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MyCleanPC Registry Cleaner

What is MyCleanPC Registry Cleaner?

From the EULA: "Certain Software scans for software and registry entries that have been installed or added to your computer which: (1) may track your information and Internet activity for the purpose of generating advertisements;" and "In order to provide maximum protection and optimization for your computer, Registry Cleaner, EDC and PC Checkup are designed to detect as many potential problems as possible. The erroneous and unnecessary registry entries identified by Registry Cleaner are common on all computers, including new computers."

About  (from CyberDefender)

CleanMyPC Registry Cleaner will check your Windows registry and then remove any incorrect or obsolete information in the registry. Repairing these faulty registry items will allow your PC to run faster and error free.


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is cdregclean.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 14 MB (14,681,615 bytes).
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: CyberDefender
URL: www.CyberDefender.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberDefender\Registry Cleaner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CyberDefender\Registry Cleaner\cduninstx.exe" /r "C:\Program Files\CyberDefender\Registry Cleaner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MyCleanPC Registry Cleaner

Program executable:cdregclean.exe
Name:CyberDefender Registry Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberdefender\registry cleaner\cdregclean.exe
Additional files:
  • startcdrc.exe - CyberDefender Registry Cleaner
  • PinToWin7TaskBar.exe - cmdPinToWin7TaskBar
  • cduninstx.exe - CyberDefender (DoubleMySpeed Setup)
  • BeforeUninstall.exe
  • CDRC.dll
  • cdswx.exe
  • KillCDRCProcesses.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • InstallManager_CY3_CY3.exe (by Microsoft) - Bing Bar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CDregclean.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LAUNCH CDRegclean'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CDregclean.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MyCleanPC Registry Cleaner.
Startup File (User Run)
  • startcdrc.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CyberDefender Registry Cleaner' and executes as C:\Program Files\cyberdefender\registry cleaner\Startcdrc.exe.

How do I remove MyCleanPC Registry Cleaner?

You can uninstall MyCleanPC Registry 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 MyCleanPC Registry 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 MyCleanPC Registry Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 10 10%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 70.00%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FK545AA-ABA a... 10.00%
HP-Pavilion BQ464AA-ABA s... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.00%
HP G56 Notebook PC 10.00%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 10.00%
Dell Dell XPS420 10.00%

Publisher URL: www.cyberdefender.com


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