What is MetroCleaner?

The name MetroCleaner implies that it is some kind of a PC cleaner, but it does not clean anything. It is, in fact, an adware program, nothing more, nothing less. It has no additional functions that could make it desirable. Therefore, we think that the only solution is to remove this program as soon as possible. The reason why you should do it so hastily is the fact that it is promoted content is annoying and unreliable, since it is supplied by unknown advertisers. Throughout this article, we will discuss where this application comes from, how it works, and how you can get rid of it. So let us begin.

Where does MetroCleaner come from?

MetroCleaner has been created by the JustPlugIt Company. This adware developer is recognized by many cyber security analysts as a highly unreliable developer that is focused on making easy money. We at are well aware of JustPlugIt and have written extensively about its adware programs. We can also mention that some of its newer releases include Dealsy, CostItApp, TankGripHook, and StreamX. These applications are based on the same engine that has been developed by JustPlugIt, but they all have their unique features, because the clients can customize the applications according to their personal preferences. The clients also choose the way they will be distributed, but most of them apt for freeware bundles.

How does MetroCleaner work?

Basically, the owners – not the developers are behind the wheel of this program. The developers have no say in the matter. So if their clients choose to promote unreliable content, they may very well do so. Therefore, JustPlugIt claims that it is neither liable nor responsible for any damages that may arise as a consequence of using MetroCleaner. All this developer cares about is money, so the company is willing to turn a blind eye to all of the misconduct of their clients. As long as the cash keeps pouring in, it will not stop from doing business with shady advertisers.

Now, it is not as bad as it may seem. Most of the time, the ads are just annoying, they will often get in your way and hamper your browsing session. Nevertheless, MetroCleaner is bound to display ads that come as banners, coupons, in-text ads, and so on. The JustPlugIt engine is quite flexible and can handle various advertising format. It is true that this program promotes ads that can install more adware on your PC if you click them. Another thing you have to take into account is the fact that MetroCleaner can gather data regarding your browsing habits. The company's Privacy Policy states that it can get hold of "your IP address, domain names, referring website addresses, and some online web browsing activity." So if you do not like the way this program works you ought to remove it using our removal instructions.

How do I remove MetroCleaner?

So first of all you should be more careful when you download free software, because small-time online advertisers prey on inattentive web surfers. MetroCleaner is not a huge threat, but, still, it should not be ignored. Keeping this app may get your PC full of adware, which will dramatically slow down its performance. Above all, the advertisements are simply annoying, so you ought to remove MetroCleaner.

Uninstall MetroCleaner via the Control Panel

Windows 8/Windows 8.1

  1. Move the mouse cursor to the lower left of your screen.
  2. Open the Start Screen.
  3. Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
  4. In the search results, click Uninstall a program.
  5. Find the MetroCleaner program.
  6. Uninstall it.

Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Open the Control Panel and click Uninstall a Program.
  3. Find the program and right-click on it.
  4. Uninstall it.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Open the Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the application.
  4. Remove it.
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