How To Remove Windows CleanThis Virus – Clean This Virus – Virus Removal



Windows CleanThis Virus, also known as Clean This Virus, is a 100% fake antivirus and computer safety monitoring program causing havoc to many computer users. It will completely take over your computer, no allowing users to get on the internet or access to files. Windows CleanThis resembles a legitimate Windows program with a user interface and windows-like design. Unfortunately it is anything but legitimate. It uses fake alerts, fake scans and fake scan results to convince computer users that the “viruses and hard drive problems” it found are real. Removal instructions are at the bottom of the article.

Windows CleanThis Virus Screenshot
Windows CleanThis a.k.a Clean This Virus Screenshot


Windows CleanThis Virus Startup Screen
Windows CleanThis a.k.a Clean This Virus Blue Startup Screen Screenshot

The Windows CleanThis Virus will immediately boot when windows starts. A blue screen will appear with the CleanThis logo. The fake antivirus program will immediately appear and your computer will be virtually unusable. This is all an attempt to convince users that their computer is in trouble as well as annoy computer users to the point that they want to purchase the fake program and get it over with.

Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Pop Up Warning
Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Pop Up Warning



Windows CleanThis introduces itself to you as a “Microsoft Security Essentials” alert. It then performs a creative set of fake scans and fake scan results so that computer users believe that their computer really has problems. Windows CleanThis then lets users know that it is able to remove all of the problems it “found”. Of course the problems are completely fictitious and the real problem is Windows CleanThis itself.


Clean This Virus will constantly suggest purchasing the product so that you are able to use the “premium features” that is has to offer. It will consistently nag computer users with this pop up, in the screenshot below, to get the infected computer user to buy it. Under no circumstance should you purchase CleanThis. It is completely fake and is a scam only intending to take your money and personal identity info.

Windows CleanThis Purchase Pop Up
Windows CleanThis a.k.a Clean This Virus Purchase Pop Up Screenshot



Windows CleanThis Virus is a very serious computer financial scam and not only a computer annoyance. If you have seen the screenshot of the interface and program name above, you are definitely infected with Windows CleanThis virus. Our testing showed this to be an extremely well written virus program making it very difficult, but not impossible, to remove.


Windows CleanThis virus can become damaging to your operating system and personal files. It can delete important files and many other nasty consequences will occur while it is still on your computer. We have noticed many of these types of viruses spread throughout the internet on torrent websites, hacked sites, free photo sites and more. Computer users should be extremely cautious when browsing the internet. Windows CleanThis also intends to steal your identity at the same time it steals your money.



Under no circumstance should you purchase CleanThis. It is completely fake and is a scam only intending to take your money and personal identity info.



We have found some success in removing Windows CleanThis by following our recommended procedure below. Please be very patient and persistent while attempting to remove this virus from your PC. You will get it removed eventually with our recommended procedure.

How to remove the CleanThis Virus

Virus Lab Recommended Procedure
Removal success rating: 93.4%

1. Click the yellow button above. (keep clicking until the download starts)
2. Download and run the .exe file.
3. Install and perform the free virus scan.


Having trouble?
Can’t get the .exe file to open or run?
Can’t save the installer .exe to your computer?
Can’t access the internet on your infected computer?
Can’t download the .exe when you click the yellow button?

Find more help at the Advanced Troubleshooting Page.

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