Potentially Unwanted Application

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…

Remove Win Magician

What is Win Magician
Win Magician is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), advertised as a security program that can supposedly clear your computer of malware and junk. These kinds of PUPs are relatively harmless to the computer but they can scam you. They are made to seem like they’re legitimate security programs but when they’re installed, they show fake scan results…

How to remove PC Power Plus

What is PC Power Plus?
PC Power Plus is promoted as a system optimization tool that can be used to better your system overall performance. It is supposed to find and remove unnecessary files, shortcuts, and other items. Although the application has an official website, where you can download it, the app can also be acquired through other means like software…

What is Driver Navigator?

Despite what its developers, Easeware, may claim, Driver Navigator is classified as a potentially unwanted application. It may be advertised as a useful tool, but, in reality, it performs unreliable scans that show users made up results that are always overwhelmingly negative. This is done in order to trick the user into purchasing the full version of the unwanted program. There…

What is WinZip Malware Protector

What is WinZip Malware Protector
WinZip Malware Protector is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), advertised as a system protection program for Windows computers. PUPs are often disguised as security software and try to trick users into purchasing useless programs by scaring them with scan results. They install on a computer without users noticing and then start showing notifications about supposed…

Why you need to remove CompuClever PC TuneUp

What is CompuClever PC TuneUp?
CompuClever PC TuneUp is an optimization tool that is supposed to improve the overall performance of your computer by eliminating unnecessary files and other items. Unfortunately, the app is categorized as potentially unwanted. It enters computer systems through freeware and shareware bundles. Potentially unwanted apps (PUAs) rarely deliver on their promises and, in most cases, computer users…

Remove AVP Antivirus

What is AVP Antivirus
AVP Antivirus is a rogue anti-virus program that pretends to be legitimate security software. These fake anti-virus programs aim to convince users to buy full versions, and they do that by displaying bogus scan results that show loads of issues and infections on the computer. If users want to solve the detected issues, they are asked to…

Remove Universal PC Care

About Universal PC Care
Universal PC Care is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), advertised as system optimization tool. It’s one of those programs that tries to convince you that your computer is infected with viruses and has loads of issues, and then requests that you buy the full program in order to fix them. It’s essentially a bogus system optimizer. There…

How to remove Auto PC Cleaner 2019 PUP

What is Auto PC Cleaner 2019?
Auto PC Cleaner 2019 is a potentially unwanted application that gets distributed online through freeware and shareware bundles. It is advertised as a tool that can optimize your computer by eliminating unnecessary files, software, and other elements from it. The app is identical to PCVARK, which is also classified as potentially unwanted because of its distribution…

Remove Pro PC Cleaner

What is Pro PC Cleaner
Pro PC Cleaner is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), advertised as a registry cleaner and system optimization tool. The program supposedly helps improve your computer’s performance by deleting unnecessary files. However, it doesn’t really do anything, and before users can fully use it, they are asked to purchase the full version. This is how PUPs of…