What is PC Cleaner?

PC Cleaner is a fake software that claims to improve your computer’s performance by optimizing your system and fixing registry issues. Though it will demand payment after scanning your system in order to “help” you with your system’s issues, and it will also force you to pay for the full version. Nevertheless, it’s not true, probably there is nothing wrong with your computer, they are not going to help you, so don’t call and pay these people. The only and one purpose of such applications is to earn easy money without doing any good to you. Completely opposite, PC Cleaner will corrupt your computer’s work. These reasons are leading us to a very simple conclusion – we should remove PC Cleaner badware.

How PC Cleaner gets on your PC?

PC Cleaner is usually accompanied by other free software that you download from the internet. It’s pretty much frequent that the user himself allowed this malware on their computer. But some applications do not appropriately disclose that some other software will also be installed. That’s the most common case of getting PC Cleaner on your computer. Next time try to be more careful and always choose the option of advanced or custom install.

How to remove PC Cleaner from your computer?

Try SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a powerful tool that is able to keep your Windows clean. It would automatically search out and delete all elements related to malware. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate malware but also the safest and most assuring one. The full version of SpyHunter costs $42 (you get 6 months of subscription). By clicking the button, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Downloading will start automatically.

Download SpyHunter

for windows

Or uninstall PC Cleaner manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PC 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 PC 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 PC 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 PC 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.

PC Cleaner won’t uninstall

There are certain cases, when users cannot uninstall PC Cleaner normally, using standard Windows features in Control Panel. When users click Uninstall button they see message: “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall PC Cleaner. Please, contact your system administrator.” This happens because some process of PC Cleaner prevent attempts to uninstall it. In order to uninstall it, use Safe Mode:

For Windows XP, Vista, 7

  1. Turn off your computer;
  2. Turn it on and immediately start typing F8 button;
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu;
  4. Choose Safe Mode with arrow buttons;
  5. In Safe Mode go to Control Panel and Uninstall a program and remove “PC Cleaner”.

For Windows 8/8.1 and 10

  1. Press the Win+R keys, type msconfig in box and press Enter;
  2. Switch to Boot tab, and click on Safe Boot check box;
  3. Choose the type of Safe Mode: Minimal or Network;
  4. Click OK and restart your PC;
  5. In Safe Mode go to Control Panel and Uninstall a program and remove “PC Cleaner”.

And following folders


C:\Users\****\AppData\Roaming\Cleaner

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