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Should I remove McAfee QuickClean?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%


3.02.6000 38.46%
3.01.6000 30.77%
3.00.5000 23.08%
2.02.1029 7.69%

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McAfee QuickClean

What is McAfee QuickClean?  (from McAfee)

The McAfee QuickClean tool deletes unnecessary files, freeing up space and optimizing your PC's performance. This tool cleans files and folders you specify, including your Recycle Bin, temporary files, shortcuts, lost file fragments, registry files, cached files, flash, Silverlight and browser cookies, browser and Win...  Read more


McAfee QuickClean is a program developed by McAfee. The most used version is 3.02.6000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 100 files and is usually about 6.05 MB (6,345,216 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 62% of users of McAfee QuickClean come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mcafee.com
Help link: www.mcafeehelp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mcafee\quickclean
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C380CA3A-4DE3-11D4-B351-00B0D04BB45E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee QuickClean

  • arc.dll (by Network Associates) - McAfee QuickClean (Application Remnant Cleaner)
  • uni.exe (by Network Associates) - McAfee QuickClean Launcher
  • fb.dll - McAfee Utilities (Undelete 32)
  • rconvert.exe - QuickClean Application for converting RUL files to DTB files.
  • unishext.dll - UnInstaller (QuickClean Shell Extension Library)
  • appclean.dll - QuickClean (QuickClean Application Cleanup Library)
  • appclres.dll - QuickClean Application Cleanup English Language Resources
  • c32unzip.dll - QuickClean Compression Library
  • comppl32.dll - Compression Plus 32-bit DLL
  • exedecoy.exe - Stub for archived applications
  • imhook.dll - QuickClean Installation Monitor Hook
  • imonires.dll - QuickClean Installation Monitor English Language Resources
  • imonitor.exe - QuickClean Installation Monitor Application
  • irestore.dll - QuickClean BackTrack Library
  • irestres.dll - QuickClean BackTrack English Language Resources
  • misccln.dll - UnInstaller PowerClean English Resource Library
  • misccres.dll
  • nooptrst.exe - QuickClean No Option Restore
  • plguni.exe - QuickClean Plug-In For McAfee Agent
  • plgunres.dll - QuickClean Agent Plug-In English Resource Library
  • qcutil.dll - QuickClean Utility Library
  • reporres.dll - QuickClean Report Viewer English Language Resources
  • reports.dll - QuickClean Report Viewer Library
  • restore.dll - QuickClean Restore Library
  • restres.dll - QuickClean Restore English Language Resources
  • rptcnvrt.exe - QuickClean Report Converter
  • sfx32.exe - Network Associates 32-Bit Windows Self-Extractor
  • snapshot.dll - QuickClean Registry Snapshot Library
  • spmaker.dll - QuickClean SpaceMaker Library
  • spmakres.dll - QuickClean SpaceMaker English Language Resources
  • unicomn.dll - QuickClean Common Library
  • unicore.dll - QuickClean Core Library
  • unicores.dll - QuickClean Common Library English Language Resources
  • unisc.exe - QuickClean Startup Cleaner
  • unisfx.dll - QuickClean 32-bit SFX Creation DLL
  • unishres.dll - QuickClean Shell Extension English Resource Library
  • imfsclnt.dll - Imfsclnt (QuickClean Support Library)
  • nsreg.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • plguni.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Imonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\McAfee\QuickClean\Plguni.exe" /START.

How do I remove McAfee QuickClean?

You can uninstall McAfee QuickClean 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 McAfee QuickClean, 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 McAfee QuickClean.

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win 10 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 38.46%
Windows XP 30.77%
Windows Vista 23.08%
Windows 10 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.90%
  Germany 14.29%
  Canada 9.52%
  United Kingdom 9.52%
  Netherlands 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Medion 25.00%
Intel 16.67%
American Megatrends 8.33%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 8.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7048 8.33%
HP Pavilion 061 PS578AA-A... 8.33%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 8.33%
Compaq-Presario RX897AA-A... 8.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 8.33%

About McAfee

McAfee, a subsidiary of Intel Corporation, is a dedicated security technology company that delivers proactive solutions and services to help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices.
Publisher URL: www.mcafee.com


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