Potentially Unwanted Application

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…

Remove Segurazo Antivirus

What is Segurazo Antivirus
Segurazo Antivirus is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that is advertised as a useful anti-virus program. While it’s not a malicious program, Segurazo Antivirus exhibits suspicious behaviour, thus is classified as a potentially unwanted program. It can install via freeware bundles without users even noticing, and then proceeds to try to convince them that the computer is…

Why you need to remove HomeGuard Parental Control

What is HomeGuard
HomeGuard is advertised as a parental control program, but is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It’s not malware, nor is it malicious so it will not harm your computer. However, its questionable distribution methods are why the program is classified as a PUP. It will install via freeware bundles without getting your explicit permission, and programs…

Shuz to me on the guz 333 virus

What is Shuz to me on the guz 333 virus
Shuz to me on the guz 333 virus refers to a potentially unwanted program (PUP) with adware and browser hijacker features. It’s a very annoying, albeit not a particularly dangerous infection. It will make changes to your browser settings and constantly show you a notification with the text “Shuz to me on the…

How to remove Exe.io

What is Exe.io?
Exe.io is a potentially unwanted application that uses intrusive advertising techniques. Once the adware accesses your system, the unreliable domain starts inserting various adverts into the visited pages. It does not matter which web browsers the user prefers as the adware affects all of them. Although the app shows different fake ads, its main scam is “Your Norton Has Expired…

Driver Support – How to remove

What is Driver Support?
Driver Support refers to a potentially unwanted program (PUP), advertised as a system optimization tool that finds drivers. While it is a somewhat legitimate program, it has a lot of questionable features that annoy users, hence why many refer to the program as Driver Support .…

What is Avlaunch.exe

What is Avlaunch.exe
Avlaunch.exe is a file that belongs to anti-virus program Avast free Anti-virus. As is implied by the file name, Avlaunch.exe is used to launch Avast and is an essential part of the program. The file is unlikely to cause any issues and the reason you’re aware of it is likely because you checked your Task Manager and the…