What is Clearpch.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Clearpch.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Clearpch.exe file information

The process known as Free Internet Window Washer belongs to software Free Internet Window Washer by unknown.

Description: Clearpch.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The Clearpch.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,503,232 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 1,475,072 bytes, 459,264 bytes, 1,552,384 bytes or 1,504,256 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. There is no file information. The Clearpch.exe file is not a Windows core file. Clearpch.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Clearpch.exe occur, you can also remove the entire program Free Internet Window Washer using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Clearpch.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Clearpch.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.


User Comments

Freeware program to clean all the traces you left on the Pc.
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Summary: Average user rating of Clearpch.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks Clearpch.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving Clearpch issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Clearpch. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Clearpch.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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