What is FixCleanRepair?
FixCleanRepair is an application which is supposed to improve your computer’s performance. As the official website presents, the app speeds up PC’s performance, cleans it from malware, backs up and recovers files, cleans registry and junk files, defrags the disk, deletes broken shortcuts and also manages computer’s startup. This presentation should definitely make you think that it is a very useful application and we must add that the website of this app is designed really professionally. Sadly, but we have to warn you that this is just an image that is used for promoting it. When you get the free version of this program, it see that it warns you about hundreds of different PC problems and errors. In addition, you are informed that if you wish to remove them, you will have to buy the full version of the program. However, the scan doesn’t detect real problems as it only checks just several areas of your disk.
How did FixCleanRepair hijack my computer?
FixCleanRepair potentially unwanted program (PUP) can be downloaded from the official website, fixcleanrepair.com, or there are chances you installed it with a bundled app pack. If you recently downloaded a freeware and installed it in a hurry, you probably skipped some installation steps. When you install a free program to your computer, make sure you always choose “Advanced” or “Custom” options. Uncheck any boxes that suggest additional apps or toolbars. Creators of the freeware almost never inform the user about additional applications bundled together with the program you wanted to get. These programs are usually concealed under “Default” install options which majority of users choose. Please always pay attention and download files only from trustworthy and known websites to avoid infections.
How to remove FixCleanRepair?
People call FixCleanRepair virus, but it can’t be called malicious. If you wish to remove this PUP, we are here to help you. Follow these simple steps below and make sure you don’t miss any of them to complete the removal of this program:
- Press Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
- Here, find FixCleanRepair.
- Uninstall it and other programs you do not want having on your computer.
- Click OK to save these changes.