PCTuner installs automatically on your computer without consent? Need to learn what PCTuner is and how to get rid of it? In this article you will find how to get rid of this PCTuner Malware. Please read more.
What is PCTuner?
PCTuner is a free program that claims to speed up slow PC, improve the PC performance, clean registry entries and delete junk files. But as a matter as fact, it does not perform its function as it announced. PCTuner acts as a malware program because it starts scan automatically at Windows startup, after the scan, it will alert your that your computer is full of junks and suggest you remove the junk files. It does not work as free, when you select files to delete, PCTuner will ask you to upgrade to professional version. Below is a screenshot of PCTuner, see for your reference:
PCTuner is regarded as malicious because it is mainly distributed via free downloads. When you download and install free program such as Current Weather Alert etc, PCTuner will install automatically on your computer in order to collect your personal information and allure your purchasing this unhelpful program.
Be wary that PCTuner malware can not only make your computer perform slugging, but also it can flood your computer with pop-up alert such as “your system may be infected with Trojan virus” or your computer may be at risk”, etc… In this regard it is definitely intolerable. Thus, you are highly encouraged to uninstall PCTuner from your computer and web browser with instruction below as soon as possible.
How to Get Rid of PCTuner Malware? (PCTuner Uninstall Guide)
Step 1> Uninstall unwanted program that support the PCTuner program from your windows control panel.
• For Windows 8, open the Start screen, type Uninstall and then go to Settings. In the search results, go to Uninstall a program.
• For Windows 7 and Vista, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel then Programs and then Uninstall a Program
• For Windows XP, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel then Add or Remove Programs.
Alternatively, uninstall unneeded program by using Anvi Uninstaller
1. Download and install Cloud System Booster which provides you fee tool Anvi Uninstaller.
2. Open the program and click Toolbox > Download Anvi Uninstall and then run it.
3. Search for items unneeded and click Uninstall. You are highly encouraged to check program in “Recently Installed” list and remove any suspicious programs.
Important Note: In some case, the malwareprogram PCTuner may prevent you uninstalling the program from your computer manually or with an uninstaller. If the problem occurs to you, you are highly encouraged to use the free tool Anvi Startup Booster to solve your issue.
1. Open Cloud System Booster and click Toolbox > Download Anvi Startup Booster and then run it.
2. In the startup tab, please try to find the PCTuner or similar malicious program, click on the expand button, and then select to disable it, after that, please click on the Location button and delete all the files in the program folder.
3. Then, please go to Service tab, find and disable all the malicious service related to.
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After you download and install the program, please open it, click on the Scan module, and then select one of the scan types you preferring and then start the scan to eliminate the PCTuner adware infection file.
Once the scan complete, you will be displayed the scan result, please make sure to click “Apply” button to completely delete the malicious files from your computer.
Now, your computer should be clean from the PCTuner virus infection. Should you have any problem with processing the removal guide, please leave a reply below. We will try our best to help you with your issue.
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