PC Optimizer Pro virus intro and removal guide

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PC Optimizer Pro is a misleading computer software which appears to be
a legitimate system optimization and antispyware application. But
remember, =93PC Optimizer Pro=94 is a fake program created by hackers to
earn money from you, it targets computers with vulnerabilities, then
it displays fake alerts and warnings on infected computer about virus
detection and other serious problems with computer, Then it asks the
user to buy full version PC Optimizer Pro software to get rid of
viruses and to fix all problems with their machine. Do not trust this
fake campaign as it is a scam that wants you to pay for its license
fee, if unfortunately you fall for it and you buy PC Optimizer Pro, it
dose not help you after purchasing it but it brings new malwares and
scamware tools to your computer.

read full story including removal guide at:
http://www.techvts.com/pc-optimizer-pro-removal

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On Monday, August 8, 2011 12:13:33 AM UTC-5, darfun wrote:
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Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus intro and removal gui de
On Monday, August 8, 2011 12:13:33 AM UTC-5, darfun wrote:
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This software just appeared on my family's PC one day.  I thought it was pa=
rt of an update from my PC manufacturer.  Then it asked me to purchase the =
software and of course I did not.  Now it is performing scans and asking me=
 if I want to delete files.  I am not a Computer Programer so I don't know =
which file need to deleted and I don't want this software that I did not in=
stall to have access to my PC.  I just want it out of my PC immediately.  T=
hank you very  much for the removal guide.

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I actually ended up breaking down and purchasing anti-virus software called
 Adwcleaner, whic his made by adaware. That actually worked like a charm. N
ot only did it get rid of Optimizer Pro, it also got rid of other really an
noying adware like zedo and "browse to save" ("browse to save" I found was  
particularly nasty, as it really wormed its way in to my computer. It's the
 virus that automatically links words that I read on the Internet to random
 Web ads. It apparently disguises itself in the most random file in your We
b browsing program, so most anti-virus programs dont' even recognize it).
  

Death to all spammers and creators of adware and malware

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Thursday, 28 February 2013 01:06:49 UTC-6, prest...@gmail.com  wrote:
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ed Adwcleaner, whic his made by adaware. That actually worked like a charm.
 Not only did it get rid of Optimizer Pro, it also got rid of other really  
annoying adware like zedo and "browse to save" ("browse to save" I found wa
s particularly nasty, as it really wormed its way in to my computer. It's t
he virus that automatically links words that I read on the Internet to rand
om Web ads. It apparently disguises itself in the most random file in your  
Web browsing program, so most anti-virus programs dont' even recognize it).
  
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You PURCHASED Adwcleaner?  

Do you realize it's free and does not require payment to use in any way sha
pe or form? It is a legitimate entry-level crapware/spyware scanner/remover
, but you should NOT have had to pay for it.

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus – intro and removal guide
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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512587.aspx

Removal tools (or instructions for manual removal) are no solution to an
infection, particularly not with malware that may download more malware
or may give an attacker remote access. One can never be sure what else
was modified on the system and thus can never be certain that the
malware was removed entirely.

cu
59cobalt
--
"If a software developer ever believes a rootkit is a necessary part of
their architecture they should go back and re-architect their solution."
--Mark Russinovich

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus intro and removal gui de
I am a laptop repair technician and I see this type of software on a regula=
r basis.  I found this because I was looking up PC Optimizer specifically, =
I have seen it before but just identified it as the root cause of the unit =
I am working on, and I didn't know that it was a rogue.

  I just wanted to add that frequently these (rogue anti-malware) programs =
will delete necessary boot files, making it impossible to boot or access yo=
ur files normally, to the point that startup repair (even with a disk) will=
 not work.  Many don't seem aware of this because it has the same symptoms =
as hardware failure, and on my side some of the techs don't test and just r=
eplace the hard drive, never finding the actual cause.

FYI

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 8:45:44 PM UTC-4, smartyh...@gmail.com wrote:
Many don't seem aware of this because it has the same symptoms as hardware failure, and on my side some of the techs don't test and just replace the hard drive, never finding the actual cause.
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If your techs are replacing hard drives without testing them with proper software, then I would NEVER hire you as my tech.

Some tech you are.

