BoostSpeed Unwanted Program

BoostSpeed is a PC optimizer and a potentially unwanted program. It promises to help make your computer run better, but this is unlikely to materialize. Many of BoostSpeed’s features are redundant or unlikely to be helpful. It might be better to remove BoostSpeed from your computer. At least, it’s important to be aware of the … Continued

Boravid Extension virus

Boravid features qualities that would allow to categorise it as adware or/and browser hijacker infection, but since it’s not clear which category is more suitable for it, let’s just name it as PUP (potentially unwanted program). It’s not difficult to tell whether your computer is infected with it or not – advertisements delivered by this … Continued

Browser Broker

Browser Broker, also known as Browser_Broker.exe, is an integral component of the official Microsoft Edge browser. As soon the browser is active, Browser_Broker.exe will be displayed in the list of running processes when you open the Task Manager application. Its typical location is C:\Windows\System32. If you prefer to use this particular browser as the default … Continued is a browser hijacker that comes with the Website Security Checker extension. takes over your default search engine and it scans the URLs of the sites that you’re on. Although it’s promoted as a security tool for your browser, it behaves like an advertising program. You can remove by uninstalling Website Security Checker. About … Continued

BugSplat Virus

BugSplat is referred to as a third-party crash report utility. Its purpose is to assist software developers in the proper understanding of why exactly the specific program was terminated. BugSplat pop-up messages may be very multiple and obviously are displayed in an intrusive way. For this reason, many people tend to describe the problem as … Continued

Carambis Cleaner PUP

Carambis Cleaner is a suspicious software promising its customers to clean the system and essentially optimize its speed and performance. It is supposed to perform the cleanup of the system and temporary files, as well as browser and registry cleanup. Considering its design and the advertised features, the program looks like useful software worth paying … Continued

Carambis Driver Updater PUP

Carambis Driver Updater is one of many automatic driver-updating software tools that are available for Windows users — unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be any more useful than the other ones. Carambis might try to convince you to buy the paid version by showing you supposed problems with your device drivers but you should really … Continued

Chedot browser Ads

Chedot is a Windows browser based on Chromium, the open-source project that’s used by innovators, established browsers (like Edge and Opera), as well as companies trying to promote their own product. The latter is the case for Chedot — a functional browser that exists to promote Chedot’s online products. Chedot boasts of double the download … Continued

Chris-PC Game Booster

Chris-PC Game Booster is a PC optimizer, as well as a potentially unwanted program. Chris-PC Game Booster gets flagged by antivirus programs for bundling a spyware program and for its potentially deceptive features. It is not malicious, but you may want to think twice before using it. Abut Chris-PC Game Booster: Type of threat Adware, … Continued

ChrisPC Free Video Converter

ChrisPC Free Video Converter is a potentially unwanted Windows program. Its biggest problem is that it promotes programs that are widely considered malicious and are detected by quite a few antivirus scanners. ChrisPC Free Video Converter itself doesn’t seem to be dangerous, but those who installed it really ought to review their computer for malware. … Continued

Chromium malware

First things first, we should mention that Chromium is totally legitimate web browser project. You can find it at Chromium Browser project website. This is an open source version of Google Chrome web browser and has plenty of valid uses. However, cyber users are using it (sometimes with exactly same name) on the software that … Continued

Chromium Shield Browser

Chromium Shield is a dubious web browser that hijacks users’ searches. Despite being based on the reputable Chromium project, Chromium Shield is likely the work of online scammers and should not be trusted. You can uninstall it – and you should take the opportunity to check your device for other infections. About Chromium Shield: Type … Continued

CleanMyPC by MacPaw

CleanMyPC is a relatively well-reviewed PC optimizer that nevertheless is flagged by many anti-malware programs as Adware, Riskware, and even a Trojan (). It’s fine to use CleanMyPC if you like it, but it’s also worth considering why it’s considered so risky to use. The reasons for CleanMyPC’s detections include misleading scan results, constant and … Continued

Cleanup My Mac

Cleanup My Mac is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) imitating Mac optimization through fixing various stated problems. The information provided in the reports by Cleanup My Mac is absolutely faulty. If you install this application on a brand new Mac computer, it will still report many bugs that supposedly require to be immediately fixed. However, … Continued Search Redirects is a website that can search the web. It has no useful features, but it offers tokens that users might be able to exchange for prizes. has a few problems, though. It’s not good for privacy and it’s been promoted by certain malicious websites. This doesn’t mean that is harmful. But it’s … Continued

Complete System Care

Complete System Care is a potentially unwanted program, scareware, and a bundler. It’s not a good program to use if you want to get more performance out of your system – it’s more likely to waste your time with bogus detections and more junkware installations. Complete System Care might look somewhat professional, and yeat, many . … Continued

CompuClever PC TuneUp Pro

CompuClever PC TuneUp Pro is a PC optimizer program that promises to enhance a computer’s performance, reduce errors, and offer support. It’s for Windows PCs and is very similar to PC TuneUp Maestro — made by the same company and distributed on the same website. So, though this post is about Pro, a lot of … Continued

Converters Now Toolbar

Converters Now Toolbar (ConvertersNow) is a browser extension that, even though it looks like a useful tool, should not be used by those who value their privacy. Officially, it is listed as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and should not be kept installed on a computer. This Converters Now add-on is basically adware that’s not concerned with … Continued New Tab is a file converter in the form of a browser add-on. Because of how it treats web searches and is associated with other low-reputation sites, is considered a potentially unwanted program – PUP. If you didn’t install yourself, you might want to remove this browser add-on and regain control over your browser. There are better … Continued

CornerSunshine PUP

CornerSunshine is a beautiful name for a not so wonderful application. This program is promoted as an online optimization tool for the display of weather forecasts. The weather in our age is as unpredictable as a pregnant woman because of all that global warming stuff, etc. So it’s always good to know whether to wear … Continued

CPU Guardian

Having a computer nowadays is a must, just like taking care of it. No matter how precautious and organized you are when using your Windows, eventually, the time will come when it will start slowing down and you’ll need to somehow clean the junk files, browser data or remove a threat. And for that, the online market … Continued

CyboScan PC Optimizer

In the official website of CyboScan PC Optimizer, the tool is identified as the most ideal system cleaner. Its safe but precise cleaning process will regulate devices and help them perform without malfunctions. The tool will supposedly fix a ton of issues, beginning from out-dated registry keys, management of startup files and ending with annoying … Continued Ads and Redirects

Do you see ads for in your search results? Does randomly open in your web browser? It’s a mild annoyance that’s indicative of a bigger problem: an adware infection or a browser hijacker. There is probably a program messing with your browser and injecting ads or changing your search settings. Check your computer … Continued

Defencebyte Computer Optimizer

Defencebyte Computer Optimizer is a potentially unwanted program. It is flagged by a few antivirus scanners. Defencebyte, the company behind this optimizer, has a bit of a reputation of tricking people into paying for unnecessary software. On its own, Defencebyte Computer Optimizer is not very useful and is actually somewhat unstable, so I recommend looking … Continued

Device Doctor Potentially Unwanted Program

Device Doctor, a driver updating program, is considered to be potentially unwanted by a few cybersecurity vendors. Even though it looks like it might be useful, its features are very unnecessary. Though Device Doctor is not dangerous or harmful, you should think twice before installing it. Device Doctor in short: Classification Potentially unwanted program. Problems with … Continued


DirAnalyze might look like useful tool, dedicated to optimize your computer. It is supposed to analyse your hard drive, detect duplicated files and enhance overall performance of the device. In order to do that successfully, collected data is sent to the remote servers in Russia. The problem is that the program encrypts information before it … Continued

