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Should I remove NetClean ProActive for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,613
United States Rank #35,299
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.34 days
452.63 days >
Average installed length: 237.83 days


15.3.0 5.80% 4.35% 7.25% 65.22%
13.1.1 1.45%
13.1.0 2.90%
12.1.4 13.04%

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NetClean ProActive for Windows

What is NetClean ProActive for Windows?  (from NetClean Technologies)

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NetClean ProActive for Windows is a program developed by NetClean Technologies. The most used version is, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 2.87 MB (3,011,634 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 39% of users of NetClean ProActive for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netclean.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NetClean Technologies\NetClean ProActive for Windows\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2F6B8D25-4398-4CFB-83DF-A384794EC032}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NetClean ProActive for Windows

  • NetClean.AUCW.dll - NetClean ProActive AppUpdater Windows
  • ncpa.exe - NetClean ProActive for Windows
  • ncpanot.exe
  • NCProxyServer.dll
  • NetClean.BA.dll
  • NetClean.CAWM.dll
  • NetClean.MFUM.dll
  • svcncpa.exe
  • NetClean.USL.dll - NetClean.NCUS Update System (Update Shared Library)
  • NetClean.UW.dll - NetClean Update Worker
  • NetClean.HashFunctions.dll - NetClean.HashFunctions
  • NetClean.Util.Common.dll - NetClean.Util.Common
  • NetClean.BP.dll - NetClean ProActive
  • NetClean.DI.dll
  • NetClean.DS.dll
  • NetClean.SF.dll
  • NetClean.SL.dll
  • NetClean.TM.dll
  • NetClean.U.dll
  • NetClean.PhotoDna.dll - NetClean PhotoDna
  • NetClean.Colib.dll - NetClean.Colib (NetClean Common Library)
  • NetClean.Util.dll - NetClean.Util
  • protobuf-net.dll (by Marc Gravell) - protobuf-net
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile)
  • NetClean.UM.dll - NetClean Update Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • svcncpa.exe runs as a service named 'NetClean NCPA' (svcncpa).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ncpanot.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NetCleanBadge' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NetClean Technologies\NetClean ProActive for Windows\ncpanot.exe" -tray.

How do I remove NetClean ProActive for Windows?

You can uninstall NetClean ProActive for Windows 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 NetClean ProActive for Windows, 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 NetClean ProActive for Windows.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.24%
  Sweden 32.91%
  Singapore 2.53%
  India 2.53%
  DK 2.53%
  Hong Kong 1.27%
  Brazil 1.27%
  Lebanon 1.27%
  France 1.27%
  Australia 1.27%
  Greece 1.27%
  Austria 1.27%
  Indonesia 1.27%
  Romania 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 78.26%
Dell 18.84%
Lenovo 2.90%
Common models
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 15.94%
HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 11.59%
HP EliteBook 820 G1 7.25%
HP ProBook 640 G1 7.25%
HP ZBook 15 5.80%
HP EliteBook 8570w 4.35%


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