Threat Database Fake Error Messages "Presto Tuneup System Alert"

"Presto Tuneup System Alert"

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.

File System Details

"Presto Tuneup System Alert" may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. ReleaseXP.exe

Registry Details

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


"Presto Tuneup System Alert" may call the following URLs:


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