PC Optimizer Pro rogue system optimizer which we classify as malware. This virus claims to be legitimate program, security software which protects your PC. PC optimizer Pro is related to another program called Fake Antivirus. These products are Scam and they uses the scare tactics to make user to purchase full version of the software. This virus is distributed through the infected websites and through the use of the trojans or system exploits.
PC optimizer Pro even states that some of the legal and essential windows files are infected. If you will remove them, your system will become unstable. All the alerts, warnings and found infections are fake. Please do not purchase this program. Here are the examples:
Suspicious software activity is detected by PC Optimizer Pro on your computer.
Please start system files scanning for details.
PC optimizer Pro may block other applications on your computer and tell that they are infected. Removal process 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.
PC Optimizer is able 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.
If you think you are infected, run a full system scan with SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware and get rid of malicious files.
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Pc Optimizer Pro manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Optimizer Pro
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%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
%USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\pc optimizer pro\
%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\
Modern viruses are really hard to remove. They have random file names, random registry entries, they can immitale legal products and files.
Removal instructions sometimes can't Help to remove infection manually. Please take a look at our discussion where users like you share they experience in fighting the parasite: