Win Tuneup Pro - How to remove?

 
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Developers that lack knowledge and skills to produce sophisticated security tools often focus on creating low-quality system optimizers, supposedly fixing Windows Registry errors. Somehow, this direction has managed to be embraced by a number of companies, but most of the production has been identified as rogue. Win Tuneup Pro optimizer is highly recommended by its founders, suggesting that their product opts to delete outdated registry keys that are simply taking up space. In addition to that, if there are any errors in the entries, Win Tuneup Pro is capable of solving those issues so your device would run smoothly once again. However, we have convincing evidence to doubt that his application is capable of providing legitimate services. If you visit the home page of Win Tuneup Pro and click “Buy now”, you are going to be transferred to a page where Mac Purifier can be downloaded from. We have not written an article about this rogue security application, but we have uploaded a review about PC Purifier which is meant to serve Windows operating systems. Mac Purifier is exactly the same thing, only targeting Mac OS. Do not trust any of these applications as they will only opt to trick you.

‘Perks’ of Win Tuneup Pro

Win Tuneup Pro should not be considered a reliable security tool which will improve and speed up your device. This piece of software is nothing but a rogue one, attempting to slither money out of its users. Win Tuneup Pro takes advantage of strategies that are very commonly exploited by scareware: it is going to run scans to find errors in your system, and we have reason to believe that the amount of flaws is going to exceed your expectations. Ironically, even if you scan a fresh version of Windows, rogue might still somehow detect concerning number of issues. This is simply because Win Tuneup Pro wishes to empower a belief that your system is in danger and that the full version of Win Tuneup Pro is the only software that has the capacities to help. If you have little knowledge about security software programs and have no idea about the differing factors between reliable and fake applications, you are surely to be confused after Win Tuneup Pro makes frightening statements.

However, before downloading any type of software, you should always make sure that its quality is not questioned by former users or security researchers. Win Tuneup Pro is a security tool which has to be defeated by a legitimate security software. Win Tuneup Pro might be detected as a PUP, which is the most presumable category for it to belong to. A free version of this rogue system optimizer can be distributed in various questionable file-sharing center, but its homepage does not seem to promote it. As we have mentioned, it urges people to download Mac Purifier, another vile program you should refuse to install or worse, buy. Wasting money on such a program is an ill-considered verdict. We advise you to select more reliable tools to guarantee your cybersecurity is not jeopardized.

Win Tuneup Pro is prepared for landing

Win Tuneup Pro can sneak upon you in a couple of specific ways. First, it can come bundled with other free applications. You might notice recommendations to install additional programs during installation processes that frequently feature a bunch of potentially unwanted programs. Software that is forced to be distributed in such way can be assumed to be unreliable or simply of a poor-quality, meaning that people do not voluntarily download them. However, when such applications secretively enter computer devices, they are able to modify Windows Registry keys and run silently in the background. After your computer is rebooted, system optimizers are very likely to display a window, recommending user to run a scan. If this is not the first time you download a potentially unwanted program, you should become aware of a couple of tricks to make this time the last one. For installation processes, always opt to for advanced/custom modes: they will help you refuse additional programs that might be suggested.

Win Tuneup Pro has to be removed, we hope you understood that. Reimage, Spyhunter and Malwarebytes have reliable features and will not disappoint anyone, looking for protection from malware. It will efficiently detect all of the threats that might be present in a system. A step-by-step guide to get rid of this PUP yourself can be found below.


