Universal PC Mechanic Removal Guide

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Universal PC Mechanic is a doubtful PC booster, so if you installed it on your system, we would highly recommend reading more about it. For starters, users should know the tool is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It means the application might be unreliable and have some undesirable qualities. Our specialists believe the tool could be useless too even though its developers might claim it may significantly boost the device’s performance. What’s more, it appears to be that Universal PC Mechanic could also be distributed through unreliable channels and some users may even install it accidentally. All things considered, we recommend eliminating the PUP at once, and if you choose to follow our advice, you should take a look at the deletion instructions located at the end of this report.

To begin with, we want to start with the software’s possible distribution channels. Despite the fact Universal PC Mechanic can be downloaded from its homepage called smartsystools.com, we would not be surprised if it was being spread through bundled software installers too. This way users could add it without even realizing it because while some prefer choosing automatic installation, there is a chance the PUP might be deselected only by picking custom settings. The same could happen with other PUPs, adware, browser hijackers, or even possibly malicious applications, which is why we would recommend being more cautious the next time you download anything from torrent or other P2P file-sharing networks. Besides being attentive, the user might also strengthen the system and guard it against various threats by merely installing a reliable security tool. Thus, if you do not have it yet, we advise you to at least consider such option.

Specialists who tested Universal PC Mechanic report that the application does not boost the computer’s speed. During the applications scan, it was noticed it might locate issues that do not make any difference to the computer’s performance. What we mean is deleting them would most likely have no effect and the device might work just the same. Furthermore, our researchers say the detected suspicious Registry keys may not be harmful as they might have been left on the system after removing various programs and tools. Still, the PC boosters pop-up claimed “these errors can be critical to the performance of our PC” and urged us to buy the paid version to “fix all issues within seconds.” As you realize, the only thing this PUP does is scans the computer, and if the user wishes to fix any issues, he is asked to buy the upgraded version. If the user refuses to do so, the application should show reminders in the system tray that keep proposing to make the payment and activate Universal PC Mechanic. Needless to say, as the software might be completely useless we do not think it would be wise to spend any money on it. If you wish to buy a program to maintain the system clean and protected you should acquire a reliable security tool instead.

We do not think there is any use in keeping the free Universal PC Mechanic version installed, especially with the reminders to purchase the full version as they could get quite irritating. Consequently, we recommend erasing the PUP at once. Users who feel up to the task could follow the instructions located at the end of this paragraph and get rid of this suspicious PC booster manually. The second option is to acquire a reliable security tool and let it deal with the unwanted application for you.

Get rid of Universal PC Mechanic

Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Navigate to the Start menu.
  2. Access the Control Panel.
  3. Pick either Uninstall a program or Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Click Universal PC Mechanic and select Uninstall.

Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Tap Win+R.
  2. Insert Control Panel and press OK.
  3. Choose Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the unwanted program and press Uninstall.
Download Remover for Universal PC Mechanic *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

Universal PC Mechanic Screenshots:

Universal PC Mechanic
Universal PC Mechanic
Universal PC Mechanic

Universal PC Mechanic technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1Dutch_apc_nl.ini46468 bytesMD5: f041bcc572580a7564c99f001a65e494
2russian_apc_ru.ini49706 bytesMD5: ba8da842dd3b5f7b01dff3a348da100e
3italian_apc_it.ini48368 bytesMD5: 2d6323054b075d4c91732f8c4bb0012e
4norwegian_apc_no.ini45262 bytesMD5: 091a148972b36eabef378f55ce4058c6
5SQLite.Interop.dll1182056 bytesMD5: eb8c82e387d047da9b59061b6d19b4df
6unins000.msg22701 bytesMD5: 5f38274fc51ec35b61e925153e26ef1c
7portuguese_apc_ptbr.ini47806 bytesMD5: ed90ad6dc00fdc2454efc11bd9bece75
8unins000.exe1235304 bytesMD5: ba2c6d08cbb77e591739733b72de5291
9Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll177512 bytesMD5: 4fd13298ed2df7a99f121d3bb21cd9cf
10swedish_apc_sv.ini44882 bytesMD5: 5c8cfa8a41b5204193decdcc47818340
11TAFactory.IconPack.dll43368 bytesMD5: 8a5be29f419103007569361bbf784405
12spct.exe.config4472 bytesMD5: a0209ef97af2bae4ec20da2408c5db30
13System.Data.SQLite.DLL297320 bytesMD5: 93dcc94c5dddddff076b0a9090e528b5
14spanish_apc_es.ini50684 bytesMD5: 8470f7f490177429e62355cd79985fbc
15finish_apc_fi.ini46090 bytesMD5: a64c465e6441544a2635277c11d97a52
16german_apc_de.ini47854 bytesMD5: b73cb8f97a18d88ae64301f2d4d7440b
17english_apc_en.ini49468 bytesMD5: 9e5b5d10ffdce0cbbe67408f4f0655b8
18danish_apc_da.ini45856 bytesMD5: 3c8af5790fb30e8da3906b06596067df
19French_apc_fr.ini50222 bytesMD5: a855083c7daa198f2eced3cf2ddc9a3a
20HtmlRenderer.WinForms.dll66920 bytesMD5: 6ff5108b5f3a713ade98a090c5bc2907
21spct.exe2964840 bytesMD5: 407a3930916c5673bad79f3476cf8ca9
22unins000.dat76823 bytesMD5: 629df746750d19ce6b903285910b8d91
23HtmlRenderer.dll228200 bytesMD5: c7b7f9b225c21fbdb298de78427ce1a4
24japanese_apc_ja.ini35540 bytesMD5: 8aca3f0a3aeb9f27cfe6ccfd9655f87b
25AppRes.dll657256 bytesMD5: 00ae7dbadb1d42ceea06dfe26dc56d64
26TaskScheduler.dll47464 bytesMD5: 62e90e3a407dc7cfe845fdb0bcc94f63
27NAudio.dll477544 bytesMD5: ad482674fd1a298f46f3ced54b082272
28Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll55656 bytesMD5: 7141e4bafb42f5657f6ba798155c12f7

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1unins000.exeunins000.exe1235304 bytes
2spct.exe.configspct.exe.config4472 bytes
3spct.exespct.exe2964840 bytes

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