Friday, October 18, 2013

Remove PC Performer (Uninstall Guide to Get rid of PC Performer)

True features about PC Performer 

In the first sight of PC Performance, you may think that it is a useful registry cleaner and optimizer program. PC Performer itself also claims that it is has the function to improve the computer performance and fix registry errors. However, in reality, PC Performance is a malicious application which will slow down your computer running speed, change system settings and cause errors in the infected PC.

Once PC Performer invades into the computer, it will create some items on the start-up menu to make itself run automatically when users boot the infected PC. And then this malware will automatically scan the infected PC, and alert you of errors, slow computer, crashes and many other computer issues. 

After PC Performer gets into the PC, obviously, users may notice that the computer is running more and more slowly and sometimes windows get freeze when users are surfing the internet.
All of these problem are caused by PC Performer, however, this tricky virus pretend to find out a lot of system errors and said that the poor computer performance is due to the errors that derive from various software install or uninstall. If you believe this notorious computer virus and click Fix Errors at the bottom of PC Performer, you may be fell into a trap. This virus may lure you and make you buy its software to fix all these problems.

All in all, no matter how authentic PC Performer looks like, you should never believe it to purchase its software. If you do, you just waste money and offer a chance for other kinds of computer viruses to invade into your compromised PC. What you need to do is remove PC Performer as soon as possible. You can follow the manual removal guide as below to get rid of this notorious computer infection.

Name: PC Performer
Type:  malware
Help link:
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Performer\
Estimated size: 11.87 MB

Method one:PC Performer manual removal guide

Step 1: stop all the malicious processes about PC Performer virus
Guide: Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Terminate all the processes about PC Performer

Step 2: show hidden files and folders and delete all the following files.
Guide: click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

Delete all the following files belong to PC Performer
C:\Program files\PC performer\
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start menu\Programs\PC performer\
C:\Program files\24x7Help\
%Programs%\ PC Performer Virus\ PC Performer Virus.lnk

Step 3: open Registry Editor to delete all the vicious registries as below
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC performer Virus\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC performer Virus\DisplayName PC performer Virus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0
If the manual guide is kinda difficult for you, please feel free to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter to drive the self-invited guest away.

Method two: Automatically remove PC Performer with Spyhunter antivirus software:


Step 1: click the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2: follow the instructions to install SpyHunter



Step 3: run SpyHunter to automatically detect and remove PC Performer


Summary: Due to the changeable characters of PC Performer , you cannot be too careful to distinguish the harmful files and registries from the system files and registries. If you have spend too much time in manual removing PC Performer and still not make any progress, you can download and install Spyhunter antivirus software here to remove PC Performer automatically for you.

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