What is Content Cleaner?

Content Cleaner is categorized as PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). The application tends to promise the user to provide system security and to clean the registry entries. The user who trusts the description will later get notifications about the various threats posing risk to the PC. The risk is presented in such a way that the user would want to get rid of it as soon as possible. However, the program makes it impossible without purchasing the full version. You should know that this offer is nothing but a fake and your money will be wasted. The best thing you can do with this program is to remove Content Cleaner.

Content Cleaner

How Content Cleaner gets on your PC?

Despite Content Cleaner has an official website, it doesn’t guarantee its safety. In reality, the site is rarely used for downloading the program. More often the application crawls into the system through the setups of other programs. In Advanced or Custom mode of such installations a user may notice software attachments that are marked to be installed by default. So, in order to prevent Content Cleaner from installing you need to deselect it there.

How to remove Content Cleaner from your computer?

To uninstall Content Cleaner remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Content Cleaner in their database. You can try to use them for removing Content Cleaner.

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Content Cleaner.


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You can try both of these products to remove Content Cleaner

Or uninstall Content Cleaner manually.

Step 1: Remove Content Cleaner from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Content Cleaner.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Content Cleaner and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Content Cleaner, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Content Cleaner and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Content Cleaner from your browser.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of Content Cleaner:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Content Cleaner\

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