How to remove the DC6cw virus

Most antivirus programs identify DC6cw.exe as malware—e.g. TrendMicro identifies it as FREELOADER_DRIVERCLEANER, and Symantec identifies it as DriveCleaner.

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DC6cw.exe file information

The process contains no information about its author.

Description: DC6cw.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. DC6cw.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 147,456 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The DC6cw.exe file is not a Windows core file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify DC6cw.exe related errors

Important: You should check the DC6cw.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

versteckt sich unter dem namen driveCleener

Summary: Average user rating of DC6cw.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks DC6cw.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving DC6cw issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active DC6cw process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the DC6cw.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

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