PUP – Driver Pro complete removal guide

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PUP – Driver Pro complete removal guide

DriverPro is a program developed by PC Utilities Pro. This program is often found bundled in other installations. From the author: PC Utilities Pro is a leading software development company founded in 2009. As a group of young enthusiastic programmers we constantly strive in creating powerful, yet easy to use solutions that would enable even the most basic computer users to keep their PCs running like new. When installed, DriverPro will add registry entries for the current user that allow it to run each time to computer is started. It will also add a scheduled task in Windows, that allow it to run at various times. The optimizing nature of the application allow it to access any file and information on your computer without your knowledge. Multiple anti-virus programs have marked this application as a Potentially Unwanted Program, and it is not recommended to keep on your computer. ApplicUnwnt, Adware.SpeedingUpMyPC.C,…

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How to get rid of Chedot

Chedot is a Chromium based Browser that replaces your default System Internet Browser. This browser offers users tools for downloading videos, faster browsing, and custom searches. From the publisher: A feature of our browser is a high speed on slow computers, high speed download on a poor internet, support resuming file download when connection is broken and the download in multiple threads, the ability to go on blocked web-sites and downloading videos from video sites. While this may seem interesting and good at start, this browser has been marked as a Potentially Unwanted Program. It monitors user activity, collects web traffic data, and user information. While using Chedot you may see additional ads throughout your browsing sessions. Virus.Ac1.Gen!c, Generic.AC1, chedot.com, Hijacker.ChedotExactly what is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)? People have encountered it – you download a free software, you then discover some unwanted applications on your computer system or discover…

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How to remove Aro 2012 from your Computer.

Aro2012 is a PC Optimizer Software that typically comes bundled with other software. Even though Aro2012 poses no threat itself, the programs that it comes bundled with may pose a problem to your computer. From the Author: ARO is an advanced repair and optimization utility designed to help improve and maintain computers running the Windows operating system (both 32- and 64-bit). ARO focuses on finding errors that hide out in the Windows registry, identifying PC and web browser clutter that may be hindering PC performance and ensuring computers have adequate security solutions installed and up to date. With its advanced scanning engine, ARO provides deep scanning capabilities to identify and repair registry errors. ARO also searches for and removes “junk” files that accumulate over time and can put a damper on PC performance. When installed Aro2012 creates a startup entry that allow it to run each time the computer is…

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Completely Remove iLivid Malware Removal Guide from PC

iLivid is a video download manager for YouTube and other third-party video hosted web sites. iLivid download manager has powerful features that make it the fastest and easiest way to download hosted files. iLivid includes XBMC plug-ins that let you play almost all popular audio and video formats, in any available protocol and in any media type: streaming, CDs, DVDs and RAR and archived files from your hard-drive. Livid is a program developed by Bandoo Media Inc. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. Multiple Anti-Virus scanners have detected iLivid as a…

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Guide for Removing SysPlayer from Windows

SysPlayer is a potentially unwanted ad-supported media application from Goobzo.com. It can display targeted ads, hijack browser search results, and can display pop-up ads. This player gathers information about your visited websites, the number of clicks on each website, and cookie information containing sensitive data, that it occasionally sends back to the server. Multiple Anti-virus programs detect SysPlayer as malicious or potentially unwanted as of time of publication of this video. It has been associated in bundles with iWebar, which is also flagged by many AVs. From the publisher: SysPlayer is an extremely lightweight free Media Player with built-in codecs, which supports most popular video and audio formats, as well as DVD, audio CD, Webcams and other devices. It lets you play your video files, and watch images. MalSign.Skodna, TROJ_GEN.F47V1203, Goobzo (fs), Win-PUP/CrossRider, Adware.Generic.1125179, NSIS.Agent.ri, ShopperPro.A8D, CrossRider.Gen, Adware.Win32.Shopper.BAI, Goobzo.comPeople have experienced it – you download and install a piece of…

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How to Remove RelevantKnowledge From PC

