PC Cleaner Pro 2012 is a cleverly designed security program for the PC. From the looks of PC Cleaner Pro 2012, it appears to be a legitimate app for detecting and removing malware on a PC. PC Cleaner Pro 2012 even has a ‘Microsoft Certified’ label on the main screen interface. After diving deep into PC Cleaner Pro 2012, it reveals its ugly face by failing to provide any of the functions that it claims to offer. Even if you buy the PC Cleaner Pro 2012 and register the app, it will not remove any type of malware on a PC. PC Cleaner Pro 2012 may look appealing but in reality it is an outright scam designed to take your money. All you are left with is an aggravating and fake security program. Do yourself a favor now and remove PC Cleaner Pro 2012 from your system the safe way by using a good spyware removal program.
Are you getting popups from PC Cleaner Pro 2012? Have you identified that you have PC Cleaner Pro 2012 installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove PC Cleaner Pro 2012 completely from your computer?
Why should you remove PC Cleaner Pro 2012?
If PC Cleaner Pro 2012 resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that PC Cleaner Pro 2012 may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking PC Cleaner Pro 2012 removal process.
How can you manually remove PC Cleaner Pro 2012
Manual removal of PC Cleaner Pro 2012 may not be for everyone. Each manual PC Cleaner Pro 2012 removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic PC Cleaner Pro 2012 removal process.
PC Cleaner Pro 2012 can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate PC Cleaner Pro 2012 in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find PC Cleaner Pro 2012, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this,
then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run!PC CleanersHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Cleaners
You may need to return to this removal process for removing PC Cleaner Pro 2012. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.
Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process
Delete all of the following files that are associated with PC Cleaner Pro 2012 from your computer.%CommonPrograms%\PC Cleaners\PC Cleaner Pro.lnk%DesktopDir%\PC Cleaner Pro.lnk%ProgramFiles%\PC Cleaners\PCCleaners.exe
If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with PC Cleaner Pro 2012, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.
Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with PC Cleaner Pro 2012 by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\PC Cleaner Pro 2012 folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed PC Cleaner Pro 2012 completely from your computer. If you find that PC Cleaner Pro 2012 is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic PC Cleaner Pro 2012 removal process.