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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Need to Uninstall PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro --How to get rid of PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro?

What is PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro

PC Optimizer Pro is a fake cleaner program with the purpose of collecting money. Once installed, PC Optimizer Pro will do a scan for your computer and claims that your computer has serious issues which need to be deleted from your computer. Please don’t fall into its trap. What it claims is totally bullshit and bluffing. Therefore if you get the message that your computer has encountered some issue which requires you to buy its full version to be able to fix it, you are suggested to leave the message alone and remove PC Optimizer Pro as soon as you can. 

Reasons requiring you to kick PC Optimizer Pro out of your computer.


1)    PC Optimizer Pro invades into your computer with your permission and consent.

2)    PC Optimizer Pro displays fake alerts which keeps popping up and surely will make you annoyed.

3)    PC Optimizer Pro cheats you for money via the fake alerts.

4)    PC Optimizer Pro scans your registry for these outdated entries and offers to clean them. Once the cleaning is executed, you may be at the risk of losing your useful registry entries. Since your registry entries has been corrupted, you may face system issues.

5)    PC Optimizer Pro may cause browse hijacking issue or may drop malicious files into your computer.

6)    Your computer may performs more and more slowly, such as it may take a longer time to run a program, because PC Optimizer Pro can eat up your computer system.

How did PC Optimizer Pro invade into my computer?


1)    It is bundled with some free software (video recording/ PGF creators/ download-managers) installation.

2)    It also can be bundled with customize installation on a lot of legitimate and reputable download sites.


Efficient Removal Solution Details

Solution 1: Remove PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro Manually

Step 1: Boot your infected computer into Safe Mode with Networking (Reboot your infected PC > keep pressing F8 key before Windows start-up screen shows>use the arrow keys to select Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter.) 


Step 2: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and remove PC Optimizer Pro associated processes:


Step 3: Locate and delete PC Optimizer Pro associated files:



%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\[random].exe

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\[random].mof

%desktopdir%\ PC Secure Virus

%commonprograms%\ PC Optimizer Pro

Step 4: Detect and remove PC Optimizer Pro related registry entries: 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PC Optimizer Pro.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "random "


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings UID = tovvhgxtud


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\[random].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PC Optimizer Pro.exe

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Inspector

Note: You need to be really prudent during the removal process since any inappropriate deleting can cause system crash.  Besides, you still have a better option: Spyhunter. The most powerful antivirus program Spyhunter can make the  PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro removal a easily job. All you need to do is to watch it remove  PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro automatically for you.

Solution 2: Remove PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro automatically (with SpyHunter)

Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter

1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.

2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
  spyhunter run

spyhunter setup

spyhunter setup

Step B. Run SpyHunter to block PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro

Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.

 spyhunter3 scan

Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.

Friendly Tip:

Spyhunter is always your first choice to uninstall  PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro . It is easy, simple and automatic. Additionally, it can prevent your computer from being attached by other sorts of malware like trojan, spyhunter and browser hijacker in the future. You can trust Spyhunter