Potentially Unwanted Application

ExploreActivity removal

ExploreActivity is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that installs on Mac computers. While it may be promoted as a legitimate program, its questionable behaviour and installation methods are why it’s classified as PUP by a lot of anti-virus programs.

Apple Platform Security fake alerts

What are Apple Platform Security fake alerts
Apple Platform Security fake alerts are scam messages that falsely claim that there are viruses on your Mac computer. It’s essentially a tech-support scam that wants you to call the displayed phone number to supposedly receive professional tech-support from Apple technicians. However, if you were to call, you’d be connected to professional scammers who…

Remove FreeCodecPack Virus

FreeCodecPack is advertised as program for viewing various file formats, but is classified as adware by anti-virus programs due to its questionable behaviour and distribution methods. While users refer to it as a virus due to its behaviour, it’s not actually a malicious threat. However, it’s also not something that should be kept installed on the computer.

Should you remove Driver Tonic

Driver Tonic is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), advertised as a system optimization tool that will update system drivers. It’s one of those fake system optimizers that install without explicit permission and try to trick users into purchasing full versions. While Driver Tonic may promise to enhance a computer’s performance, it’s not actually useful in any way.

Remove MPlayerX virus

What is MPlayerX virus
MPlayerX virus refers to a free video player MPlayerX. It is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) due to its installation methods and behaviour. While it’s technically not a correct classification, many users refer to it as virus. It doesn’t seem to be particularly harmful but it’s not harmless either, hence the classification PUP. It can…

What is PC Reviver and Why you need to remove it

What is PC Reviver
PC Reviver is advertised as a system optimization program but is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) by some anti-virus programs. The program is promoted as a tool to repair, optimize and maintain a computer, and offers features such as startup managing, registry cleaning, windows updating, duplicates finding, driver updating, etc. It’s essentially a program that…

Why you need to remove Ashampoo WinOptimizer

What is Ashampoo WinOptimizer
Ashampoo WinOptimizer refers to a system optimization program WinOptimizer developed by Ashampoo. System optimizers are programs that try to improve the computer’s performance but are rarely of any actual use to users. This particular system optimizer is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) due to its questionable features and tendency to exaggerate scan results to encourage…

Internet Optimizer Removal Steps

What is Internet Optimizer?
Internet Optimizer is an ad-supported application that continuously runs in the background and floods you with unreliable ads. It is linked to DyFuCa spyware that is used to steal users’ personal information. Although the main purpose of the adware is to expose users to various advertisements, it also functions as a malware downloader and installer. The program is…