Safe PC Cleaner

Safe PC Cleaner Description

Safe PC Cleaner Screenshot 1Safe PC Cleaner is a rogue system cleaner – a program that pretends to remove ‘junk’ files and data from your computer, when Safe PC Cleaner actually is designed to create fraudulent scanner results to force you to purchase a registered version of its software. With strong similarities to previous but unrelated rogue system cleaners, Safe PC Cleaner also may engage in such activities as generating fake pop-up alerts, blocking other programs or changing your system settings in ways that impact your PC’s security negatively. malware experts always recommend uninstalling Safe PC Cleaner as soon as Safe PC Cleaner is seen, and reliable anti-malware applications should be able to make sure that all of Safe PC Cleaner’s components are removed as cleanly as possible.

Everything that’s Less Than Safe About Safe PC Cleaner

Safe PC Cleaner identifies itself as a system cleaner that analyzes temporary data like cookies and deletes unnecessary information for the purpose of optimizing your PC’s performance, but Safe PC Cleaner actually doesn’t have any functions that would allow Safe PC Cleaner to do this. Rather than being a genuine system cleaner, Safe PC Cleaner is scamware that provides fake information about your computer’s level of optimization and related issues.

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This information is designed to entice you into purchasing a full version of Safe PC Cleaner to remove all of the problems that Safe PC Cleaner claims to detect, which malware experts, quite naturally, warn against as a frivolous purchase that can expose your confidential financial information to criminals.

Safe PC Cleaner also may take actions that affect your ability to use other applications, especially security-related ones that could provide some assistance with detecting or removing Safe PC Cleaner. Typically, malware researchers encourage using Safe Mode to deal with similar issues that are caused by low-level threats such as a Safe PC Cleaner infection.

Clearing the Air About Safe PC Cleaner and Securebit

As a result of some of the naming conventions that its files may use, Safe PC Cleaner also is sometimes referred to as Securebit Safe PC Cleaner. However, Safe PC Cleaner shouldn’t be confused with any of the various legitimate companies that use the Securebit brand name. Even more confusingly than that, malware researchers also have identified a separate scamware program Securebit Technologies) that is a slightly different kind of rogue software: a rogue anti-malware scanner.

In terms of its fake system-cleaning functions, Safe PC Cleaner also is unrelated to the following programs, despite being similar to them in its features: Repair Registry 2008, Real Registry Cleaner and Perfect Optimizer. All of these programs can be removed by similar methods enabled by appropriate anti-malware products, and malware experts recommend deleting Safe PC Cleaner through these means as soon as it’s possible.

Safe PC Cleaner Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with Safe PC Cleaner? To safely & quickly detect Safe PC Cleaner we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 %APPDATA%\Secure Bit Technologies Pvt. Ltd\Safe PC Cleaner Free 4.1 290
    2 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Safe PC Cleaner 287
    3 %PROGRAMFILES%\Safe PC Cleaner 284
    4 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Safe PC Cleaner 281
    5 PC Cleaner.exe 156
    6 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ Menu Avvio\ Programmi\ Esecuzione automatica\ StartUpAlerts.exe 9
    7 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\StartUpAlerts.exe 3
    8 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\StartUpAlerts.exe N/A

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}Installer\Features\C7FC9728496A6B14C87D099D168DF0E5SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Features\C7FC9728496A6B14C87D099D168DF0E5SOFTWARE\Secure Bit Technologies Pvt. Ltd.\Safe PC Cleaner FreeSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{D76BD7C7-B7A5-440A-B092-A607252310CD}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Secure Bit Technologies Pvt. Ltd.\Safe PC Cleaner FreeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}{D76BD7C7-B7A5-440A-B092-A607252310CD}
Posted: May 6, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 27,817

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