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 StmClean.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.
The StmClean.exe process contains no information about its author.
Description: StmClean.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. StmClean.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder.
The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 36,864 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The application has no file description. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). StmClean.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware disguises itself as StmClean.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the StmClean.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with StmClean. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
To help you analyze the StmClean.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.