Remove Pc Optimizer Pro
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Pc Optimizer Pro is also known as PcOptimizer pro, PcOptimizerPro, PC Optimizer Pro virus | Type: Malware

What is PC Optimizer Pro?

PC Optimizer Pro is a rogue system optimizer which we have decided to classify as malware. This virus claims to be legitimate program, which is capable of increasing security of the system and protecting computer. Nevertheless, you should not take these words for granted because they are very misleading and may even lead you to the loss of your money. PC optimizer Pro is related to another program called Fake Antivirus. These products are FAKE and you should never buy them. Yes, that's what they seek. How do they do that? In most of the cases, they rely on misleading tactics that seek to scare PC users and then to make them purchase their full or licensed versions. That's why this program starts scanning the system as soon as it enters it. After doing so, PC optimizer Pro virus states that some of the legal and essential windows files are infected. In order to get ability to remove them, you are supposed to purchase its licensed version. However, that's what we don't recommend because it's a straight way to the money loss. All these alerts, warnings and found infections are fake. Please do not purchase this program.  Here are the examples of PC Optimizer Pro warnings:

Attention
Suspicious software activity is detected by PC Optimizer Pro on your computer.
Please start system files scanning for details.

Warning!
Name: taskmgr.exe
Name: C:\WINDOWS\taskmgr.exe

How can PC Optimizer Pro infect my computer?

This virus is mostly distributed through infected websites and through the use of the trojans or system exploits. So, in order to avoid it, you have to stay away from illegal websites and download updated anti-spyware, which could help you to detect all suspicious programs before their infiltration. Finally, we would like to recommend you avoiding fake alerts that are either trying to check your computer for free or to update some of your programs. Once this PC optimizer Pro enters computer, it may try to block other applications on your computer and tell that they are infected. In addition, this program may try to change browser settings, connect itself to the internet, stay resident in the background and block access to legitimate anti-virus and anti-spyware programs.

Unfortunately, the removal process of this app is quite a difficult task, so if you do not have enough knowledge of the computer system, it is better to remove this virus automatically.

How can I remove PC Optimizer Pro from my  computer?

If you think you are infected, run a full system scan with SpyHunterSTOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. These programs will help you to get rid of all malicious files that can be found on your computer. Of course, you can also try removing this program manually but this won't guarantee that all suspicious files and dangerous programs will leave your computer. For a manual removal of PC Optimizer Pro, you can use these steps:

  1. Click 'Start' and select 'Control Panel.
  2. Click 'Uninstall a Program' under 'Programs'.
  3. Choose 'PC Optimizer Pro' and select the 'Uninstall/Change' option.
  4. Click 'Yes' and 'OK' to save the changes.

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Pc Optimizer Pro manual removal

Delete registry values:
HKLM\Software\Classes\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\PCOptmizerProContextMenu
HKLM\Software\Classes\clsid\{EB5A3A22-ECA7-4198-BEBF-2A3DE20513B7}
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Optimizer Pro

Delete files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\PCOptimizerProSetup.exe->(nsis-6-PCOptimizerPro.exe)
%USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\pc optimizer pro\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\pc optimizer pro\Uninstall.lnk
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\pcophelpfile.chm
%ProgramFiles%\PC Optimizer Pro\PCOptimizerPro.exe
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\PCOptimizerPro.exe.manifest
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\PCOptProCtxMenu.dll
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\PCOptProTrays.exe
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\uninst.exe
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\UpdatesDll.dll
%windir%\Tasks\PC Optimizer Pro.job
Delete directories:
%USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\pc optimizer pro\
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\

Geolocation of Pc Optimizer Pro

Map reveals the prevalence of Pc Optimizer Pro. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Indonesia, Philippines, India, Vietnam and United States.

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Information added: 03/27/15 06:27; information updated: 03/27/15 06:27

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Comments on Pc Optimizer Pro

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Grace
This software is not allowing me to log in to my computer - how do I get rid of this with no access to my computer??
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Parks
EVERY positive post about PC Optimizer is posted by PC Op themselves. Think about it, it acts just like a virus. Theres a good reason for that. Duuuu!!!! Dont be fooled by the positive feedback. What do you think you will get if you give money to a scammer??? Use your brain people!!!
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Sahil Malhotra
PC Optimizer pro is really good utility , help me in keeping my PC optimized and running write. They are running a offer these days . Just superb guys . Best in customer service.
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Nawal D
PC optimizer pro worked good for me. It cleaned up all the junk from my computer. My computer is working better than ever.Plus there are no pop ups by the software, which usually causes aggravation. I would recommend this application.
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beli
Cool software,having multiple utilities and cleaning the pc as expected.Thanks!
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Macallan
Today, just a few hours ago I bought a new high class gaming computer. Installed everything that was pre-installed but needed updates. Before I could even think of install anti-virus pgm I got this message; Youve got 1335 illegal hits from internet, and Ive just started installing everything, without entering internet by my own... Phew... Thougt win 8 had some kind of protection against these f...ing animals
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chass
i have paid for his software and it worked good and made my pc faster, and it disapeared hehe, wft is going on, now it is a virus, that is hard to imagine
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james craig
Best way is very simple, Get the program called revo uninstall, It is not an anti viruse, however it scan your computer from hell and back and get rid of any affiliated programs of the the one you are trying to delete. it has a force delete which impale the programs to do anything against you getting rid of it.
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Greg
I followed Sams advice, but I had a problem deleting the .dll file and the program file (2 separate files in the folder for Optimizer Pro). I clicked on each item separately and then chose the "shred" option using my McAFee Internet Security program. Once I shreddred the two files, I then shredded the folder, too. I was then prompted to reboot my computer to remove the remaining items related to this spyware. On reboot of my computer, the spyware was gone. Hope this works for other people.
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Paul
I contacted the company directly and they provided me a speedy fix.

Uninstall Optimizer Pro

Dec 10 23:44
I wish to uninstall your program because it is adversely affecting the use of my computer.
I cannot uninstall the program via the Control Panel as I keep getting the following message:
Error
Messages files "C:Program Files (x86)Optimizer Prounins000.msg" is missing. Please correct the problem or obtain a new copy of the program.
I have tried downloading the program again; however, that fails to help.
Suggestions?

Comments

Mark, PC Utilities Pro Support Team
PCUtilitiesPro
December 11, 2013 09:11

Thank you for reaching out.
Please go into the file where the "unins000.msg" file is supposed to be. Once you find it, there should be an .exe named "unins000.exe". Right-click on the .exe and rename it to "unins000.msg".
After that, uninstall the software manually, Go to Start menu>Programs folder and you will find Optimizer Pro/Driver Pro/LiveSupport. Click on Uninstall Optimizer Pro/Driver Pro/LiveSupport. Or try with the other option for uninstall: Go to Control panel>Programs and features, find Optimizer Pro/Driver Pro/LiveSupport and double click on it.
Please write back in case you need further assistance.
Kind regards,
PC Utilities Pro Support Team
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