MaxComputerCleaner presents itself as a system optimization software. It promises a cleaning of your PC in Exchange for the purchase of a paid version that he announced periodically with popups. This sofware is usually installed without your knowledge with freeware download.


– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– Vendor : PUP.Optional

Main actions:

– It starts a task planned in automatic (O39),
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’
– It installs as a program (O42),
– It creates additional folders (O43),

ZHPDiag report:

[MD5.99164A4B904E125D45A53B621BB19968] [APT] [MaxComputerCleaner_Start] (.) Max Computer Cleaner.) -C:\Program Files\Max Computer Cleaner\MaxComputerCleaner.exe [4726464] O42 – software: Max Computer Cleaner – (.) Max Computer Cleaner.) [HKCU] – {1B0625D6-2AD4-4A76-8F16-11DD5D46FF86}[HKCU\Software\Max Computer Cleaner] [HKCU\Software\MaxComputerCleanerLanguage] [HKLM\Software\Max Computer Cleaner] O43 – CFD: 07/05/2015 – 01:42:01 -] –D C:\Program Files\Max Computer Cleaner
O43 – CFD: 07/05/2015 – 01:42:01 -] –D C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Max Computer Cleaner
O43 – CFD: 07/05/2015 – 01:41:46 – [] –D C:\Users\Coolman\AppData\Roaming\Max Computer Cleaner
O43-CF D: 07/05/2015-01: 42: 26-[]—-D C: \Users\Coolman\AppData\Local\Max_Computer_Cleaner
O61-LFC: 07/05/2015-01: 49: 16—A-. (. Max Computer Cleaner.) –C:\Users\Coolman\Downloads\MaxComputerCleanerSetup.exe [5720096] C: \Users\Coolman\Documents\MaxComputerCleaner
C: \Program Files (x86) \Max Computer Cleaner\MaxComputerCleaner.exe


– Remove software via Windows Configuration Panel,
Remove with ZHPcleaner
Diagnose with ZHPDiag

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