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:
Suspicious software activity is detected by PC Optimizer Pro on your computer.
Please start system files scanning for details.
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 Reimage, Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus 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:
- Click ‘Start’ and select ‘Control Panel.
- Click ‘Uninstall a Program’ under ‘Programs’.
- Choose ‘PC Optimizer Pro’ and select the ‘Uninstall/Change’ option.
- Click ‘Yes’ and ‘OK’ to save the changes.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Question. I have just found PC Optimizer Pro on my computer and I know that I have never installed it. Could this be that PC Optimizer Pro is a virus that infiltrated my computer behind my back?
PC Optimizer Pro is a seriously deceptive application, which seeks to swindle people’s money. It is known that it has been spread similarly to other fake optimizers, what means that there is no surprise that it showed up on your computer without downloading it. Typically, such programs are spread using fake pop-up ads, software bundles, trojans and other deceptive methods. If you have just discovered PC Optimizer Pro on your computer, don’t waste your time and scan your computer with updated anti-spyware because it can easily cause additional problems on your computer. We recommend suing automatic removal of PC Optimizer Pro.
Question. As soon as I turn on my computer, PC Optimizer Pro scanner starts checking my computer. Typically, it finds several hundreds of PC errors and other issues. However, I can’t fix them without purchasing this program. Should I do that?
Please, do NOT pay for PC Optimizer Pro malware because it’s a fake PC optimization tool! If you really want to check your computer for issues, you should download Reimage or other reputable anti-spyware because PC Optimizer Pro is a fake optimizer that is seeking the only thing – swindle people’s money. In order to protect your computer and data that you keep on it, you should remove this program from your computer. For that you can use SpyHunter as well.
Question. Help me, I am infected with PC Optimizer Pro! I googled its name and now I know that it’s a dangerous program but I don’t know how to remove it. Could you give me a detailed guide for the full removal of PC Optimizer Pro?
Yes, you are infected with a seriously suspicious program, which should never be purchased. If you want to get rid of PC Optimizer Pro and each of its file, you should download Reimage or similar reputable anti-spyware. Make sure you update it before running a full system scan and you will remove each of malicious files that are related to PC Optimizer Pro virus.
Question. I was browsing on the Internet when a huge warning message showed up. It offered me to check my computer for errors and I clicked on it. Now I am suffering from PC Optimizer Pro alerts offering me to purchase its license. The main problem is that I can’t remove this malware because it fails to appear in Programs list.
Unfortunately, but you have been tricked by hackers who are using such deceptive technique for spreading their viruses. In this case, you should run a full system scan with updated anti-spyware and remove malicious files from it. If you want to be sure that PC Optimizer Pro is not hiding in your system’s background, you should use Reimage.
Question. Could you help me to figure out whether PC Optimizer Pro is malicious or not? I was going to purchase its license for improving my computer’s performance.
Please, do NOT pay for PC Optimizer Pro’s license because it’s a fake PC optimization tool! No matter what is promised by its developers, they are promoting a useless program, which can even be used for stealing personal people’s information. If you want to protect yourself, you should eliminate PC Optimizer Pro virus from your computer. You can do that with the help of Reimage.
Pc Optimizer Pro manual removal:
HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallPC Optimizer Pro
%AppData%MicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchPC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%USERPROFILE%DesktopPC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%USERPROFILE%Start MenuProgramspc optimizer proPC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%USERPROFILE%Start MenuProgramspc optimizer proUninstall.lnk
%ProgramFiles%pc optimizer propcophelpfile.chm
%ProgramFiles%PC Optimizer ProPCOptimizerPro.exe
%ProgramFiles%pc optimizer proPCOptimizerPro.exe.manifest
%ProgramFiles%pc optimizer proPCOptProCtxMenu.dll
%ProgramFiles%pc optimizer proPCOptProTrays.exe
%ProgramFiles%pc optimizer prouninst.exe
%ProgramFiles%pc optimizer proUpdatesDll.dll
%windir%TasksPC Optimizer Pro.job
%USERPROFILE%Start MenuProgramspc optimizer pro
%ProgramFiles%pc optimizer pro