HOW TO UNINSTALL PRO PC CLEANER?
Pro PC Cleaner is a potentially unwanted program, which is advertised as a system optimizer, and once installed it claims that several issues were been detected on your computer. However, if you try to fix these issues, Pro PC Cleaner will state that you need to buy its full version before being able to do so or you can uninstall pro pc cleaner.
WHAT IS PRO PC CLEANER?
In other word, Pro PC Cleaner is bundled with other free software that you download off of the Internet. Unfortunately, some free downloads do not adequately disclose that other software will also be installed and you may find that you have installed adware without your knowledge. And to get keep it away from your system, you need to uninstall pro pc cleaner.
Along with that, the Windows registry is a database that Windows and its applications store their settings in. It contains hundreds of thousands of entries. Some of the entries may be slightly and for that you should be removing pro pc cleaner however it’ll left a key or two behind, or maybe a there’s a file extension with no associated application.
Pro PC Cleaner scan your registry for these outdated entries and offer to remove them. Because there are so many registry entries to go through, this program may sometimes also remove useful registry entries, causing you problems. The Web is full of stories from people who have run a registry cleaner and encountered problems. In a best case scenario, Pro PC Cleaner will remove a few hundred unnecessary entries and reduce the size of your registry by a few kilobytes. This makes no difference in perceptible performance.
HOW TO REMOVE PRO PC CLEANER?
To remove the Pro PC Cleaner, follow these steps:
- Uninstall Pro PC Cleaner from Windows
- Use Malwarebytes to remove the Pro PC Cleaner
- Use HitmanPro to scan for malware and unwanted programs
STEP 1: UNINSTALL PRO PC CLEANER FROM WINDOWS
In this first step, we will try to identify and remove any malicious program that might be installed on your computer.
GO TO PROGRAMS AND FEATURES
On the Start Windows Start button menu, type Control Panel in the search box and select Control Panel from the results.
When the Control Panel window opens click on the Uninstall a program option under Programs category.
CLICK ON UNINSTALL A PROGRAM OPTION FIND THE MALICIOUS PROGRAM AND UNINSTALL PRO PC CLEANER
The Programs and Features screen will be displayed with a list of all the programs installed on your PC. Scroll through the list until you find the “Pro PC Cleaner” and “Driver Updater” programs, then click to highlight it, then click the “Uninstall” button that appears on the top toolbar.
FOLLOW THE ON-SCREEN PROMPTS TO UNINSTALL PRO PC CLEANER
In the next message box, confirm the uninstall process by clicking on Yes, then follow the prompts to uninstall the program.
STEP 2: USE MALWAREBYTES TO UNISTALL PRO PC CLEANER
Malwarebytes is one of the most popular and most used anti-malware software for Windows, and for good reasons. It is able to destroy many types of malware that other software tends to miss, without costing you absolutely nothing. When it comes to cleaning up an infected device, Malwarebytes has always been free and we recommend it as an essential tool in the fight against malware.
The first time you install Malwarebytes, you’re given a free 14-day trial of the premium edition, which includes preventative tools like real-time scanning and specific protection from ransomware. After two weeks, it automatically reverts to the basic free version that will detect and clean up malware infections only when you run a scan. It is important to note that Malwarebytes will run alongside antivirus software without conflicts.
You can download Malwarebytes easily from the browser.
DOUBLE-CLICK ON THE MALWAREBYTES SETUP FILE
When Malwarebytes has finished downloading, double-click on the mb3-setup-consumer-x.x.x.xxxx.exe file to install Malwarebytes on your PC. In most cases, downloaded files are saved to the Downloads folder.
You may be presented with a user account control pop-up asking if you want to allow Malwarebytes to make changes to your device. If this happens, you should click “yes” to continue with the installation.
FOLLOW THE ON-SCREEN PROMPTS TO INSTALL MALWAREBYTES
When the Malwarebytes installation begins, you will see the Malwarebytes Setup Wizard which will guide you through the installation process. To install Malwarebytes on your PC, click on the “Agree and Install” button.
CLICK ON “SCAN NOW”
Once installed, Malwarebytes will automatically start and update the antivirus database. To perform a system scan, click on the “Scan Now” button.
WAIT FOR THE MALWAREBYTES SCAN TO COMPLETE
Malwarebytes will now start scanning your computer for adware and other malicious programs. This process can take a few minutes, so we suggest you do something else and periodically check on the status of the scan to see when it is finished.
CLICK ON “QUARANTINE SELECTED”
When the scan has completed, you will be presented with a screen showing the malware infections that Malwarebytes has detected. To remove the malicious programs that Malwarebytes has found, click on the “Quarantine Selected” button.
REBOOT YOUR COMPUTER
Malwarebytes will now remove all the malicious files and registry keys that it has found. To complete the malware removal process, Malwarebytes may ask you to restart your computer. When the malware removal process is complete, you can close Malwarebytes and continue with the rest of the instructions.
STEP 3: USE HITMANPRO TO SCAN FOR MALWARE AND REMOVING PRO PC CLEANER
HitmanPro is a second opinion scanner that takes a unique cloud-based approach to malware scanning. HitmanPro scans the behavior of active files and also files in locations where malware normally resides for suspicious activity. If it finds a suspicious file that’s not already known, HitmanPro sends it to the clouds to be scanned by two of the best antivirus engines today, which are Bitdefender and Kaspersky.
Although HitmanPro is shareware and costs $24.95 for 1 year on 1 PC, there is actually no limit in scanning. The limitation only kicks in when there is a need to remove or quarantine detected malware by HitmanPro on your system and by then, you can activate the onetime 30 day trial to enable the cleanup.
You can download HitmanPro easily from the browser.
When HitmanPro has finished downloading, double-click on “hitmanpro.exe” (for 32-bit versions of Windows) or “hitmanpro_x64.exe” (for 64-bit versions of Windows) to install this program on your PC. In most cases, downloaded files are saved to the Downloads folder.
You may be presented with a user account control pop-up asking if you want to allow HitmanPro to make changes to your device. If this happens, you should click “Yes” to continue with the installation.Windows asking for permissions to run the HitmanPro setup file.
FOLLOW THE ON-SCREEN PROMPTS
When HitmanPro starts you will be presented with the start screen as shown below. Click on the “Next” button to perform a system scan.
WAIT FOR THE HITMANPRO SCAN TO COMPLETE
HitmanPro will now begin to scan your computer for malicious programs. This process will take a few minutes.
CLICK ON “NEXT”
When HitmanPro has finished the scan, it will display a list of all the malware that the program has found. Click on the “Next” button to remove the malicious programs.
CLICK ON “ACTIVATE FREE LICENSE”
Click on the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial and remove all the malicious files from your PC.
LET’S DO THIS!
When the process is complete, you can close HitmanPro and continue with the rest of the instructions. Pro PC Cleaner should now be removed from your computer. If you are still experiencing problems while trying to remove the Pro PC Cleaner from your PC, please do contact the cyber security experts at Securityx.