PC Optimizer Pro

PC Optimizer Pro Screenshot 1PC Optimizer Pro’s downloaded links are stuffed with fake reviews that praise PC Optimizer Pro’s optimization features, but PC Optimizer Pro is, in reality, a rogue registry cleaner that has no real features to offer your PC. Attempting to use file-shredding services or other PC Optimizer Pro features will result in unusual errors appearing and may even harm Windows. Trying to purchase PC Optimizer Pro would be a waste of your money, even if PC Optimizer Pro worked, since the criminals behind PC Optimizer Pro will avoid sending you a functional activation code. Our research team recommends deleting PC Optimizer Pro with appropriate threat-removal software, as soon as it’s practical to do so.

Keeping PC Optimizer Pro Away from Your PC

PC Optimizer Pro doesn’t have any currently-known clones and doesn’t bear a strong visual resemblance to other rogue security program families, such as the group of fake anti-virus programs that include Windows Inviolability System and Windows Armament Master, or the family of rogue defraggers that include System Repair and Windows Repair. However, in sheer behavior, PC Optimizer Pro is as good as identical to most other rogue programs.

The following are the three most likely ways of becoming infected with PC Optimizer Pro:
  • Being attacked by a Trojan that specializes in installing rogue software. These Trojans include Zlob and Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert, both of which are known for disguising themselves as fake codec updates.
  • Visiting a website that’s linked to PC Optimizer Pro or other scamware products. The most prominently-visible of these PC Optimizer Pro websites include pcoptimizerpro.com, pcoptimizerreview.com and pcoptimizerproreview.com. Our team of malware analysts has found that these websites, in addition to presenting highly inaccurate information that makes PC Optimizer Pro look like a great product, also universally abuse search engine algorithms to jam themselves up into the top of your search results.

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    Deliberately downloading PC Optimizer Pro isn’t always necessary, since these websites may employ drive-by-download scripts to force you to install PC Optimizer Pro.
  • Downloading PC Optimizer Pro from a general software website. You may make this mistake after seeing a large number of five-star reviews for PC Optimizer Pro, but these fake reviews don’t offer the honest analysis of PC Optimizer Pro that the one-star reviews and our own team of malware specialists will give you.

PC Optimizer Pro – the Registry Cleaner That Makes Cleans You Out of Your Cash

In spite of not being a clone of previously-known rogue programs, PC Optimizer Pro displays little originality in PC Optimizer Pro’s attacks. Once you’ve installed PC Optimizer Pro, trying to use PC Optimizer Pro’s features may look like something is getting done, but PC Optimizer Pro has no real file-shredding, registry-cleaning or anti-spyware functions. PC Optimizer Pro will pretend to scan your Windows Registry without your permission and then pretend to fix a small selection of the ‘errors’ PC Optimizer Pro makes up, thus forcing you to buy PC Optimizer Pro to fix the entirety of these made-up problems.

Our research team found that PC Optimizer Pro is noteworthy in one way – in the fact that the criminals that designed PC Optimizer Pro are too lazy to even fake a real registration feature! Although PC Optimizer Pro desperately wants you to waste forty dollars on registering PC Optimizer Pro, any registration code will return as invalid, if the fake company behind PC Optimizer Pro even bothers to give you a code in the first place.

In addition to stealing your money, PC Optimizer Pro will also try to harvest your email address and other personal information. If you’ve accidentally purchased or used PC Optimizer Pro, changing your email address, revoking the fraudulent charge and switching credit cards are all advisable.

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Visual & GUI Characteristics

PC Optimizer Pro Screenshot 2PC Optimizer Pro Screenshot 3

Technical Details

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
    2 %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\enemies-names.txt
    3 %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\hookdll.dll
    4 %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\local.ini
    5 %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\lsrslt.ini
    7 %ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\pcophelpfile.chm
    8 %ProgramFiles%\PC Optimizer Pro\PCOptimizerPro.exe
    9 %ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\PCOptimizerPro.exe.manifest
    10 %ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\PCOptProCtxMenu.dll
    11 %ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\PCOptProTrays.exe
    12 %ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\uninst.exe
    13 %ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\UpdatesDll.dll
    14 %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
    15 %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\PCOptimizerProSetup.exe
    16 %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\pc optimizer pro\PC Optimizer Pro.lnk
    17 %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\pc optimizer pro\Uninstall.lnk
    18 %windir%\Tasks\PC Optimizer Pro.job

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft/Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "%ProgramFiles%\pc optimizer pro\PCOptProTrays.exe"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Optimizer Pro
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\CLSID\{EB5A3A22-ECA7-4198-BEBF-2A3DE20513B7}
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  • Charles says:

    This program pops up ALL THE TIME WHEN I am on the computer It is a worthless peace of crap .Please Remove This Junk From My Computer .I Did Not Pay for this garbage and do not want this garbage on MY computer .PLEASE REMOVE THIS FROM MY COMPUTER .

