How to remove CyboScan PC Optimizer

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How to remove CyboScan PC Optimizer

CyboScan PC Optimizer   CyboScan PC Optimizer is promoted as a useful program that helps you clean unnecessary files and registry entries on the Windows Operating System. When installed CyboScan PC Optimizer will automatically scan your computer for issues. Upon reviewing the scan results, it was discovered that most, if not all of these issues were exaggerated and removing them will not give the promised speed boost. The CyboScan PC Optimizer program appears to scan the Registry for installed anti-virus and anti-spyware shields and may recommend users to install products from partners. This Potentially Unwanted Program comes bundled with other Potentially Unwanted Applications that may harm your Operating System or lead to information compromise. CyboScan PC Optimizer is also known as MySoftScans PC Cleaner, none of these offer any details about the development company and users will end up paying a fee of up to 99.95USD every 3 months for…

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Free Wifi Hotspot Removal Guide for Windows

The Free Wifi Hotspot is offered to users that own a laptop and a desktop PC that has a wired connection to the Internet and no WiFi modem. The Free Wifi Hotspot is said to help users share their Internet connection with mobile devices that support the 2G/3G/4G/USB tethering connectivity. However, users will need a 2G/3G/4G modem attached to the computer/laptop with access to the Internet if they intend to benefit from the Free Wifi Hotspot software. Additionally, the Free Wifi Hotspot may collect data like your Internet history, downloads log, and software configuration for product placement optimization. PC users that run the Free Wifi Hotspot software may be shown pop-up windows with marketing materials from time to time and may be redirected to promotional offers. Several anti-virus applications have flagged Free Wifi Hotspot as a Potentially Unwanted Applications and may come bundled with other PUP-s that may harm your…

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How to remove Boost My PC From Your System

Boost My PC is a program developed by 1.0.2.6. During setup, a scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. Boost My PC presents itself as a legit PC speed up utility, it scans your computer for problems and displays errors that need to be fixed. Upon accepting to fix these alleged errors, you are asked for a Payment in order to activate this product for a few months. Many anti-virus scanners have marked this Applications as a Potentially Unwanted Program, and while Boost My PC is not so harmful on its own, it comes bundled with other Potentially Unwanted Programs that might harm your computer. PUA.BoostMyPC, Artemis!1F66D2C3ED6E, PUP.Optional.BoostMyPC, PUP.BoostMyPC, Program.Unwanted.1624,…

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How to remove myBrowser

myBrowser is a Potentially Unwanted Program that allows users to access the internet. This browser suggests users to install other PUP like myFiles, myEmail and others. This application claims to be a good reliable portable internet browser, however during our test use of the program several website scripts crashed and were not able to open up all the website assets required, leaving the users with a mediocre browsing experience. While browsing the internet through this program, you might see additional ads and sponsored links injected into your search results and / or websites. myBrowser, myFiles, myEmail, myLauncher, PUP.myBrowser, PUA.myBrowserWhat is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)? Everyone has experienced it – you download and install a free application, you then notice some unwanted programs on your computer system, come across a strange toolbar on your web browser, or find your default search engine has been changed to something else. You didn’t…

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Remove PriceGong from your Windows PC

PriceGong is a browser add-in for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox that analyzes web sites your browser visits and attempts to find coupons and other deals associated with the merchant’s product offerings or services. If PriceGoing sees a corresponding deal, it will attempt to inject an affiliate ‘code’ in order to collect various affiliate based commissions if a purchase is made while trying to offer you the best price of that particular product, or, in many cases try and show you an alternative product that is similar even if it is sold by a different merchant. Upon further inspection it was found that PriceGong failed to function in our testing. While installed, this extension might display additional ads, inject sponsored content into webpages, even if the sponsored content is of lower quality than the original ones. Adware:Win32/PriceGong, TROJ_GEN.F47V0317, Adware.Shopper.1794, Win32/PriceGong.A, ADW_PRICEGONG, W32.HfsAdware.99BB, www.pricegong.com, pricegong.com, PriceGong 2.6.4Browser hijackers (sometimes known as…

