Pro Pc Cleaner is a questionable program that cannot be called new at all as it has been around for more than two years now. Although this software claims that it is an "award winning registry cleaning tool that deep cleans, repairs and optimizes your system registry," we must tell you that this is just one of those totally useless registry cleaners and supposed PC optimizers we have seen a lot of in the past years. Smart Registry Care, Advanced-PCFixer, and Magic PC Cleaner are only some of these programs that are practically worthless because whatever they claim to do and may not even do right is just not enough to improve your PC performance in any visible way or make it more secure. We have labeled this software as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) because it does not pose as a threat to your system security as such but it can deceive you with fake scan results and may push you to buy the full version. This means that you could waste some of your hard-earned dollars if you fall for its tactics. We believe that it is important that you remove Pro Pc Cleaner from your system before your bank account gets a bit lighter.
This PUP was created by Rainmakers Software, LLC., and has an official page at propccleaner.com. The truth is, it is hard to believe that anyone in their right mind would click this URL in a search results page when looking for a PC cleaner because the majority of the results right on the first page may be about how to remove Pro Pc Cleaner from your computer. It makes more sense that a security-minded user would want to see those links first that claim that this a just another PUP and potential threat to your system rather than rush to download it from its promotional webpage. This official site is quite simple, to be frank. You can directly download the installer by clicking on either the "Start Scan" or the "Download" button. However, you may be surprised to find that once the installer is downloaded, it may get flagged as "dangerous" by your up-to-date browser. Now, this is quite suspicious and already should be enough for you to want to delete Pro Pc Cleaner from your system or stop you from wanting to install it. But there is more to this PUP.
It is quite possible that this useless software can also be found spreading in freeware bundles as this distribution method is used by publishers of such PUPs to push their product. However, this PUP will be the least of your worries if you download a bundle that may contain all kinds of malware infections as well, including adware programs, browser hijackers, Trojans, fake alerts, and even ransomware programs. If you do not recall installing this questionable software, it is quite likely that you installed it as a bundled version. You may want to download a free program and end up with a package of tools that you did not even ask for. Most of the time you could opt out if you are cautious enough and read each installation screen carefully. But this is where most inexperienced users lose this battle because they want their free program as fast as possible so they usually choose the quick installation option and may never be prompted about the browser setting changes and the additional programs to be installed by default. This is how most users actually infect their system. Of course, you can also drop such a bundle when you click on unsafe third-party content while browsing or when your system is infected with adware. We strongly recommend that after you delete Pro Pc Cleaner from your computer, you run a reliable malware scanner to find all threats on board.
This PUP operates exactly like most of its peers. The main idea behind this software is that it offers you free system scan and it returns with hundreds and thousands of issues. Some of these will be critical and claim to require immediate action. However, when you try to clean or fix these alleged errors, you will end up having to buy the full version. You should know that most of these issues could be made-up just to scare you enough to want to pay for the full version. This is a rather deceitful marketing technique that should not be tolerated by anyone when it comes to PUPs. Although we cannot claim that this software means direct danger to your computer in any way, it is no use to you either because it will not make your computer any faster really. These are very simple functions that this PUP can perform, which can be done manually by a more experienced user as well. Even Microsoft does not approve of such tools that claim to clean up and fix the registry so that should make you think, too. When you finally decide to remove Pro Pc Cleaner from your system, as a last attempt to push you to keep it and purchase the full version, this PUP offers you to fix some of the critical issues and optimize your registry for free. Still, we hope that this will not sway you and you will be determined enough to act.
As you can expect from an unreliable program, this PUP cannot be easily uninstalled in one go. Of course, it is worth running its uninstaller via Control Panel as the first step. But then, you also need to clean up the leftovers manually. Please follow our instructions below if you feel you can do this on your own. Please note that this process involves removing registry keys, which has its own risks if you are not an experienced user. Making any mistakes while editing the registry could have serious consequences so only do this if you know what you are doing. Keep in mind that there could be way more serious threats on your system that also need your attention and action. We advise you to install a reliable anti-malware program like SpyHunter to be able to automatically protect your PC against all known threats.