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Remove PC Optimizer Pro Virus (Uninstall Instructions)

Thursday, July 26th 2012 under Security by

There is a new malware infection attacking computers and its name is PC Optimizer Pro. Again, hackers have created a deceitful and malicious tool aimed at entering your system and then stealing your private information and money. The application presents itself as a genuine and reliable AV program, but it can be easily revealed to be a harmful PC attacker. If you see this scam program, you should not waste time and remove PC Optimizer Pro as soon as you can.

There are many distinguishing signs that can reveal the presence of this intruder on your computer. PC Optimizer Pro virus produces annoying pop-up messages. All of them tell you about system threats and errors. For example, you are warned that there is a malicious software activity detected on your PC. Regardless of the problem, it turns out that always the only solution is to pay for the registered version of PC Optimizer Pro. Of course, this is nothing, but a trick used to make you pay for this useless and bogus software. Here are some of the scary warnings displayed by the intruder:

Warning!
Name: taskmgr.exe
Name: C:\WINDOWS\taskmgr.exe

Attention
Suspicious software activity is detected by PC Optimizer Pro on your computer.
Please start system files scanning for details.

Ignore all of them and know that their only intention is to mislead you into buying this scam program. Hackers will take your money and then they will not provide you even with a registry key. You will only waste your money on a program that is unable to detect any system errors or compromised files. What is even worse is that cyber criminals will steal your personal information and get hold of your bank account and credit card details. Then, you will become a victim of credit card and identity theft and you will not know who and how uses your sensitive information. Moreover, your details may be sent by hackers to third parties in order to make a profit.

As you can see, apart from being very annoying, this software is extremely dangerous as it puts your whole system, as well as your information in danger. You should never believe in any of the scary message displayed by this scam tool. Also, you have to ignore the fake scan results shown by PC Optimizer Pro. Although the application claims to have detected numerous infected files, the truth is that these files have been created by the intruder itself in order to scare you into buying its full version.

In case that this bogus security software is detected on your computer, do not waste time and remove it completely. To do that, you can use a genuine AV program. You have to be sure that the application you are using is reliable and effective. Scan your system with this tool and then remove the infection automatically without posing a risk to your information and documents.
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How to manually remove PC Optimizer Pro :

Kill PC Optimizer Pro processes:
[random].exe

 

Delete PC Optimizer Pro files:
%AllUsersProfile%\~
%AllUsersProfile%\~r
%AllUsersProfile%\.dll
%AllUsersProfile%\[random].exe
%AllUsersProfile%\
%AllUsersProfile%\[random].exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PC Optimizer Pro\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PC Optimizer Pro\Uninstall PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PC Optimizer Pro\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk

 

Remove PC Optimizer Pro registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ?�?.exe?�?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ?�??�?
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings ?�?CertificateRevocation?�? = ?��0?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings ?�?WarnonBadCertRecving?�? = ?��0?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop ?�?NoChangingWallPaper?�? = ?��1?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations ?�?LowRiskFileTypes?�? = ?�?/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments ?�?SaveZoneInformation?�? = ?��1?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ?�?DisableTaskMgr?�? = ?��1?��
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system ?�?DisableTaskMgr?�? = ?��1?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download ?�?CheckExeSignatures?�? = ?�?no?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main ?�?Use FormSuggest?�? = ?�?yes?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced ?�?Hidden?�? = ?��0?��
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced ?�?ShowSuperHidden?�? = 0?��

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*SpyHunter's free scanner is only for malware detection. If it detects malicious software on your computer, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware tool to remove the detected threats.

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