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Should I remove SlimCleaner Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,677
United States Rank #2,257
Reach 0.1497%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.99 days
235.79 days >
Average installed length: 123.89 days


2.8.3 0.37%
2.8.2 0.31%
2.8.1 0.78%
2.8.0 0.54%
2.7.0 1.83%
2.6.1 1.19%
2.5.10 31.59%
2.5.9 8.37%
2.5.8 6.51%
2.5.7 8.41%
2.5.6 6.34%
2.5.5 7.42%
2.5.4 5.49%
2.5.3 5.90%
2.5.2 7.93%
2.5.1 4.85%
2.5.0 2.17%

SlimCleaner Plus


SlimCleaner Plus is a program developed by Slimware Utilities Holdings. The most used version is 2.5.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 slimcleanerplus.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 45.91 MB (48,144,384 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of SlimCleaner Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Starts automatically
SlimCleaner Plus 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

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slimcleaner plus\locales
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{27CD2A2A-02A5-46A0-8076-67370BBF2DF3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 45.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SlimCleaner Plus

Program executable:slimcleanerplus.exe
Name:SlimCleaner Plus
Path:C:\Program Files\slimcleaner plus\slimcleanerplus.exe
Additional files:
  • mdp.exe - SlimCleaner+ (MiniDump Poster)
  • UninstallStub.exe - Slimware Uninstall Stub

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SlimCleanerPlus.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SlimCleaner Plus (Scheduled Scan - PC)' (runs daily at 13:48).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SlimCleanerPlus.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 1.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SlimCleanerPlus.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SlimCleaner Plus' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SlimCleaner Plus\SlimCleanerPlus.exe" /minimize /boot.

How do I remove SlimCleaner Plus?

You can uninstall SlimCleaner Plus 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 SlimCleaner Plus, 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 SlimCleaner Plus.
  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 77%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.47%
Windows 7 18.37%
Windows Vista 3.15%
Windows XP 1.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 56.67%
Windows 10 Pro 10.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.99%
Windows 8.1 4.85%
Windows 7 Professional 4.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.03%
  Germany 7.12%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Canada 3.20%
  France 1.21%
  Australia 1.07%
  Italy 1.07%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  Spain 0.54%
  Brazil 0.49%
  Sweden 0.30%
  DZ 0.28%
  Hong Kong 0.26%
  Turkey 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.21%
Dell 20.72%
Acer 15.49%
ASUS 9.11%
Toshiba 6.86%
Lenovo 5.61%
Medion 2.06%
Samsung 1.58%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 8.39%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.96%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.72%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.36%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.52%


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