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How to remove PC Fix Speed from your Windows PC

PC Fix Speed is a Potentially Unwanted Program designed to improve the speed of your computer. This program usually comes bundled with other software, and when installs automatically scans your PC and displays exaggerated messages on the status of the PC’s performance, to get users to pay for the PRO version of the software. It also adds registry entities that allow it to run each time the computer is started, and the application itself will constantly keep reminding users that they have errors by putting the application windows on top. From the Author: The Service is provided by PCRx through Crawler, LLC. Clean and repair your PC’s registry, optimize PC performance and free up disk and memory space. With everything you do on your PC, including adding on devices, a new entry is created in your Windows® registry, and seldom are any removed after they’re no longer needed. The result,…

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How to remove Search Donkey

Search Donkey is a Potentially Unwanted Program for Windows developed by Western Web Applications, LLC. This program may inject ads into your browsing sessions, giving you false search results and advertisement. As described by Western Web Applications: “Search Donkey is entirely free to use. To keep Search Donkey free, we’ve partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when Search Donkey is installed. While installed, Search Donkey will keep track of your web search queries, allowing it to let you know what pages you already visited, however this data is also used to better target personal unwanted ads. Search Donkey has been flagged as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) by several anti-virus scanners, and their website is blacklisted by google, giving warning to whoever visits it, and due to the nature of this application it is not recommended to keep on your computer. Skodna.Generic_r, Adware.Plugin.36, Win32/ExFriendAlert.B, TROJ_GEN.F47V0321,…

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Remove EliteUnzip from your computer

EliteUnzip is a program developed by Mindspark Interactive. This program lets you compress and extract all the popular archive types. From the Author: Elite Unzip is a program for creating and extracting archive files; it has support for over 20 file formats. This application downloads onto your computer in two parts: one for your desktop, and one for your browser. They both work together to make packing and unpacking archive files easy. While EliteUnzip itself is not a threat, it comes bundled with other software that might cause a problem to your computer. Due to its bundled nature, several anti-virus scanners have marked EliteUznip as a Potentially Unwanted Program and is therefore not recommended to keep on y our computer, especially because there are other free programs that do the same functions without the additional bundled software. Win32:Mindspark-A , Zango, Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ, Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud), Artemis!5BBDC8EFD3C2, Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Szcf, Win32:Mindspark-A , MyWebSearch, MyWebSearch.J (V)Precisely what…

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Removal guide for Movie Mode Potentially Unwanted Program

MovieMode is a Potentially Unwanted Program developed by GenTechnologies Apps that allegedly ads a “Lights Off” function to video streaming websites like Youtube. This feature allows a user to dim the entire background around the video, allowing for better video focus. Although this sounds interesting and useful, upon further inspection it was discovered that this program does not work with modern browsers. While installed, MovieMode may modify your browser settings, changing your home page, displaying additional ads, and other suspicious behavior. From the Terms Of Use: “Applications may be automatically enabled on your web browsers following installation. Applications or advertisements may require changing your web browser’s default home page, default page or set of pages on startup, default search provider, and other browser settings. So that Applications can function most efficiently and with the least annoyance, Applications may modify or disable certain web browser or operating system features including, but…

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GoForFiles Removal Guide

GoforFiles is a Potentially Unwanted Program that allegedly allows users to easily search for files, movies, apps, and other useful things on the internet. In our testing, this program on further inspection does not work, it only displays an error for every search query. To top this off this program comes bundled up with other programs which could be malicious or unwanted. This program adds startup links into windows, allowing it and its bundled programs to launch every time Windows is restarted or launched. A task scheduled is also made, that lets the programs launch in different random times during the day. Many anti-virus applications have marked this program and its bundled counterparts as Potentially Unwanted Programs, and it is highly recommended to remove these programs from your computer. Gen:Variant.Kazy.310876, Tool.DownLoader.52, Win32/YourFileDownloader.B, Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud), Generic PUA BC, ExpressFiles Installer (fs), PUP/Win32.ExpressFiles, Trojan.Win32.YourFileDownloader.apA, Go For Files, Your File DownloaderExactly what is a…

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