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus intro and removal gui de
On Monday, 8 August 2011 10:13:33 UTC+5, darfun wrote:
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=93PC Optimizer Pro=94 is a fake program created by hackers to earn money f=
rom you, it targets computers with vulnerabilities, then it displays fake a=
lerts and warnings on infected computer about virus detection and other ser=
ious problems with computer, Then it asks the user to buy full version PC O=
ptimizer Pro software to get rid of viruses and to fix all problems with th=
eir machine. Do not trust this fake campaign as it is a scam that wants you=
 to pay for its license fee, if unfortunately you fall for it and you buy P=
C Optimizer Pro, it dose not help you after purchasing it but it brings new=
 malwares and scamware tools to your computer.read full story including rem=
oval guide at: http://www.techvts.com/pc-optimizer-pro-removal


Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus – intro and removal guide
darfun.inc@gmail.com wrote:
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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512587.aspx

Removal tools (or instructions for manual removal) are no solution to an
infection, particularly not with malware that may download more malware
or may give an attacker remote access. One can never be sure what else
was modified on the system and thus can never be certain that the
malware was removed entirely.

cu
59cobalt
--
"If a software developer ever believes a rootkit is a necessary part of
their architecture they should go back and re-architect their solution."
--Mark Russinovich

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus intro and removal gui de
Hey, look here, this might be helpful
http://www.americanpendulum.com/en/2012/07/26/remove-pc-optimizer-pro-virus-uninstall-instructions/


Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus ? intro and removal gui de
Op maandag 8 augustus 2011 07:13:33 UTC+2 schreef darfun het volgende:
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If you look for a real working removal instruction, check out this post:
http://www.remove-malware.info/removal-instructions/remove-pc-optimizer-pro
/

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On Monday, August 8, 2011 1:13:33 AM UTC-4, darfun wrote:
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Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Sunday, August 7, 2011 10:13:33 PM UTC-7, darfun wrote:
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I launched new blog called http://blog.techgenie.com/ yesterday where I cov
er about [Online Security,Antivirus & PC Optimizer Pro Software ]. I'm aski
ng for a small favor to share the blog on your Facebook and Twitter feed. I
t won't take much time and may be useful to your friends who are interested
 in blogging.

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
i strongly feel why there is such negative publicity of such a good active  
software which is always there to help . it is not a virus nor any malware  
. it is a simple registry cleaner software . which gives and tells errors i
n your system which is required o clean . i am personally using this softwa
re from so long and its so easy to use and also keep daily care of my Pc .  
rest i found this article on microsoft community which you all must tread .
  

Under the Microsoft Malware protection center "the program  PCOptimizer Pro
 does not have potentially unwanted behaviors. Microsoft has released defin
ition 1.145.58.0 which no longer detects this program as malware. "  

for more information you can also check the following link : http://www.mic
rosoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?Name=Program%3A
Win32%2FPCOptimizerPro#tab=1

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Friday, April 18, 2014 12:44:19 AM UTC-7, shradha....@gmail.com wrote:
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e software which is always there to help . it is not a virus nor any malwar
e . it is a simple registry cleaner software . which gives and tells errors
 in your system which is required o clean . i am personally using this soft
ware from so long and its so easy to use and also keep daily care of my Pc  
. rest i found this article on microsoft community which you all must tread
 .  
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Complete malware and virus based. I am infected and been on called the site
 support. They give me nonesense actions to take then want payment to clear
 their own software which I have no idea how it got on my machine which has
 trashed my performance, don't go near this. I see CNet offers a download,  
wtf


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ro does not have potentially unwanted behaviors. Microsoft has released def
inition 1.145.58.0 which no longer detects this program as malware. "  
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icrosoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?Name=Program%
3AWin32%2FPCOptimizerPro#tab=1



On Friday, April 18, 2014 12:44:19 AM UTC-7, shradha....@gmail.com wrote:
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e software which is always there to help . it is not a virus nor any malwar
e . it is a simple registry cleaner software . which gives and tells errors
 in your system which is required o clean . i am personally using this soft
ware from so long and its so easy to use and also keep daily care of my Pc  
. rest i found this article on microsoft community which you all must tread
 .  
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ro does not have potentially unwanted behaviors. Microsoft has released def
inition 1.145.58.0 which no longer detects this program as malware. "  
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icrosoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?Name=Program%
3AWin32%2FPCOptimizerPro#tab=1


Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Friday, April 18, 2014 2:44:19 AM UTC-5, shradha....@gmail.com wrote:
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e software which is always there to help . it is not a virus nor any malwar
e . it is a simple registry cleaner software . which gives and tells errors
 in your system which is required o clean . i am personally using this soft
ware from so long and its so easy to use and also keep daily care of my Pc  
. rest i found this article on microsoft community which you all must tread
 .  
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ro does not have potentially unwanted behaviors. Microsoft has released def
inition 1.145.58.0 which no longer detects this program as malware. "  
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icrosoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?Name=Program%
3AWin32%2FPCOptimizerPro#tab=1

Any program which re-installs itself after being uninstalled is malware. No
 legitimate program would be this difficult to remove.

