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Should I remove VIPRE Registry Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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VIPRE Registry Cleaner

What is VIPRE Registry Cleaner?

This is simply a rebranded version of the Winferno Registry Power Cleaner software.

About  (from GFI Software)

Using a high performance algorithm, Registry Power Cleaner deep scans your PC to locate hard-to-find registry errors that cause system crashes and freezes. Next Registry Power Cleaner applies powerful fixes to stabilize your PC. Overtime your registry becomes bogged down with unneeded files, orphaned references and oth...  Read more


VIPRE Registry Cleaner is a program developed by GFI Software. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 regpowerclean.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 15.2 MB (15,942,527 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vipreantivirus.com/VRC
Help link: www.vipreantivirus/VRCSupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VIPRE\RegistryCleaner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VIPRE\RegistryCleaner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VIPRE Registry Cleaner

Program executable:regpowerclean.exe
VIPRE Registry Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\vipre\registrycleaner\regpowerclean.exe
Additional files:
  • CHives.dll (by Capital Intellect) - Winferno Registry Power Cleaner
  • RPCReminder.exe (by Capital Intellect Inc) - RPCReminder
  • SysRst.exe (by Winferno) - SysRst
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • WinCMR.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • RegPowerClean.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{61FAFCE1-CD20-427E-8A95-6554AD7FFBC4}' (runs on registration).
  • RPCReminder.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RPCReminder' (runs daily at 11:22 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • RPCReminder.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RPCReminder.

How do I remove VIPRE Registry Cleaner?

You can uninstall VIPRE Registry 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 VIPRE Registry Cleaner, 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 VIPRE Registry Cleaner.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 5%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.77%
Windows 10 36.92%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows XP 4.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.69%
Windows 10 Home 16.92%
Windows 8 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.07%
Dell 19.67%
Acer 19.67%
Toshiba 8.20%
ASUS 3.28%
Samsung 3.28%
Gateway 1.64%
MSI 1.64%
Lenovo 1.64%
Intel 1.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
Gateway NV76R 3.17%
Samsung 355V4C/355V4X/355... 3.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite P205D 1.59%

About GFI Software

GFI Software is a developer of computer security software whose products include software for filtering spam and viruses from e-mail as well as for monitoring and scanning networks for security purposes.
Publisher URL: www.gfi.com


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