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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 56.90 days

System Tray Cleaner 4

What is System Tray Cleaner 4?  (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 4 is a software program developed by Innovative Solutions. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named stc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 5.66 MB (5,933,365 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 47% of users of System Tray Cleaner 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

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: 5.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by System Tray Cleaner 4

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
Additional files:
  • stc64helper.exe - System Tray Cleaner (System Tray Cleaner 64 bit Helper)
  • stop_all.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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.

How do I remove System Tray Cleaner 4?

You can uninstall System Tray 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 System Tray 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 System Tray Cleaner 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
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 59.05%
Windows 10 34.05%
Windows XP 3.88%
Windows Vista 3.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.26%
Windows 7 Professional 13.48%
Windows 8.1 9.57%
Windows 10 Home 6.96%
Windows 8 Pro 3.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.10%
  Germany 5.07%
  United Kingdom 3.99%
  Netherlands 3.62%
  France 3.26%
  Australia 2.54%
  MA 2.17%
  India 2.17%
  Italy 2.17%
  Brazil 1.81%
  DZ 1.45%
  Austria 1.45%
  Canada 1.45%
  Czech Republic 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.52%
Acer 19.35%
Dell 15.48%
Toshiba 11.61%
ASUS 9.03%
Samsung 6.45%
Lenovo 4.52%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Medion 1.29%
Sahara 1.29%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.65%
Gateway DX4840 2.65%
Dell Latitude D630 1.77%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 1.77%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.77%

Publisher URL: www.innovativesol.com


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