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Should I remove Smart PC Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
50% remove it50% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,762
United States Rank #32,379
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.78 days
583.45 days >
Average installed length: 306.56 days


3.1 100.00%

Smart PC Cleaner v3.1

What is Smart PC Cleaner?

Smart PC Cleaner is marketed as a PC performance optimizer that utilizes several techniques to attempt to increase the speed of the user's PC include registry tuning (which is a practice that is often criticized by experts as producing no results) as well as hard drive scrubbing. The overall value of such PC performance optimization is questionable yet might offer some benefit depending on the overall usability of the PC.

About  (from Smart PC Solutions)

By a few easy steps you can make your PC run faster, cleaner and error-free with the help of a new award-winning tool - Smart PC Professional. The software fixes stubborn errors, cleans-up space-wasting junk and debris making your PC more efficient and reliable. Special features of the new software ensure your personal...  Read more


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 26.34 MB (27,623,264 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Smart PC Cleaner
URL: www.smart-pc-cleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smart PC Cleaner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Smart PC Cleaner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 26.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart PC Cleaner v3.1

  • SPCGuard.exe - Smart PC Cleaner Performance Monitor
  • SPCReminder.exe - Performance Monitor
  • SPCSmartScan.exe - Smart PC Cleaner Smart Scan
  • SPCSchedule.exe - Smart PC Cleaner Schedule
  • Startw3i.exe - Smart PC Cleaner Launcher
  • SmartPCCleaner.exe - Smart PC Cleaner
  • SPCLauncher.exe - Fix PC problems and optimize performance
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SPCLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Smart PC Cleaner Schedule.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SPCLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Smart PC Cleaner' and executes as C:\Program Files\Smart PC Cleaner\SPCLauncher.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0072640933%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00625519%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00100890%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,456
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:155 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.06 MB
Total CPU:0.0051790713%
Kernel CPU:0.00100891%
User CPU:0.00417016%
CPU cycles/sec:11,330
I/O reads/min:155 Bytes

How do I remove Smart PC Cleaner?

You can uninstall Smart PC Cleaner 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 Smart PC Cleaner v3.1, 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 Smart PC Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.28%
Windows 10 17.12%
Windows Vista 3.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.52%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows 8 6.31%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.60%
Windows 8.1 3.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.67%
  Australia 6.67%
  India 5.00%
  Saudi Arabia 4.17%
  Malaysia 4.17%
  MA 3.33%
  Philippines 3.33%
  TN 2.50%
  Greece 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  Singapore 1.67%
  Brazil 1.67%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Russia 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Acer 25.56%
Dell 14.44%
Lenovo 11.11%
Toshiba 8.89%
ASUS 5.56%
Samsung 2.22%
Intel 2.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.90%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.90%
HP ENVY TouchSmart Sleekb... 1.90%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z485 1.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.90%


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