What is PC Speed Clean?
PC Speed Clean is a suspicious PC optimization tool that has been labeled as a potentially unwanted program. It is promoted as a valuable program that should help people get rid of unnecessary files, registry entries and errors that are slowing their PCs' speed. Yes, it does have such function. However, PC Speed Clean can hardly clean ALL PC-related issues and have a clear impact on your system's speed. By the way, this program won't remove detected issues without purchasing its licensed version and is mostly spread bundled with questionable free programs. According to a small research, the most of people who have downloaded it on their PCs have removed this program just a few weeks after its installation. That's because it loads its scanners every time you reboot your computer and then reports about hundreds of so called unnecessary programs, bad registries and similar issues; however, as we have already said, they won't be removed without a licensed version of this program. In addition, you should take into account that some of PC Speed Clean alerts may report about nonexistent issues. If you click the 'fix now' button, you may be redirected to its purchase page and offered to buy licensed version of this program. Please, do NOT pay for its license as you not only lose your money. You may also reveal your sensitive information (name, credit card details) to PC Speed Clean developers and become a victim of identity theft.
How can PC Speed Clean infiltrate my computer?
If you are interested in this article and are reading it at the moment, PC Speed Clean rogue must have appeared on your computer. Even though it can be purchased from its official site, it is mostly spread around in a bundle with freeware and shareware. Beware that it may infiltrate your computer if you do not pay attention to the installation process of such programs as download managers, PDF creators and similar software. If you do not want to experience constant system scans and alerts that PC Speed Clean initiates, you should be more attentive during installation of free programs. Always select Advanced or Custom installation mode, read everything carefully and unmark propositions to install additional programs. If this rogue PC optimizer has already infiltrated your system and you are annoyed by it, you should remove it without hesitation. Also, keep in mind that almost every PC optimization tool is questionable because it can hardly eliminate all registry entries that are outdated.
How to remove PC Speed Clean virus from my computer?
If you want to get rid of this application, you should look for PC Speed Clean on Control Panel. Remove it from there and scan your computer with a reputable anti-spyware to ensure that there are no related programs and other potentially unwanted programs that may be hiding in your PC system. For more details follow the guidelines below:
Manual PC Speed Clean removal:
- Click Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
- Here, look for Total System Care.
- Uninstall it and other questionable programs.
- Click OK to save these changes.
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.