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CleanMyPc : how to Uninstall clean my pc in 21 seconds?

About : "CleanMyPc" is a fake "registry cleaner". It comes up with some catch every time you run a "system cleanup" scan using it.

What is CleanMyPc?

After doing some research on “CleanMyPc”, our research team has determined that this a fake registry cleaner. This cleaner is loaded with some false registry no matter which operating system you are on it would show the same errors in a loop every time you scan your computer using it.

To know the actual condition of your computer try using a legit software like “Free Malware Removal Tool” which would also let you know if your PC is infected with a malware.

“CleanMyPc” is a “potentially unwanted program” (PUP), and its primary objective is to generate revenue for the creators by showing some false registry errors. This program tries to convince people that they have serious trouble on their computer. Then they are supposed to pay money to get it fixed.

“CleanMyPc” is a “scareware” it would first show you errors which your computer does not possess. It's then when it would give you an instant solution, but you have to pay for it, and the issue is fixed before you could even wink. Do you really think setting up a computer to be that simple? This answers it all.

Is CleanMyPC harmful?

Now as we have come to an understanding that this program was specifically designed to make money or you can say steal money by fooling the users.  This program would not infect or threat any of your files. But on the other hand, it would display those annoying ads from the sponsors to make money through a click. This strategy of making money via clicks is called "Pay Per Click" more are the click counts, the more money it makes.

Step-by-step instructions to remove CleanMyPc

  1. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc simultaneously. This will get you the windows task manager. Here, make sure that you are looking into the application tab and now search for CleanMyPC. If present, then select it and click on End Task.
  2. Now you can close the task manager.
  3. Now, we need to open control panel from the start menu or by holding Windows key + R key at the same time. This would bring up the “RUN” box now in this box you need to type control and hit ok.
  4. Here, in the control panel click on Add/Remove program.
  5. This will show the list of all the installed program.
  6. Right Click on CleanMyPc and uninstall this program.

The above mention process is for the computer experts. Follow it if you are aware of your doings.

Steps to be followed to build a robust firewall

Now the simple and the quickest automatic way of removing the PUP program and prevent such programs by creating a robust firewall. By doing this, you will never have to worry about the firewall of your computer. Let us get started.

  1. Initially, you need to download a conventional antivirus software like “McAfee and then get a malware removal tool like “free malware removal tool.
  2. Doing this would enable the advanced firewall. Now, you need to run the scan using both the applications. Initially, this would get rid of all the PUP programs and malicious programs.
  3. Later to maintain a stable firewall, the only thing you will have to do is keep both the programs updated and run a periodic scan to help detect the latest malicious programs.
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