15%
  Sweden 2.08%
  Spain 1.85%
  DZ 1.69%
  Egypt 1.46%
  UA 1.08%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Canada 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.84%
Hewlett-Packard 21.08%
Dell 14.31%
ASUS 13.40%
Lenovo 9.19%
Toshiba 5.42%
Samsung 2.56%
Medion 2.26%
Intel 1.36%
Sony 0.75%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.03%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.85%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.85%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.85%
MSI MS-7592 2.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky is a developer of secure content and threat management systems.
Publisher URL: www.kaspersky.com


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