CleanThis Removal Guide

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Category: Fake Antispyware

CleanThis is a rogue antispyware program which acts as a legitimate antispyware tool. It belongs to the FakeRean family of infections and acts very similarly as Palladium-antivirus and ThinkPoint. Once it gets onto your computer, it displays a fake window which looks similarly to Microsoft Security Essentials. As it is very annoying and does not let you access your desktop unless deleted, you should definitely remove CleanThis from your computer in order to be able to use your computer freely again.

Even though CleanThis looks like a legitimate antispyware tool, you should not trust it because it is designed in order to look like a normal tool. First of all, it is well-designed and it includes all the sections which you can find on the reliable software, such as Scanner, Firewall, Privacy, Settings, and Support. It also acts that it can perform Quick scan or Full scan. In addition, it uses Windows logotype in order to make computer users think that it is real and can be trusted. You should also know that it does not let you access any of your programs, including task manager, registry editor, and explorer, claiming that your computer is heavily infected.

Furthermore, it starts showing various fake notifications and pop-ups once it gets onto your computer and performs a fake scan. These fake warnings are used in order to scare computer users and encourage them to take some actions. The main aim of this program and cyber-criminals which are hidden behind it is to extract money from computer users. If they decide to fix all those infected files, they will be asked to purchase a full version of the program which will supposedly fix everything. Our specialists recommend removing CleanThis and definitely not paying money for the activation of the full version. You will lose your money and this threat will still remain on your computer. Thus, if you notice similar messages, please, ignore them and hurry up to remove this fake tool.

The application taskmgr.exe was launched successfully but it was forced to shut down due to security reasons.

This happened because the application was infected by a malicious program which poses a threat for the OS.

It is highly recommended to install the necessary heuristic module and perform a full scan of your computer to exterminate malicious programs for it.

Security Essentials detected 1 potential threat that might compromise your privacy or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take action.

If you do not remove this threat, you will not be able to use your computer because CleanThis start screen appears before your desktop loads and you cannot access your programs. You can use our manual instructions which will help you to install a reliable antimalware tool, like SpyHunter, in order to delete this threat entirely from your system.

Removal of CleanThis

  1. Reboot your computer and continuously tap F8 when the BIOS screen is loading.
  2. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt using arrow keys and press Enter.
  3. Type cd.. near the line C:\Windows\System32 and press Enter.
  4. Type explorer.exe and press ENTER again.
  5. Connect USB flash drive with the antimalware tool SpyHunter to your device and launch it.
  6. Install it onto your computer, restart your computer in Normal Mode, and then scan your system.
Download Remover for CleanThis *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.


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