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Average installed length: 124.50 days

System Tray Cleaner 3

What is System Tray Cleaner 3?  (from Innovative Solutions)

System Tray Cleaner is a cloud-based tool which helps you remove useless icons from your system tray (the lower-right area of your screen). It shows descriptions of every icon, identifies the program which displays each icon and gives you the option to uninstall the program, end the task or simply to remove it from s...  Read more


System Tray Cleaner 3 is a program developed by Innovative Solutions. 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 programs's main executable is stc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 10.84 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 4.8 MB (5,030,616 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 45% of users of System Tray Cleaner 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.innovative-sol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\System Tray Cleaner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\System Tray Cleaner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by System Tray Cleaner 3

Program executable:stc.exe
Name:System Tray Cleaner
Signed by:Innovative Solutions Grup SRL
Path:C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\System Tray Cleaner\stc.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • System_Tray_Cleaner.exe - System Tray Cleaner (System Tray Cleaner Setup)
  • stop_all.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • execCommand64.exe - System Tray Cleaner 64 bit Helper
  • stc64helper.exe
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • stc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A27F5028-FB20-4BBC-9661-74F7989910F6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • stc.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'STC' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\System Tray Cleaner\stc.exe" -startup.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0152877083%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00890392%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00638379%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:68,231,645
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:37 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:940 KB
Total CPU:0.0018959847%
Kernel CPU:0.00111613%
User CPU:0.00077986%
CPU cycles/sec:655,167

How do I remove System Tray Cleaner 3?

You can uninstall System Tray Cleaner 3 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 System Tray Cleaner 3, 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 System Tray Cleaner 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.11%
Windows XP 14.34%
Windows Vista 13.52%
Windows 10 9.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.58%
Windows 7 Professional 9.17%
Windows 8 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.33%
  United Kingdom 8.30%
  Germany 6.92%
  Canada 3.81%
  France 3.46%
  Belgium 2.42%
  Australia 2.08%
  Spain 2.08%
  Indonesia 1.73%
  Czech Republic 1.73%
  Italy 1.73%
  South Africa 1.38%
  Sweden 1.38%
  India 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Dell 22.06%
Acer 14.71%
Toshiba 6.62%
ASUS 5.88%
Samsung 3.68%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Medion 2.94%
Intel 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.70%
CLEVO CO. W150HNM/W1... 1.80%
Acer Aspire V3-551 1.80%
Dell Dell DXP051 1.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.80%

Publisher URL: www.innovativesol.com


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