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Process name: User Profile Hive Cleanup Service
Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is uphclean.exe doing on my computer?
uphclean.exe is a process belonging to Microsoft's User profile cleanup service.
If you've recently been getting errors with uphclean.exe it's recommend you unisntall and/or re-install any programs recently that may have generated this error. If this does not resolve your issue or you have not installed any program recently try recovering Windows back to a recent backup of Windows
This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.
Non-system processes like uphclean.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.