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Should I remove RegClean?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%


2.8.4342 28.57%
2.8.4167 7.14%
2.8.4066 7.14%
2.8.4019 21.43%
2.8.3512 7.14%
2.8.3477 7.14%
2.8.3147 7.14%
2.7.2854 14.29%

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What is RegClean?  (from 2Squared Software)

RegCLEAN is another 1-Click 2Squared product and it is one of the only products on the market that can fix most computer registry problems with a single click. RegCLEAN provides you with the latest computer diagnostic and repair technology at a fraction of the corporate cost. In just seconds, RegCLEAN will analyze, di...  Read more


RegClean is a software program developed by 2Squared Software. The most common release is 2.8.4342, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named RegClean.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 8.39 MB (8,795,029 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 83% of users of RegClean come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Mexico.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in RegClean.
RegClean.exe (34b8d1fec53d33b91fb061fd7c77f605) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2014.0.3469 Generic4
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/18155 Trojan.Fakealert-1424
Comodo Security 14753 Heur.Suspicious
ESET-NOD32 7.7848 a variant of Win32/Adware.RegistrySmart.AA
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.922155 Win32.Malware.Heur_Generic.B.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.166 TROJ_GEN.R49H1IK
VIPRE Antivirus 14784 Win32.Adware.RegistrySmart

Program detailsProgram details

URL: 2squared.com/regclean.php
Help link: www.regclean.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RegClean\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{61515D4D-1A46-4E74-9AE6-B1AAAACAEBF4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by RegClean

Program executable:RegClean.exe (Malware detected)
RegClean Application
Path:C:\Program Files\RegClean\RegClean.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) RegClean.exe - RegClean Application (RegClean)
  • Launcher.exe - RegClean (RegClean Launcher)
  • RegCleaner.dll
  • zlib.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RegClean.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RegClean' which loads as C:\Program Files\RegClean\RegClean.exe.

How do I remove RegClean?

You can uninstall RegClean 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 RegClean, 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 RegClean.
  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 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP1) 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows Vista 42.86%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 35.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Mexico 3.33%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  AF 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
ASUS 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Gateway 7.14%
Acer 7.14%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 14.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 7.14%
Dell Inspiron 1720 7.14%
HP-Pavilion VS161AA-ABU s... 7.14%
Gateway P-6831FX 7.14%
Gateway DX4800-05e 7.14%


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