MaxPerforma Optimizer

Maxperforma Optimizer is a Potentially Unwanted Program that has been associated with the SafeSearch Toolbar, a known PUP that has numerous unwanted effects on affected Web browsers. Maxperforma Optimizer is not considered a threat and is not as severe as rogue security programs. However, once installed, Maxperforma Optimizer may cause various symptoms that may disrupt with computer users' activities.

Security researchers have received reports that Maxperforma Optimizer causes various symptoms on affected Web browsers, usually in an effort to profit from advertising and to promote other PUPs. Maxperforma Optimizer makes unwanted changes to the affected Web browser settings, such as installing other toolbars, chasing the affected Web browser's homepage or search engine and affecting the Web browser's security settings. Maxperforma Optimizer may also hijack the affected Web browser and add unwanted advertising content to Web pages viewed on the affected Web browser. Maxperforma Optimizer may cause the appearance of pop-up advertisements, insert in-text marketing links and include banners in websites viewed on the victim's Web browser.

Deleting Maxperforma Optimizer


Unlike other kind of threats, Maxperforma Optimizer may be removed using ordinary software removal methods. In most cases, you can delete Maxperforma Optimizer using the 'Add and Remove Programs' on the Windows Control Panel or your Web browser's extension manager. However, since Maxperforma Optimizer may expose your computer to potentially unsafe content, security researchers recommend the use of a strong anti-malware program to ensure that this is not the case. Also, Maxperforma Optimizer makes changes to the settings of your Web browser. Those changes may need to be unsettled manually. For example, affected computer users may need to restore their Web browser's default search engine, home page or new tab or window website.

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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?


Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

File System Details

MaxPerforma Optimizer creates the following file(s):
# File Name
1 MaxPerforma.exe

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