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Friday, May 9, 2014 2:52:23 PM UTC-7, bren...@gmail.com wrote:
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ive software which is always there to help . it is not a virus nor any malw
are . it is a simple registry cleaner software . which gives and tells erro
rs in your system which is required o clean . i am personally using this so
ftware from so long and its so easy to use and also keep daily care of my P
c . rest i found this article on microsoft community which you all must tre
ad .  
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 Pro does not have potentially unwanted behaviors. Microsoft has released d
efinition 1.145.58.0 which no longer detects this program as malware. "  
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.microsoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?Name=Progra
m%3AWin32%2FPCOptimizerPro#tab=1
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No legitimate program would be this difficult to remove.

I agree. I have been trying to uninstall this program and each time I try,  
Norton removes it as a Medium threat and labels it BAD! That stops me from  
uninstalling? If it was a safe program then why is it not allowing me to un
install. My husband is computer illiterate and I have just uninstalled a bu
nch of different programs, but can't get past Norton to uninstall this. Wou
ld it be safe to shut down Norton to uninstall it?

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Friday, April 18, 2014 5:44:19 PM UTC+10, shradha....@gmail.com wrote:
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e software which is always there to help . it is not a virus nor any malwar
e . it is a simple registry cleaner software . which gives and tells errors
 in your system which is required o clean . i am personally using this soft
ware from so long and its so easy to use and also keep daily care of my Pc  
. rest i found this article on microsoft community which you all must tread
 .  
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ro does not have potentially unwanted behaviors. Microsoft has released def
inition 1.145.58.0 which no longer detects this program as malware. "  
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icrosoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?Name=Program%
3AWin32%2FPCOptimizerPro#tab=1

Don't be fooled - there is so much deception out there.  OptimiserPro is BA
D BAD BAD.  Just ask your local computer service shop - they'll set you str
aight if they know what they're talking about - which is what I did - it wi
ll cost me $132 to have them remove it. This may be my last resort.

I have tried UNSUCCESSFULLY to remove this program from my computer numerou
s times. It just won't allow you to like any normal program would.  I've lo
oked up numerous sites and there are many fakes posing as legitimate soluti
ons to my problem but they are only decoys and bluffs.

There is a lot of misinformation on many sites, and it's hard to know which
 ones to trust. Darfun 8/8/2014 seems to be genuine. Will check it out.

But anyone who tells you that OptimiserPro is ok is deceiving you.

My computer shop told me it will take 16 hours with numerous cleaners to ge
t rid of it.

Another bad one they mentioned was to do with a Federal Police one that blo
cks your computer.  I knew about that because it rendered an older computer
 of mine useless.  They said they can restore that too.  This may be my onl
y option - costly as it is, it may be cheaper than trying to find something
 on the internet to solve my problems.

OptimiserPro poses as legitimate but it is not - it's an absolute nuisance.
  Every time I stsart my computer I have to close at least 10 pop-ups befor
e I can proceed, and then they keep popping up about every 20 minutes while
 I'm using the computer, and every time I open a new program.

Hope this makes it clear for anyone out there who is confused or doubting.

Re: PC Optimizer Pro virus - intro and removal guide
On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 6:20:52 PM UTC-4, crai...@gmail.com wrote:
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ive software which is always there to help . it is not a virus nor any malw
are . it is a simple registry cleaner software . which gives and tells erro
rs in your system which is required o clean . i am personally using this so
ftware from so long and its so easy to use and also keep daily care of my P
c . rest i found this article on microsoft community which you all must tre
ad .  
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 Pro does not have potentially unwanted behaviors. Microsoft has released d
efinition 1.145.58.0 which no longer detects this program as malware. "  
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.microsoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?Name=Progra
m%3AWin32%2FPCOptimizerPro#tab=1
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BAD BAD BAD.  Just ask your local computer service shop - they'll set you s
traight if they know what they're talking about - which is what I did - it  
will cost me $132 to have them remove it. This may be my last resort.
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ous times. It just won't allow you to like any normal program would.  I've  
looked up numerous sites and there are many fakes posing as legitimate solu
tions to my problem but they are only decoys and bluffs.
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ch ones to trust. Darfun 8/8/2014 seems to be genuine. Will check it out.
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get rid of it.
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locks your computer.  I knew about that because it rendered an older comput
er of mine useless.  They said they can restore that too.  This may be my o
nly option - costly as it is, it may be cheaper than trying to find somethi
ng on the internet to solve my problems.
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e.  Every time I stsart my computer I have to close at least 10 pop-ups bef
ore I can proceed, and then they keep popping up about every 20 minutes whi
le I'm using the computer, and every time I open a new program.
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.

Malware bytes is recommended in my opinion. they are "always on the up and  
up"

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