PC Cleaner Pro 2012

PC Cleaner Pro 2012 Description

PC Cleaner Pro 2012 advertises itself as a legitimate tool for optimizing your computer system, getting rid of junk files and ensuring that you computer is protected from malware attacks. However, PC Cleaner Pro 2012 performs a fake scan of the user's computer and then claim to have found severe problems that can only be removed by purchasing a 'full version' of the program. PC Cleaner Pro 2012 limits itself to the very basics of scareware, displaying false positives for problems on the victim's computer and then trying to convince the victim to purchase a registration code for PC Cleaner Pro 2012. While this program can actually be uninstalled through normal means in some cases, it's recommended that you use a reliable anti-malware program to make sure that there's no trace of PC Cleaner Pro 2012's files left on the computer.

PC Cleaner Pro 2012 is another member of the FakeSysDef family that includes fake optimizing tools such as Scanner, System Defragmenter, Memory Optimizer, Windows Repair, Windows Security & Control, Win Defrag, HDD Fix, System Repair, Windows Diagnostic, Disk OK, Rogue.File Recovery, HDD Rescue, Disk Optimizer, Windows Fix Disk, Rogue.PC Repair, Computer Fix, Windows System Optimizator, Windows XP Recovery, Windows 7 Repair, Defragmenter, Fast Disk, PUP.PC Health Kit, Memory Fixer, Disk Doctor, Hard Drive Diagnostic, Win Disk, WindowsTool, Rogue.File Integrity Checker, Windows Recovery, HDD Control, Windows XP Repair, Windows Scan, Windows XP Restore, WinScan, Data Repair, HDD Plus, Smart HDD, HDD Repair, HDD Diagnostic, Disk Repair, HDD Tools, HDD OK, Disk Recovery, Windows Safemode, Rogue.Windows Error Recovery, Rogue.Windows Fix, Ultra Defragger, Rogue.Windows Startup Repair, Rogue.Data Recovery, Rogue.Master Utilities, Rogue.System Recovery, Windows Optimization Center, PC Cleaner Pro 2012, Rogue.Windows XP System Repair, Rogue.Windows Vista System Repair, Windows Recovery Series, Windows Disk, Smart Defragmenter, Windows XP Fix, Smart Data Recovery, My Disk, Good Memory, Windows Restore, Rogue.File Restore, Windows Repairing System, HDD Low, Win HDD, Rogue.System Check.

Should You Call PC Cleaner Pro 2012's Telephone Number?

At the top of most of PC Cleaner Pro 2012's notifications, you will find a message prompting you to call the telephone number (855) 881-1343 in case of any problems. A message prompting the victim to call this number also pops up when trying to uninstall PC Cleaner Pro 2012 through the Add/Remove Programs panel in the Control Panel. If you call this number, you will reach a call center in India, which computer users have reported being ineffectual in solving any problems related with PC Cleaner Pro 2012. Even though PC Cleaner Pro 2012 has a strong online presence, this potentially unwanted application will scan and report false positives to alarm computer users. Some computer users have reported successful removal by closing the advertisement urging that to call the previously mentioned number and then finding a hidden uninstall button on the window which is displayed below, on its right side.

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Technical Information

File System Details

PC Cleaner Pro 2012 creates the following file(s):
# File Name
1 %Program Files%\PC Cleaner Pro 2012\PC Cleaner Pro 2012.exe
2 %ProgramFiles%\PC Cleaners\PCCleaners.exe
3 %UserProfile%\Desktop\PC Cleaner Pro 2012.lnk
4 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PC Cleaner Pro 2012.lnk
5 %CommonPrograms%\PC Cleaners\PC Cleaner Pro.lnk
6 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\PC Cleaner Pro 2012\PC Cleaner Pro 2012.lnk
7 %DesktopDir%\PC Cleaner Pro.lnk
8 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\PC Cleaner Pro 2012\Help.lnk
9 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\PC Cleaner Pro 2012\Registration.lnk

Registry Details

PC Cleaner Pro 2012 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run!PC Cleaners
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Cleaners

More Details on PC Cleaner Pro 2012

The following messages associated with PC Cleaner Pro 2012 were found:
Warning! 6743 problems require attention.
PC Cleaner Pro has found the following problems that can decrease your computer’s performance and compromise its security. Click “Fix All” to to take care of these now!

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One Comment

  • Gregory Banks:

    I have Spy Ware. I bought Fix It Utilities Professional Pro 12 and upon installing, it says that I have Pro Cleaner installed and I don’t. It also says that it appears that I don’t have a malware program and I do, Spy Ware. I have checked and checked for Pro Cleaner and any other of its names and can’t locate and Spy Ware has not detected. What else can I do so that Fix It Utilities can load properly with all of its components.

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