Drive Cleaner

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 24
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: July 28, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Drive Cleaner aka DriveCleaner is a fake security program used to trick users into wasting their money on it. On infiltrating a system, Drive Cleaner will delete all internet tracks, cookies and temporary files. Drive Cleaner sets itself to run each time the system is started-up by making modifications to the Windows registry. In order to get users to purchase it, Drive Cleaner will display fake security alerts and pop-up messages claiming that the system is infected and in need of a remedy. Use a legitimate anti-spyware application to completely remove Drive Cleaner from your system.


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Panda Application/AVSystemCare
AVG Suspicion: unknown virus
AntiVir SPR/Dldr.WinFixer.BD
DrWeb Trojan.Fakealert.352
Sophos Generic WinFixer Application
Avast Win32:WinFixer-F [Trj]
Symantec AVSystemCare
F-Prot W32/Downldr2.AHZJ
K7AntiVirus Trojan-Downloader
McAfee Artemis!DFDD37BFED07
CAT-QuickHeal Trojan.Winfixer
Panda Application/ErrorSafe
AVG Downloader.Purityscan.AG
Fortinet Adware/WinFixer

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Drive Cleaner

File System Details

Drive Cleaner may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. install_en.exe dfdd37bfed0755bcd08917fde6dfcf95 4
2. setup_en.exe 970314afcfc2f8301de026e8ee451808 3
3. dcsm.exe cc44df0b14fd5e2027474da7a692660f 1
4. installdrivecleanerstart_dk.exe a5e07007b6c55727e90cdf64f8e36600 1
5. winantiviruspro2006freeinstall_fr[1].exe 7964c3750eac4b5bfe34925c519c60c1 1
6. installer.exe 62e6713182ef7b70181a92e2ad7e5242 0
7. installer.exe f25a561545ee2b4e5ff22681eb3fb985 0
8. installdrivecleanerstart.exe 8a4bce88c20a35ecdd945a57ad90e3ea 0
9. dcsm.exe 791ef87eb93c99807cd8c6397d66d4f5 0
10. dcsm.exe 45ea71887aad37fe99bcaba4288c0f37 0
11. installer.exe e2a3d9c6f6fdae4913f47078db6fd9c9 0
12. installdrivecleanerstart[1].exe 5138f016e4e806950b815a0c59707e74 0
13. dcsm.exe 83a4b682eeb3e474547c83c2e3e53fd3 0
14. dnse.exe 8fa0fd84493abf227f789e6619796ecf 0


Drive Cleaner may create the following directory or directories:

%AppData%\DriveCleaner Freeware


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