What is PC Clean Plus?

PC Clean Plus description says that it is a registry cleaning tool that is compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10 and Vista. The program is capable of scanning the Windows Registry, analyzing its entries and recovering the broken data. The developers of PC Clean Plus intensify that the application is extremely effective and easy to use – it requires only three steps to fix all system problems. However, after scratching the surface PC Clean Plus appears to be a fake application. The program has a free trial version that has numerous restrictions – users will be able to run a scan once in 24 hours and wouldn’t have an ability to fix the registry entries that PC Clean Plus marked as corrupted. Full version of the program costs about $25, but even the purchasing of the product doesn’t give the promised results. Since the program showed itself at a disadvantage, you should remove PC Clean Plus.

PC Clean Plus

How PC Clean Plus gets on your PC?

PC Clean Plus has a convincing disguise that is easy to believe to. Many of users wish to have an application that would solve all system problems in several clicks. So, frequently the program is downloaded from its official site. But its developers went further – they use a deceptive tactics called bundling. Bundling PC Clean Plus with usual software its creators raise the chances of users’ overlooking its presence. To avoid installation of unwanted applications, always choose Advanced or Custom installation mode and deselect the boxes with the software you are not sure with.

How to remove PC Clean Plus from your computer?

To uninstall PC Clean Plus remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as PC Clean Plus.


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You can try both of these products to remove PC Clean Plus

Or uninstall PC Clean Plus manually.

Step 1: Remove PC Clean Plus from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PC Clean Plus.
  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 PC Clean Plus 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 PC Clean Plus, 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 PC Clean Plus 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 PC Clean Plus from your browser.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of PC Clean Plus:

Remove following registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\CompatibilityAdapter\Signatures
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Clean Plus_is1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PC Clean Plus

Remove following files:

PC Clean Plus.lnk
Clean Plus_DEFAULT
PC Clean Plus_DEFAULT.job
PC Clean Plus_UPDATES.job

Remove following folders

C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Clean Plus
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PC Clean Plus
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\PC Clean Plus

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