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Should I remove Smart PC Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #15,037
United States Rank #12,219
Reach 0.0188%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.71 days
227.41 days >
Average installed length: 119.49 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.2 100.00%

Typically installed together

Smart PC Cleaner v3.2

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

Overview

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 software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 26.47 MB (27,756,985 bytes).
  • Automatically starts with Windows

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: 26.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart PC Cleaner v3.2

  • 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
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{126888D6-BFFD-4D4F-8847-9364A13458F4}' (runs on registration).
  • SmartPCCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{99F86FAC-37DA-4516-86B1-AD931FAD47FA}' (runs on registration).
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

Startw3i.exe
Memory:2.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0051790713%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00100891%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00417016%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,330
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:5
70 average
I/O reads/min:155 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Smart PC Cleaner?

Quickly and completely remove Smart PC Cleaner v3.2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Smart PC Cleaner v3.2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.19%
Windows 10 28.85%
Windows Vista 5.49%
Windows XP 2.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.71%
Windows 7 Professional 11.14%
Windows 8 9.75%
Windows 8.1 8.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.27%
  India 4.32%
  Egypt 3.18%
  MA 2.95%
  Australia 2.50%
  Malaysia 2.27%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Saudi Arabia 2.05%
  Singapore 1.59%
  Canada 1.36%
  Germany 1.14%
  United Kingdom 1.14%
  Philippines 1.14%
  Greece 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.56%
Dell 21.69%
Acer 16.54%
Toshiba 8.82%
ASUS 8.09%
Lenovo 3.31%
Samsung 2.57%
GIGABYTE 1.84%
Sahara 1.10%
Intel 0.74%
Sony 0.74%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 9.27%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.97%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.31%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.65%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.99%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.99%


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