"Presto Tuneup System Alert"

"Presto Tuneup System Alert" Description

Presto Tuneup System Alert is a fake security notification that reads as follows:

"System Alert
Needless programs and files have been detected on your PC.
Click here to remove them immediately with Presto Tuneup."

This is not a legitimate system alert, and in reality, this warning message is displayed by the rogue anti-spyware program Presto Tuneup - a malicious application that utilizes the Presto Tuneup System Alert and other schemes to persuade people to purchase this fake spyware remover.

Technical Information

File System Details

"Presto Tuneup System Alert" creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 ReleaseXP.exe N/A

Registry Details

"Presto Tuneup System Alert" creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Presto TuneUp"

More Details on "Presto Tuneup System Alert"

The following URL's were found:
Tip: We recommend blocking the domain names as well as the IP addresses associated with them.
  • Prestotuneup.com