What is dskclnwiz.dll, How to remove dskclnwiz.dll

dskclnwiz.dll is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: dskclnwiz
Filename: dskclnwiz.dll
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | Acronis Toolbar Helper
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | Desktop Cleanup Wizard

Command: %AppData%\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll
Startup Type: HKLM->Run, HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [Acronis Toolbar Helper] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt
O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [Desktop Cleanup Wizard] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt

DDS Line:

mRun: [Acronis Toolbar Helper] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt
uRun: [Desktop Cleanup Wizard] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Acronis Toolbar Helper”=rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Desktop Cleanup Wizard”=rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt

Description: FraudTool.Win32.DiskCleanup.c [Kaspersky Lab], Troj/DskClean-A [Sophos]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Kaspersky virus removal tool or the steps below.

1. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop.
Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):

:reg
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Acronis Toolbar Helper”=-
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Desktop Cleanup Wizard”=-

:files
%AppData%\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll

:Commands
[emptytemp]
[Reboot]

Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

2. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

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