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Should I remove PRO PC Cleaner Soft?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,302
United States Rank #22,167
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.58 days
17.11 days >
Average installed length: 8.99 days


3.0.4 100.00%

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PRO PC Cleaner Soft


PRO PC Cleaner Soft is a program developed by Rainmaker Software Group. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 propccleanersoft.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 12.1 MB (12,682,612 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 92% of users of PRO PC Cleaner Soft come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PRO PC Cleaner Soft.
propccleanersoft.exe (02dc6a8de3173d0f1e9127786fb85bcb) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International PUA.MSIL.LittleRegClean.E
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Program.Unwanted.648
ESET-NOD32 9.12468 a variant of MSIL/Rebrand.LittleRegClean.E potentially unwanted
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. PUA.MSIL.Rebrand
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.Generic/QRS!1.9E2D [F]
PRO PC Cleaner Soft has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PRO PC Cleaner Soft
URL: propccleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pro pc cleaner soft
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PRO PC Cleaner Soft\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 12.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PRO PC Cleaner Soft

Program executable:propccleanersoft.exe (Malware detected)
Name:PRO PC Cleaner Soft
Path:C:\Program Files\pro pc cleaner soft\propccleanersoft.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • DeepClean.dll - DeepClean
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • LinqBridge.dll - LINQBridge
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • ObjectListView.dll - ObjectListView
  • PROPCCleanerSoft.vshost.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (vshost32-clr2.exe)
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • Splash.exe - Splash
  • SQLite.Interop.dll (by Robert Simpson, et al) - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Assembly)
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll (by http://system.data.sqlite.org/) - System.Data.SQLite Core
  • updater.exe (by PRO PC Cleaner) - PRO PC Cleaner (updater 2.9.8, 2013)
  • Util.exe - Util

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Splash.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PROPCCleanerSoft_Popup' (runs daily at 5:45 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PROPCCleanerSoft.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PROPCCleanerSoft_Start.

How do I remove PRO PC Cleaner Soft?

You can uninstall PRO PC Cleaner Soft 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 PRO PC Cleaner Soft, 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 PRO PC Cleaner Soft.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 72%
Win Vista 2%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.41%
Windows 7 24.14%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.31%
Windows 8.1 22.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.07%
Windows 10 Pro 10.34%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.39%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  Germany 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.79%
Hewlett-Packard 29.79%
Toshiba 12.77%
ASUS 10.64%
Lenovo 8.51%
Acer 6.38%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Satellite P875 1.82%
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