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Manual removal of Win Tuneup Pro PUP

How to remove Win Tuneup Pro using Windows Control Panel

Many hijackers and adware like Win Tuneup Pro install some of their components as regular windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
  • Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel (Windows 8);
    Control panel
  • Choose Uninstall Program;
    Programs and features
  • Go through a list of programs and select entries related to Win Tuneup Pro .
    Remove toolbars
  • Click uninstall button.
    Uninstall
  • In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter or Reimage to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection.
    Scan with spyhunter
This method will not remove some of browser plugins therefore proceed to the next part of the removal guide.
Removing Win Tuneup Pro from your browsers

  Top Remove malicious extensions from Internet Explorer

  • Press on the Gear icon→Manage Add-ons.
    Add-on
  • Go through Toolbars and extensions. Remove everything related to Win Tuneup Pro and items you do not know that are made not by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Oracle or Adobe.
    Disable add-ons
  • Close the Options.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Win Tuneup Pro, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Press on the Gear icon->Internet Options.
    Internet options
  • Choose the Advanced tab and click on the Reset button.
    Reset settings
  • Select a Delete personal settingscheckbox and click on the Reset button.
    Reset approve
  • Click on the Close button on the confirmation box, then close your browser.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Win Tuneup Pro from Chrome

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Google Chrome window. Select “Settings”.
    Open settings
  • Click “Extensions” on the left menu bar.
  • Go through the extensions list and remove programs you do not need, especially similar to Win Tuneup Pro. Click on the trash bin icon next to Win Tuneup Pro or other add-ons you want to remove.
    Remove extensions
  • Press on the “Remove” button on the Confirmation window.
    Remove approve
  • If unsure, you can disable them temporarily.
    Disable extension
  • Restart Chrome.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Win Tuneup Pro, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on Chrome’s menu button (three horizontal lines) and select Settings.
    Open settings
  • Scroll to the end of the page and click on the Reset settings button.
    Reset settings
  • Click on the Reset button on the confirmation box.
    Reset approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Win Tuneup Pro from Firefox

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla window and select the “Add-ons” icon (or press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard).
    Select add-on
  • Go through Extensions and Addons list, remove everything Win Tuneup Pro related and items you do not recognise. If you do not know the extension and it is not made by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe then you probably do not need it.
    Remove add-on

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Win Tuneup Pro, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla Firefox window. Click on the Help button.
    Help button
  • Choose Troubleshooting Information on the Help menu.
    Troubleshooting
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button.
    Refresh firefox
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button on the confirmation box. Mozilla Firefox will close and change the settings to default.
    Refresh firefox approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

How to remove Win Tuneup Pro from Microsoft Edge:  Top


Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 1)

  • Open Microsoft Edge and click on More actions button (three dots at the top right corner of the screen), then choose Settings.
    Open settings
  • In the Settings window, click Choose what to clear button.
    Choose clear
  • Select everything that you want to remove and click Clear.
    Clear browsing data
  • Right click on Start and choose Task manager.
    Open task manager
  • In the Processes tab right click on Microsoft Edge and select Go to details.
    Go to details
  • In the Details look for entries named Microsoft Edge, right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries.
    End Edge task

If the first method didn't work for you, follow the steps of advanced method below. Make sure you backup your data before completing these steps.

Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 2)

  • Navigate to the following folder: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe Select all of the entries in this folder, right click on them and select Delete.
    Delete files
  • Click Start button and type in “Windows power”. Right click on the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator.
    Open powershell
  • When Administrator: Windows PowerShell window appears on your screen, paste in this line after PS: cd C:\WINDOWS\system32 and press Enter: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml" -Verbose}
    Run command
Once you finish these steps, Win Tuneup Pro should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

  Top Removing Win Tuneup Pro from Safari (Mac OS X)

  • Click on the Safari menu.
  • Choose Preferences.
    Open preferences
  • Click on the Extensions Tab.
  • Click on the Uninstall button near the Win Tuneup Pro. Remove all other unknown or suspicious entries too. If you are not sure whether you need the extension or not, you can simply uncheck the Enable check-box to disable the extension temporarily.
    Extensions
  • Restart Safari.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Win Tuneup Pro, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Reset Safari.
    Choose reset
  • Select which options you want to reset (usually all of them come preselected) and click on the Reset button.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

         
February 8, 2017 05:37, March 10, 2017 01:55
 

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