Saturday, April 12, 2014

Need help with Removing PC Optimizer Pro. Uninstall Guide

My computer is infected with the Pc Optimizer Pro virus. I ran Malwarebytes and McAfee and neither found any issues. I also ran GridinSoft, which did find an issue and said that it was removed and to restart my computer to fully remove the virus and I did this twice with no luck. I have also tried to uninstall it through my computer>uninstall/change a program. Please help! 

What is PC Optimizer Pro?

PC Optimizer Pro is a malicious application that wont uninstall from your computer. It is definitely a vicious computer virus. It is a fake security tool that displays misleading information in order to make money from users. This application uses advanced technology to collect information about your privacy. You need to uninstall it from your computer quickly. As long as it enters into computer it is configured to launch automatically. So you can see it everywhere after starting surfing. Besides, it has the ability to block legitimate progresses, you cannot even open an simple program as usual. The PC Optimizer Pro is a very dangerous computer virus. With its installation, computer performs in a low quality. It triggers cyber criminal and leaks your sensitive information to social networks. You should remove PC Optimizer Pro virus as right away once found.

PC Optimizer Pro virus attacks windows based users, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows7 and Windows8. It is installed in computer secretly when using computer improperly. Usually it comes bounded with other free software downloads. Therefore, the advanced or customized installation method is needed to prevent additional downloads.

Harms caused by PC Optimizer Pro malware

  1. PC Optimizer Pro malware violate users’ private information for cyber criminal
  2. PC Optimizer Pro prevents users from accessing internet normally 
  3. PC Optimizer Pro virus installs unwanted applications which may contain virus
  4. PC Optimizer Pro malware damages windows files to mess up your computer
  5. PC Optimizer Pro cannot be picked up by system removal tools

I just attempted to download a software "converter" from a site that was supposed to be trusted. In the process I also downloaded a program called PC Optimizer Pro which began immediately to "analyze" my PC and found 1600 serious problems. I'm sure none or almost none exist, given the care I take with my PC these days. So, I'm highly suspect of this app. 

Step 1 Load Safe Mode with Networking
When you press the power button, start tapping the F8 key. When you see the advance boot options window select safe mode with networking. When it boots to the desktop then click the link below.

Step 2 Show all hidden files
1. Close all programs so that you are at your desktop.
2. Click on the Start button. This is the small round button with the Windows flag in the lower left corner.
3. Click on the Control Panel menu option.
4. When the control panel opens click on the Appearance and Personalization link.
5. Under the Folder Options category, click on Show Hidden Files or Folders.
6. Press the Apply button and then the OK button.

Step 3 The following files must be deleted 
%Public%\Documents\Config\ PC Optimizer Pro.exe

Step 4 Uninstall  from control panel 
Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove PC Optimizer Pro related programs.

Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find PC Optimizer Pro related programs, and hit Remove.

Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find PC Optimizer Pro related programs, and click on Uninstall.

Step 5 Open Registry Editor to remove all associated registries
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\EnableLUA 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe\Debugger svchost.exe

Step 6 End PC Optimizer Pro process from Task Manger ( Ctrl+Alt+Del)

NOTE: Feel hard to proceed by yourself? Cannot complete the manual removal? Contact MiTechMate Virus Removal Center to Get it Off within 30 Minutes.

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