RelevantKnowledge is a potentially unwanted program. It is typically bundled by 3rd-party installers and download managers that include other potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). In most cases, the installer will present the user with an RK survey at the end of the setup in order to relate the user’s future behavior to various questions. From the published: RelevantKnowledge is an online market research community consisting of over 2 million members worldwide, which provides insight into how its members interact with the Internet. In exchange for agreement to have their Internet behavior monitored, computer users who join RelevantKnowledge are offered various value propositions, including the ability to download screensavers or other software offerings, entry into sweepstakes, and a host of other benefits. Multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in RelevantKnowledge. Trojan/Win32.ADH, ADWARE/Adware.Gen, Win32:Relevant-AA , Skodna.Generic_r, Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.14888, Win32/Adware.RK.AE, Riskware/RK, W32/Relevant.A.gen, Relevant.KnowledgeIf you’ve ever downloaded software via the internet (shareware, freeware, etc,), it’s…

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Tutorial for Removing RegCleanPro From Windows

RegClean Pro is a program developed by Systweak Inc. RegClean Pro cleans such invalid registry errors using its advanced scan engine. It not only fixes invalid registry entries, it also defragments the registry, keeping it streamlined for smoother system performance. RegClean Pro defines auto-start registry entities which allows the program to run each time the system is restarted, it also adds various Scheduled tasks in Windows Task Manager in order to launch the application at various times. This application has been found bundled up with various other potentially unwanted applications, also several anti-virus programs have detected this application for optional removal. HW32.Packed.3558, Win32.Dropper.hh, HEUR/QVM20.1.0000.Malware.GenWhat is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)? Have you ever detected an unwanted program on your computer system and pondered how it got there since you’re confident that you didn’t consciously download or never gave authorization to be installed? Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP), also known as Potentially…

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Easy Remove PCPerformer From Windows

PC Performer is registry cleaner made by PerformerSoft. The purpose of this program is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. Registry cleaners remove broken links, missing references within the Windows registry. PC performer is designed to automatically optimize your registry and clean it up. PC Performer adds registry entries for the current user that allow it to run automatically each time the system is rebooted. It adds a scheduled task to Windows Task Scheduler in order to run at various times. The software connects to the internet, therefore it creates a Windows Firewall exception that allow it to connect without interference. Multiple anti-virus programs detected this software as Malware, it typically comes bundled with other software or is distributed through a pay-per-install bundle. MalSign.InstallBrain, Artemis!8D4ADBA6B0A4, PUP/Ibups, TROJ_GEN.F47V0220, InstallBrain (fs), Application.Win32.InstallBrain.BA, TROJ_GEN.RCBH1B1People have encountered it – you download and install a piece of free software application, you then see…

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Guide How to Remove PCOptimizerPro

PC Optimizer Pro is a PC optimizer utility developed by Xportsoft Technologies. It is classified as a potentially unwanted program, due to its aggressive scan and registration reminders, and that it is often distributed bundled with other programs in a manner that leads many users to not know how it got on their computer. While not inherently malicious, PC Optimizer Pro adds numerous registry keys, startup entries and while running consumes a relatively high amount of system resources, especially during its scans. The software installs from a .exe file that is around 5.20 MB or 5.453.240 Bytes (depending on the version). As of publication of this videos, the current version of PC Optimizer Pro was detected as malicious or potentially unwanted by at least 21 AntiViruses. Riskware.SpeedingUpMyPC!, RiskWare/Win32.OptimizerPro.k, PUP.RiskTool.OptimizerPro.eab, Win32:GenMaliciousA-FZW , Generic.56A, W32.HfsAdware.59EA, PUA.Pcutilitie.Gen, Program.Unwanted.530, Win32/AdWare.SpeedingUpMyPC.P, Win32.Application.OptimizerPro.D, RiskTool.Win32.OptimizerPro.k, PUP.Optional.PCOptimizerPro, Artemis!5844E19D89C5, Artemis, Trojan.Win32.FakeAV.dsjhrr, TrojanFakeAV.AgentIf you have ever installed a freeware or…

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Jzip PUP Easy Removal Tutorial

jZip is a software utility published by Bandoo Media and is classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program. The software is an archive tool that used to compress and extract files in the rar, zip, and other formats. The program is typically bundled upon installation with other unwanted application, and is itself often installed in co-bundles. As of publication time, over 40 AntiViruses have flagged jZip as malicious or potentially unwanted. It injects itself in Windows shell, providing quick access to the program by right clicking on any file. jZip displays its advertising in your browser, instead of the default search results, to better do this, it collects information about your browsing history and your current browsing session, so it can better target ads. This software, upon install, defines an auto-start registry key in your system, this allows the software to launch every time your computer is rebooted, no matter what…

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