Performance Optimizer Description
Performance Optimizer is deemed as a rogue antivirus application which pretends to be a valid program that can optimize and protect your computer. Actually, it’s another trick to swindle your money. From its interface, it looks quite professional and trustworthy. Most of the victims were cheated by the nice image and downloaded the malware. As a matter a fact, Performance Optimizer is a scam. It has no scan engine and virus database, therefore the scan is fake and the infection is fake, too.
What will Performance Optimizer do after the installation?
Performance Optimizer will automatically pop up to scan your PC just after you log in the windows. After the scan is completed, Performance Optimizer will display a message, claiming your computer is in danger caused by serious infection. And then it offers help to fix the infection but requesting for money. You should never ever pay for the money since this application is not valid and totally a scam and you will simply lose your money. If you have paid for that, please contact the bank immediately to refund your money.
How Performance Optimizer comes to your PC?
It’s usually distributed as a bundle with other free applications that can be downloaded off the Internet. To avoid getting attacked in the future, you need to stay away from downloading freeware from the reliable websites.
What to do now?
You are provided with the manual solution and the automatic solution blow in case you are infected with Performance Optimizer. There is still one thing: Performance Optimizer will bring other sorts of potential unwanted programs like adware, browser hijacker and malware like trojan and ransomware to your PC. Make sure other sorts of unwanted programs are removed completely along with Performance Optimizer.
Solution 1: Manually Remove Performance Optimizer
1. restart your computer and keep hitting F8 key
2. move the arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter
3. press Ctrl+Alt+Del together to launch up Task Manager to end the running processes of Performance Optimizer
4. press Windows+R to get Run window, input regedit and click Ok
5. delete malicious keys of Performance Optimizer
“HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run”/ “AnyProtect Tray”
“HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run”/ “AnyProtect Tray”
6.Remove malicious files of AnyProtect malware
%PROGRAMFILES\ AnyProtectEx\ AnyProtect.exe
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Solution 2: remove Performance Optimizer automatically with free antivirus program
Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter
1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.
Step B. Run SpyHunter to block it
Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.
Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.