Registry Cleaner and PC Optimizer Scamware

WinCheck Removal Instructions

What is WinCheck?

WinCheck is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. WinCheck is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran WinCheck and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and anti-malware products also detect this as a PUP,... Read more...

Juno Preloader Removal Instructions

What is Juno Preloader?

Juno Preloader is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing Juno Preloader on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to temp files.... Read more...

WinZip Malware Protector Removal Instructions

What is WinZip Malware Protector?

WinZip Malware Protector is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. WinZip Malware Protector is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran WinZip Malware Protector and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and... Read more...

BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar Removal Instructions

What is BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar?

BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt"... Read more...

FilesFrog Update Checker Removal Instructions

What is FilesFrog Update Checker?

FilesFrog Update Checker is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. FilesFrog Update Checker is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran FilesFrog Update Checker and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and... Read more...

AccelerateTab Removal Instructions

What is AccelerateTab?

AccelerateTab is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing AccelerateTab on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to temp files.... Read more...

ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar Removal Instructions

What is ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar?

ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus... Read more...

Ad-Aware Browsing Protection Removal Instructions

What is Ad-Aware Browsing Protection?

Ad-Aware Browsing Protection is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing Ad-Aware Browsing Protection on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt"... Read more...
Registry Scam Ultimate PC Optimizer

Ultimate PC Optimizer Removal Instructions

What is Ultimate PC Optimizer?

Ultimate PC Optimizer is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing Ultimate PC Optimizer on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to... Read more...
Registry Scam Security Reviver

Security Reviver Removal Instructions

What is Security Reviver?

Security Reviver is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing Security Reviver on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to temp files.... Read more...
Registry Scam Disk Speedup

Disk Speedup Removal Instructions

What is Disk Speedup?

Disk Speedup is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. Disk Speedup is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran Disk Speedup and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and anti-malware products also detect this... Read more...
Registry Scam WinASO Registry Optimizer

WinASO Registry Optimizer Removal Instructions

What is WinASO Registry Optimizer?

WinASO Registry Optimizer is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. WinASO Registry Optimizer is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran WinASO Registry Optimizer and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and... Read more...
Registry Scam Optimum PC Boost

Optimum PC Boost Removal Instructions

What is Optimum PC Boost?

Optimum PC Boost is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing Optimum PC Boost on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to temp files.... Read more...
Registry Scam PC Performer

PC Performer Removal Instructions

What is PC Performer?

PC Performer is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. PC Performer is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran PC Performer and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and anti-malware products also detect this... Read more...
Registry Scam MyTurboPC

MyTurboPC Removal Instructions

What is MyTurboPC?

MyTurboPC is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing MyTurboPC on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to temp files. However, even... Read more...
Registry Scam PC SpeedBoost

PC SpeedBoost Removal Instructions

What is PC SpeedBoost?

PC SpeedBoost is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing PC SpeedBoost on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to temp files.... Read more...

Webexp Enhanced Removal Instructions

What is Webexp Enhanced?

Webexp Enhanced is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. Webexp Enhanced is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran Webexp Enhanced and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and anti-malware products also... Read more...

Adblocker Removal Instructions

What is Adblocker?

Adblocker is what is known as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer scam. The scam works by the user unintentionally installing Adblocker on their computer, usually through a bundled installation or download managers. Once it is installed, it will quickly start running in the foreground and perform a scan of the user's computer. Upon completion, the scan will report hundreds of known errors and problems that should be fixed immediately in order to prevent the computer from crashing or running slow. These problem it detects ranging from registry errors such as "corrupt" registry entries to temp files. However, even... Read more...
Registry Scam ALOT Appbar

ALOT Appbar Removal Instructions

What is ALOT Appbar?

ALOT Appbar is a registry cleaner program that many consider being a scam. It makes claims to clean your computer and fix errors when in fact these claims cannot be proven. ALOT Appbar is a registry cleaner and Windows system optimizer designed to speed up a computer. However, after the program scans the computer, often without prompting, and "finds" dozens of things wrong, it will demand extensive payment to "fix" those apparent problems. In fact, on a completely clean computer we ran ALOT Appbar and it found a dozen to hundreds of critical issues. Many anti-virus and anti-malware products also detect this as... Read more...

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