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65% remove it35% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,786
United States Rank #12,058
Reach 0.0817%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.93 days
528.97 days >
Average installed length: 277.93 days


Yet Another Cleaner!

What is Yet Another Cleaner!?  (from ELEX DO BRASIL PARTICIPAÇÕES LTDA)

Yet Another Cleaner (also known simply as YAC PC Cleaner) is a small utility which is designed to remove common malware, browser hijacks and other nasty adware and virus you might find installed on your computer. The program features a very modern-looking interface which is easy to use and intuitive. By using YAC, you ...  Read more


Yet Another Cleaner! is a software program developed by ELEX DO BRASIL PARTICIPAÇÕES LTDA. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named iSafe.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 35.48 MB (37,202,994 bytes). The installed file iSafeUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 16% of users of Yet Another Cleaner! come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Italy.
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Known to reinstall itself
Yet Another Cleaner! has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yac.mx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iSafe\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\iSafe\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 35.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Yet Another Cleaner!

Program executable:iSafe.exe
Name:YAC Security Protection
Path:C:\Program Files\iSafe\iSafe.exe
Additional files:
  • bugreport.exe - YAC Security Protection (bugreport)
  • feedback.exe - YAC - Feedback
  • iCommu.dll - iCommu
  • iSafe.exe - YAC
  • isafebase.dll - isafebase
  • iSafeBugReport.exe - YAC - BugReport
  • isafece.dll - iSafeCheckEngine
  • isafeclc.dll - isafeclc
  • isafeclcv.dll - isafeclcv
  • iSafeDisp.dll - iSafeDisp
  • iSafeEngine.dll - iSafeEngine
  • isafehrv.dll
  • iSafeKrnl.sys - iSafe Kernel Driver
  • iSafeKrnlBoot.sys - iSafe Kernel Boot Driver
  • iSafeKrnlCall.dll - iSafe Kernel Driver Caller
  • iSafeKrnlCall64.dll
  • iSafeKrnlKit.sys - iSafe Kernel Kit Driver
  • iSafeKrnlR3.sys - iSafe Kernel Ring3 Driver
  • isafemadwc.dll - Softmanager
  • isafemadwv.dll
  • isafembp.dll - Browser Plugin
  • isafembpv.dll
  • isafemc.dll - Module Config
  • isafemclv.dll
  • isafemgc.dll - Garbage Cleaner
  • isafemnv.dll
  • iSafeMon.dll - iSafeMon
  • iSafeMon64.dll
  • isafemoptv.dll
  • isafemsmv.dll - SoftMgr
  • isafemvsv.dll
  • iSafeNetFilter.sys - iSafeNetFilter SDK WFP Driver (WPP)
  • iSafenpf.dll - iSafenpf
  • isafepxy.dll - isafepxy
  • iSafeRKScanShell.dll - iSafeScan Shell Context Menu
  • iSafeRKScanShell64.dll
  • isaferpt.dll - isaferpt
  • iSafeScan.exe - iSafeScan
  • isafesmgr.dll
  • isafesopt.dll - System Optimization
  • isafesptv.dll
  • iSafeSrvMon.dll - iSafeSrvMon
  • iSafeSrvMon64.dll
  • isafesv.dll
  • iSafeSvc.exe - iSafeSvc
  • iSafeSvc2.exe - iSafeSvc2
  • iSafeTHlp.exe - iSafeTaskHelper
  • iSafeTHlp64.exe - iSafeTaskHelper64
  • iSafeTray.exe - YACTray
  • iSafeUpdate.exe - iSafeUpdate
  • iStart.exe - iStart
  • iSvc.dll - iSvc
  • iSvc2.dll - iSvc2
  • curlpp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • iSafeRKScanShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'iSafeRKScan' with a class of {5411D116-5A37-47D4-B154-5F7FCD9062F0}.
  • iSafeRKScanShell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'iSafeRKScan' with a class of {5411D116-5A37-47D4-B154-5F7FCD9062F0}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • iSafeScan.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6900F29-8805-4CE8-8046-25093CD4F32C}' (runs on registration).
  • iStart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{04FE9D16-1D26-48D0-86EB-52086F88B397}' (runs on registration).
  • iSafeUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79FA56D0-C593-4D76-BB20-63B5208C39D1}' (runs on registration).
  • iSafeSvc.exe runs as a service named 'YAC Service' (iSafeService) "YAC Service".

How do I remove Yet Another Cleaner!?

You can uninstall Yet Another 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 Yet Another 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 Yet Another Cleaner!.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.27%
Windows 10 28.93%
Windows XP 6.70%
Windows Vista 4.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.67%
Windows 7 Professional 10.43%
Windows 8.1 9.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.52%
  Brazil 11.71%
  Italy 8.80%
  Turkey 5.77%
  Spain 4.70%
  Mexico 4.64%
  Argentina 2.85%
  Portugal 2.62%
  United Kingdom 2.56%
  Romania 2.32%
  Poland 2.20%
  France 2.08%
  MA 1.90%
  India 1.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.83%
Acer 21.22%
Dell 13.36%
ASUS 11.59%
Toshiba 7.56%
Samsung 6.19%
Lenovo 4.42%
Intel 1.67%
American Megatrends 1.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.84%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.24%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.97%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 NoteBook ... 2.70%
ASUS All Series 2.16%


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