  • Rejmond Jensen says:

    Download the program Uninstaller Tool (not free), but cheep and very good program for uninstalling difficult program! Program can make a forced uninstall.

  • tony says:

    how do you uninstall/delete/remove unwanted PC Optimizer Pro that migrated into my system somehow it will not follow the uninstall command

  • Lisa says:

    Please remove Opimizer Pro. It just popped up and I don’t want it. Or if you cannot do it let me know how i get rid of it! Thanks

  • Ronald says:

    We have not requested this program and have been struggling to remove it for some time. We already have Norton on the computer for protection. Further, We have spoken with support for this product and they ignored our requsts to remove it.

  • allan L says:

    when someone tries to sell you some thing that is too good to be true, it normally isn’t


    please remove pc optimize from my computer—thank you

  • Bert Draper says:

    I have no need of this PC Optimizer

  • Bert Draper says:

    Yes, I would like the PC Utilities Pro-Optimizer Pro removed from MY computer.

    Thank you for your concern
    Dated 22/08/2012

  • Bert Draper says:

    How does as stupid get rid of this garbage program that cannot make it on it’s own MERIT!!!!!!!!

  • John m says:

    I done as you said Blake and have been able to remove the programme, thanks for the info.

    Cyber pint to you

  • allie says:

    the reason it wont go away is because its a virus if it came with something else you downloaded. you have to take it to a computer fixer or whatever theyre called to get it uninstalled

  • remove says:

    take this off my computor please thank you

  • Cherie says:

    How do I get rid of PC Optimizer Pro?

  • jaqui says:

    i cannot find uninstall or unin00 for pc optimizer pro anywhere in laptop. i just dont know where else to look or how. help

  • Thelma Bigley says:

    I want you to stop sending me any thing to do with pcoptimzer pro. I do not want it so please stop puting it on my
    computer.. I can’t even get it off and it blocks other e-mails that I wish to look at. I have cancelled you. I do nopt want
    this program. I want the money refunded back to my Bank! PLEASE REMOVE ALL OF PC NOW. I DID TELL YOU THAT I DON’T

  • maricarmen says:

    me gustaria que me diera un mes de plazo gratuito ya que ustedes se han metido en mi ordenador y eso esta prohibido ´secrettaria de estatto

  • Maja says:

    Ska man ladda ner RegHunter-Installer om man vill få bort Optimizter proo?

  • Michael Anasakta says:

    Thank’s Blake. I was surprised how easy it was with Windows 7 to remove this annoying program.

  • jmaccy says:

    get this off my laptop hate it its annoying and should be on my pc……cant find in order to uninstall anywhere not in my control panel nothing…..help some one to get this off my laptop as i didnt install it

  • Blake says:

    If you have windows 7, simply press the start button on the bottom left hand side of your desktop. Then, in the search bar labeled "search programs and files" type in: Optimizer Pro. In the results field you should see a file which says "uninstall optimizer pro," click on it to start the uninstall process. If you do not see this, click on the Optimizer Pro folder, the uninstall program should be in that folder. Hope this helps. NOTE: this may work for other operating systems such as vista, however I have W7 and this is what I did, and it worked.

  • janet s. beaton says:

    please get this off my pc I dont want it and I dont need it

  • Rachel says:

    My computer doesn’t register any programs in it with any of those words, even some letters that are related to it, yet it’s still running. Im pretty sure I deleted it all a day or two ago and then emptied the bin straight after since leaving it there doesn’t always work. I have no idea what I should do, since I can’t find anything TO unistall. It didn’t have an option for that anyway so I just deleted it. Please help me?

  • Bill M. says:

    I would like to see the PC Optin=mizer Pro Blow up!

