What is cleaner.exe?
Cleaner.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if cleaner.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Cleaner.exe file information
Description: Cleaner.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. cleaner.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 45,880 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 1,231,872 bytes, 6,760,448 bytes, 57,856 bytes or 659,456 bytes.
The cleaner.exe file is not a Windows system file. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Cleaner.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 30% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ The Cleaner or The Cleaner 5.
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If cleaner.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 849,920 bytes.
Cleaner.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The cleaner.exe file is not a Windows system file.
Cleaner.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ The Cleaner.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cleaner.exe. Therefore, you should check the cleaner.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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