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What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #32,602
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.08 days
326.93 days >
Average installed length: 171.78 days


VersionDistribution 59.26% 16.05% 21.60% 3.09%

Registry Cleaner 4

What is Registry Cleaner 4?

This is a 'registry cleaner' that is supposed to clean or fix a PC by removing invalid registry settings.

About  (from Pointstone Software)

With Registry Cleaner you can safely clean, repair and optimize the Windows registry with a few simple mouse clicks! But for even better performance gain, upgrade to System Cleaner. It includes Registry Cleaner with its every feature and advantage, plus over 20 tools for complete computer maintenance and optimization.


Registry Cleaner 4 is a program developed by Pointstone Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is regcleaner.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 17.2 MB (18,030,298 bytes). LiveUpdate.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 27% of users of Registry Cleaner 4 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pointstone.com/products/registrycleaner
Help link: www.registrycleaner.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pointstone\registry cleaner 4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Pointstone\Registry Cleaner 4\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 17.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Registry Cleaner 4

Program executable:regcleaner.exe
Name:Registry Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\pointstone\registry cleaner 4\regcleaner.exe
Additional files:
  • CommonForms.dll - Registry Cleaner
  • FileShredderLib.dll
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Live Update
  • RegCleanerLib.dll - Registry Cleaner Library
  • RescueManager.exe - Rescue Manager
  • uninstall.exe - Registry Cleaner Installer
  • borlndmm.dll (by Embarcadero Technologies) - Embarcadero Memory Manager
  • GeneralLib.dll
  • ProductLib.dll
  • RescueCenterLib.dll

How do I remove Registry Cleaner 4?

You can uninstall Registry Cleaner 4 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 Registry Cleaner 4, 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 Registry Cleaner 4.
  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) 44%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 40.12%
Windows XP 6.17%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Windows 10 Home 15.63%
Windows 10 Pro 9.38%
Windows 8.1 8.13%
Windows 7 Professional 6.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 27.33%
  United States 22.09%
  France 7.56%
  Brazil 6.98%
  Belgium 6.40%
  Austria 3.49%
  Portugal 3.49%
  Netherlands 3.49%
  Poland 2.91%
  Italy 2.91%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  Spain 2.33%
  Russia 1.16%
  Philippines 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.99%
Hewlett-Packard 24.74%
ASUS 10.31%
Dell 7.22%
Medion 6.19%
Lenovo 5.15%
Toshiba 4.12%
Sahara 3.09%
Sony 2.06%
Intel 1.03%
MSI 1.03%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S1300 4.59%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 1.83%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.83%
HP-Pavilion GC672AA-ABA a... 1.83%
Gigabyte B250-HD3P 1.83%
LENOVO 20351 1.83%


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