  • willem says:

    het is op mijn pc terecht gekomen, maar wat ik ook doe het is er niet uit te krijgen,
    ik wordt er schijtziek van want soms blokkeert het mijn pc. oprotten met die troep

  • Leona says:

    pc optimizer pro,keeps popping up,can’t get rid of it,how can I do this

  • Ann says:

    I have pc optimizer pro on my pc too and have not been able to uninstall it. Crap, crap, crap!!!! Help please! Tricky little bugger I must say…

  • The Fox says:

    Thank you So it worked! I am so happy that pain in my computer is gone :)

  • i also want to rid my computer of pc optimiser says:

    please show how to rid me of pc optimiser ,i have uninstalled it butit comes on every time i turn on

  • Suo says:

    Hi, I had the same issue with Optimizer pro popping up, to uninstall it you need to look for it in your program file in your Cd drive and click on the uninstall setup (C:/Program Files/Optimizer pro/unin000.exe), I hope this helps.

  • facebookguy says:

    hi guys just go to unist00 or something like that and it will disapear The unist00 is in the optimezer pro folder

  • Amy says:

    would really like this useless thing off my computer please :(

  • Francine says:

    Can You please send me instructions how to remove Optimizer pro from my PC. Thx in advance ,F

  • anthony says:

    hi 2 whom it may concern i want 2 remove malware from my pc it wont let me so can you remove it please i dont want it on my pc thank you every time i start my laptop it comes up its getting on my nerves

  • Andreia says:

    Please tell me how to take this off my computer completely…pops up all the time and no way to rid it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    how no x to get rid of it and takes up 1/4 of my screen

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  • DrMcCormick/Fulbright says:

    Get PC Optimizer out of my Computer you have been a sorry
    Ass in taking over my Computer get out NOW.

  • Betty thomassen says:

    December 19 2011 i buy pc optimizer for 29,-kr. 3 dages later they take 295,- kr more and the will be on to 3-1-2012 8 dages for 295,- kr it is very expensive, and i nver ask for it. And it was not writen any place at there site, I hat to close my visa so they not can draw more money. so be carefull they take your back.

  • joseph ditchburn says:

    please remove pcoptimizerpro from my computor screne i did not ask for and i do not want it is just annoying ever time i put my computor on

  • Bob Cauble says:

    Please remove all PC Optimizer Pro and MeFeeda from my computer. I did not request this and I don\’t want this

  • jANET POWELL says:

    Please tell me how to take this off my computer completely…pops up all the time and no way to rid it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    how no x to get rid of it and takes up 1/4 of my screen.

  • Linda Walters says:

    I want PC Optimizer Pro taken OFF my computer. How do I do it? I have tried but it takes me to their home page and asks me to upgrade.

  • Asonya Holmes says:

    Please remove this program from my computer immediately. This program was very misleading. I had no problems with my pc before installiung this program now I have everything going on with my Pc. TAKE IT OFF! I want to unsubscribe now. Tried unstalling but won’t work.

  • jaise says:

    alright i downloaded epicbot for runescape aand this came with it and automatically downloaded pc optimizer pro to my computer my computer has been a little slow lately and i hav norton. will norton pick it up?????

  • cory says:

    Did you download music oasis? thats how I got it along with a free dolphin screen saver and a bunch of other crap that I had 2 get rid of just cant figure this one out taking a good portion of my day anyway…

  • robert ferrara says:

    please remove this program (perfect speed pc optimizer) from my pc, its not any faster so i realy dont need it. thank u

  • jacky larkin says:

    I would like the PC removed from my computer. I have not registered for it, and it keeps telling me to register for it. Please take it off immediately. I already have a security system that takes care of my computer….

  • Brain Moffitt says:

    Could you please help me remove this program off my computer, its been running on it for afew days and I dont know how it got there!!

  • Janet Pillow says:

    Yes, I would like the pc otimizer pro removed from the computer. I did not request it and we have Norton as our security for this unit. So please remove it or tell me how I can do away with it myself. Janet Pillow

  • Gail says:

    This program popped up on my PC this morning. I did not install this or request any info pertaining to the program. I have tried to uninstall this but have not been allowed to do so. PLEASE REMOVE THIS FROM MY PC IMMEDIATELY. I would also like to know when this was installed and a name if you have one.

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