I installed a program called Win PC Optimizer yesterday which I thought it can help me protect my computer from virus attacks. But it is too late for me to realize that I’m wrong. Now I can’t not be able to remove it from my computer, I have this stuff pops up all the time, as soon as I open any program it pops up before I can take any action. I am a complete novice and don’t know much at all about this stuff. What should I do now? Please help!

Brief Introduction to Win PC Optimizer

At the very beginning when people know this Win PC Optimizer, they can barely relate it to a computer virus. It can be really hard for all users to notice that as simply from the name of it we can judge that it is a program for Windows computers to use and it sounds like a software that can deal with system optimization. The name of this program can be really confusing. By using this name, many people can be lured to download this program to their machines. As soon as people install this program to their computers, it can be activated and start to work at once. The scan result of this program can alert people that there are many computer issues that need to be fixed, otherwise, their systems will be in great troubles.

The Screenshot of This Program

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So, is this Win PC Optimizer reliable? Can we trust its warning messages? The answer can be negative. There are many computer users complain about this program on the Internet. They claim that this program gives them nothing good except asking them to pay money to activate this program. Some people who pay to activation fee find that this program cannot protect their systems as once they pay the money, all the warning messages disappear. After that, even other kinds of viruses have been detected by another anti-virus program installed on the same computers, this program shows everything is fine. How can this happen? The fact is that, instead of protecting users’ computers, this software is a kind of computer virus which can be categorized to be a ransomware, also we can name it as fake anti-virus program. It is a type of computer infection that can use fake virus warnings to threaten people to pay for this rogue anti-spyware.

It can be really easy for this Win PC Optimizer to sneak into target computers as cyber hackers can post this program on the Internet with forged description about it. Many people can fall into the trap made by cyber hackers as the name of this program or virus can be really misunderstanding. Once this infection comes to the target computers, it would modify the system registry to make sure it can take effect from the startup. No matter what program people try to open, this virus program can always pop up. That can be really annoying. People must not trust anything about it as all the messages it shows are not real at all.

The properties of the Infection

-Always pops up once you boot up your computer or run a program, claiming your computer is in great risk
-Asking you to purchase a code to activate this software, so that it can help you to remove the threats in your computer
-Can modify the computer registry once it is installed into the computer
-Can prohibit legit program to run, including your anti-virus programs.
-Can occupy a great usage of CPU, which slows down the performance of computer or even causes blue screen.

Finding all or some of these symptoms on your computer, sorry to say that your computer is infected by Win PC Optimizer. Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.

Manual Removal Guide of Fake Anti-virus Program (For Computer Literate On Window XP, if you can deal with XP problems easily then you can also do the work on Windows 7 or Windows 8)

There is a removal guide provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Try to access the Safe mode with Networking.

In order to get into this mode, you should restart your infected computer and then press F8 key constantly before windows launches. Use your arrow keys to highlight “safe mode with networking” and then press Enter.

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For those computer which are XP operating systems, you will need to you choose your XP system after you choose safe mode with networking, you can press Enter directly without choosing any thing.

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After loading files, you need to log in your account to get the safe mode with networking, for XP users, please choose Yes when you see the dialog.

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Step 2: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to Windows Internet WatchDog, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 3:Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel, then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs.

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Then try to find Windows Internet WatchDog, highlight it and choose Remove.

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Step 4: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

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Conclusion:

Win PC Optimizer is a fake anti-virus program that use unreal virus alerts to scare people to pay a large amount of money to activate the program to fix problems. People don’t need to pay even a dime to this program as it is totally useless. What’s worse, this kind of computer infection can be able to corrupt the whole system and help other kinds of computer viruses to damage the systems. People who try to find a protection tool on the Internet must be cautious as cyber hackers have design many kinds of computer viruses like this to treat people to pay.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a quite level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Win PC Optimizer? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 19, 2015 4:50 am

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