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What is Cleaner Update.vbs?

Cleaner Update.vbs is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\roaming\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\startup\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected Cleaner Update.vbs.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Cleaner Update.vbs does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

Cleaner Update.vbs is not signed.

VirusTotal report

3 of the 48 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the Cleaner Update.vbs file. That's a 6% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
K7AntiVirus Trojan
K7GW Trojan
Kaspersky UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
3 of the 48 anti-virus programs detected the Cleaner Update.vbs file.

Cleaner Update.vbs removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove Cleaner Update.vbs with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the Cleaner Update.vbs file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that Cleaner Update.vbs has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer:
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate Cleaner Update.vbs in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the Cleaner Update.vbs file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate Cleaner Update.vbs in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\ro..s\start menu\programs\startup\Cleaner Update.vbs
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the Cleaner Update.vbs file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If Cleaner Update.vbs still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If Cleaner Update.vbs is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If Cleaner Update.vbs still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that Cleaner Update.vbs no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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What will you do with the file?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with the file:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with the file. 67% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 3 users.

User vote results: There were 2 votes to remove and 1 vote to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with the file. Only 3 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.


Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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