Don’t go for the name as the advanced cleaner is neither advanced nor it cleans your PC. Instead of that the Advanced Cleaner is a type of Trojan virus that present itself as a security software. Often they try to mislead the users by offering licensed version and encourages the users to purchase it. When you install it on your system, it will start displaying popup ads on your screen, and sent you hundreds of unwanted notifications. It keeps reminding you that your system is infected with multiple viruses and you cannot remove it until you purchase the licensed version of the Advanced Cleaner. The spyware performs fake system scans on your computer and show fake results. It has the ability to change the settings of your browser and redirect you towards such websites where you are encouraged to purchase this fake program. One thing which you need to keep in mind is, never buy this fake program as it is nothing but a scam.

How to Remove Advanced Cleaner Manually

It is recommended that do not download this spyware, but if you have already did this, you need to remove it. The manual removal of Advanced cleaner is possible; however, it is a complicated process. Following are a few steps that you need to take to get rid of this dangerous spyware which is just a scam.

Stop Advanced Cleaner Processes

The first thing which you need to do is you have to find and stop the processes that are related to the Advanced Cleaner, because without stopping such processes it is not possible for you to remove files and folders related to Advanced Cleaner. To stop processes you have to start windows task manager, click on the “Processes” tab, and find the following processes:-

  • Inststat.exe
  • UADCw.exe
  • UADC.exe
  • Ian_monitor.exe
  • Unins000.exe

Unregistering DLL Files

After stopping the processes, you have to unregister the DLL files that are related to the Advanced Cleaner. Following are the DLL Files that are needed to be disabled or unregister:-

  • Atl71.dll
  • Msvcp71.dll
  • Mfc71.dll
  • _shfoldr.dll

Remove the Registry Files

Cleaning registry of the windows is the most important step of the whole process of removing Advanced Cleaner. If any of the registry entry that is needed to be removed left, the spyware can reinstall itself again. Following are some of the registry entries that you need to delete to get rid of the Advanced Cleaner spyware:-

  • HKey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Advanced Cleaner
  • HKey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\UADC_is1
  • HKey_Local_Machine\Software\5110000C2964430C
  • HKey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Advanced Cleaner Free
  • HKey_Local_Machine\Software\Run Advanced Cleaner Free
  • HKey_Current_User\Software\AdvancedCleaner Free

Remove Advanced Cleaner Files

After the registry issues, you have to remove the files and folders related to Advanced Cleaner. Keep in mind that the earlier you have just unregistered the dell files without deleting them but now you have to delete these files permanently to get rid of this dangerous spyware completely. Following are the files that are needed to be found and deleted:-

  • Atl71.dll
  • Msvcp71.dll
  • Mfc71.dll
  • _shfoldr.dll
  • Advanced Cleaner Free\acu.dat
  • Advanced Cleaner Free\appAct.dat
How to Remove Advanced Cleaner?
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