What is Reg Pro Cleaner?
Reg Pro Cleaner (other versions can be found: RegClean, RegClean Pro, Reg Pro Cleaner 2.0) is an app designed to improve system performance by scanning, cleaning and repairing registries on your computer. It’s a legitimate tool designed for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows Vista OS. However, it’s not popular enough among the users; therefore, it’s developers have started to apply misleading techniques to make people installing this tool without realizing that. Reg Pro Cleaner mainly spreads bundled with various freewares and sharewares as a ‘free addition’. Unfortunately, after entering a PC in a bundle with another freeware, it may negatively surprise you. Security experts refer to this app as a fake optimization tool because it’s main aim is to make you buy a full version of Reg Pro Cleaner virus. For that, it may start initiating system scans and deliver scan results no matter whether you want them or not. It may inform you about various outdated registries, malicious files, and other things that should not be kept on your computer. If you decide to fix these issues believing that this way you will increase PC’s performance, you will certainly experience Reg Pro Cleaner redirects to the purchase website and will be asked to pay for a license. Carefully think before doing that because this tool can hardly increase your PC’s performance. It may delete several hundreds of outdated registries; however, it’s not enough to make your PC run faster. Besides, buying this license you risk disclosing sensitive information, such as banking account, log-ins, passwords, full name, etc. to cyber criminals. To prevent Reg Pro Cleaner redirects, annoying scans, and pop-ups, you should employ SpyHunter and remove this tool without any delay.
How can Reg Pro Cleaner hijack my computer?
Reg Pro Cleaner license can be bought on its official website. It’s legitimate and certainly non-malicious. However, it’s developers seek to earn the money in an unfair way – by distributing their product without users’ permission asked. To be more precise, the trial version of this tool is commonly bundled with other freewares (download managers, PDF creators, media players, etc.) and installed on computers without being noticed. By the way, despite tempting introduction, Reg Pro Cleaner virus functions in a questionable way – scan results are dubious and seems to be bogus (neutral registries are introduced as corrupted or outdated). Therefore, you should think twice before installing this app. In order to prevent its infiltration in a bundle with other freewares, you have to be very careful while installing freewares on your computer. For that, you have to select Advanced or Custom installation option (instead of Quick or Basic) and deselect check marks claiming that you accept to install ‘additional components’, such as browser add-ons, plug-ins, toolbars, extensions. Be very careful because Reg Pro Cleaner virus tends do spread along with other potentially unwanted programs, such as adwares (NextCoup, Reverse Page, PriceLess) and browser hijackers (TheSmartSearch.net, BingProtect).
How to remove Reg Pro Cleaner virus?
Even though Reg Pro Cleaner is a legitimate tool, we do not recommend using it. Research have shown that it fails to detect registry errors and tends to display bogus scan results in order to trick people into buying its license. Have you already started seeing its scans? If yes, you should take needed actions and remove Reg Pro Cleaner virus without any delay. Don’t forget that it may have been installed alongside other potentially unwanted programs (PUPs); therefore, we recommend scanning your PC with a reputable anti-spyware, for example, Reimage or Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus. Of course, you may try to remove it manually by following these steps:
1. Click Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for Reg Pro Cleaner and other suspicious applications.
3. Click ‘Uninstall’ and then OK to save the changes.