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Should I remove PC Cleaners?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
40% remove it60% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,102
United States Rank #4,058
Reach 0.0990%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.84 days
172.25 days >
Average installed length: 90.51 days


14.0 0.05%
14.0 4.46%

PC Cleaners

What is PC Cleaners?  (from the publisher)

With a single click, PC Cleaner will scan and clean all forms of malware which may be causes of PC issues and poor system performance! With our award winning, tested and certified Malware engine, PC Cleaner will clean all forms of threats including worms, trojans, rogues, dialers, spyware and more from your PC. PC Clea...  Read more


The most used version is 14.0, with over 5% 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. 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 pccleaners.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 63.95 MB (67,060,032 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 59% of users of PC Cleaners come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Cleaners
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\uninst.exe" -removeit
Estimated size: 63.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Cleaners

Program executable:pccleaners.exe
Name:PC Cleaners
PC Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\pc cleaners\pccleaners.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PCCleaners.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pc-dis-upd' (runs daily at 12:24).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PCCleaners.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC Cleaners' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PC Cleaners\PCCleaners.exe" /minimize.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:105.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0031425188%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00174804%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00139448%
0.015104% average

How do I remove PC Cleaners?

You can uninstall PC Cleaners 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 PC Cleaners, 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 PC Cleaners.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 40%
Keep it 60%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.22%
Windows 10 23.62%
Windows Vista 7.94%
Windows XP 7.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.44%
Windows 7 Professional 8.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.01%
Windows 8.1 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.53%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Canada 3.31%
  Iran 2.90%
  France 2.82%
  Germany 2.66%
  Australia 2.02%
  India 1.65%
  Italy 1.49%
  DZ 1.17%
  MA 1.09%
  Netherlands 1.05%
  Belgium 0.89%
  Brazil 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.94%
Dell 24.36%
Acer 15.76%
Toshiba 8.76%
ASUS 6.13%
Lenovo 3.18%
Samsung 2.79%
Intel 2.31%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Sahara 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.27%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.11%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.11%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.11%


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