Direct Game UNI Installer

Direct Game UNI Installer is an installer for free programs, often used by a free games website. Direct Game UNI Installer is not a serious malicious program, but it might cause a little trouble by bringing potentially unwanted programs to your computer. If you find Direct Game UNI Installer on your computer, it’s recommended to … Continued Ads is a search engine by Ask Media Group. Or rather, it looks like a search engine (a site for searching the internet) but behaves more like an advertising site. It’s promoted by and it promotes browser hijackers (extensions that make unwanted changes in your web browser). On its own, is not dangerous, but … Continued

Directions Whiz PUP

Directions Whiz toolbar is available for free on the official website. The browser-enhancing tool has been developed by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. As suggested by its name, the application provides services concerning online maps and route-planning. Under the Free Download/Click To Install button there is a notification in a small font, which recommends reading … Continued

Discover Live Radio PUP

Discover Live Radio toolbar has been released by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. It is a browser extension, which is supposed to provide the user with the functionality of listening to a number of radio stations right from his homepage. The toolbar is, actually, packed with another extension, which is supposed to provide the web search … Continued

Disk Optimizer Pro

Disk Optimizer Pro is a fake optimization tool that is supposed to enhance your computer’s performance, but in fact it’s a useless utility that will only slow down your PC’s performance and try to get some money from your. If you are constantly annoyed by scans of Disk Optimizer Pro, you should get rid of … Continued

DLLEscort Malware

DLLEscort is a malicious program that should be removed as quickly as possible. It promises to help keep PCs fast and clean. But it presents users with dishonest and alarmist scan results in order to scare them into paying for its full version. DLLEscort is basically scareware. Because of its malicious behavior, DLLEscort’s installer is … Continued


Missing or corrupted dll files can impair the functioning of some important software and can be very concerning if you’ve never seen an error like that before. Luckily, it happens rarely and is not a difficult problem to fix yourself. But that’s not something that DllKit PRO, a predatory and dishonest application, wants you to … Continued

Dr. Wolf Antivirus

Dr. Wolf Antivirus is a potentially unwanted program — — and a system optimizer for Windows and Android. This article is about the Windows version. “Dr. Wolf Internet Security” is advertised as a program able to remove some very dangerous viruses and constantly monitor the computer’s security. However, it has earned a reputation for being … Continued

Driver Fixer

Driver Fixer is a driver-updating utility for the PC that’s associated with illegitimate advertising networks and acts as a trojan horse for other malicious programs. Driver Fixer, like many other driver-updating utilities floating online, should not be given access to your computer because it’s just not safe. Luckily, Driver Fixer is detected and quarantined by … Continued

Driver Magic Unwanted Program

Driver Magic is a PC utility that promises to make your computer run better, faster, and smoother. It’s a driver updater that also has some PC cleaner features. It’s also a potentially unwanted program whose installer gets flagged by antivirus scanners as Riskware. It’s recommended to avoid Driver Magic. It’s not needed to update your … Continued

Driver Maximizer

The speed of computer is a feature that many users desire to increase. Driver Maximizer tries to take advantage of this intention and offers ways for computer to work more efficient or use fewer resources. About Driver Maximizer Driver Maximizer is ascribed to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that triggers curious behavior of your … Continued

Driver Navigator

Driver Navigator virus refers to the fact that this driver-manager can be downloaded together with other software applications. To be more specific, it can be received through bundled software and be installed without permission, just like Master PC Cleaner. Easeware Technology Limited is the owner of this tool and promises to exceed users‘ expectations with … Continued

Driver Restore

Driver Restore is a software application, created as an optimization tool for Windows system drivers. Owners of this product noticed a specific field that was, according to them, missing something. Free-of-charge drivers were indicated to be all over the Internet, but their convenience raised some doubts for developers that decided to construct a new program. … Continued

Driver Reviver

Driver Reviver is an optimization tool, generated by ReviverSoft developers. We began our investigation by reading reviews from former clients of this company and we have to say that negative feedback is clearly dominating. Majority of the comments tell stories of people that have been scammed or tricked into installing this system-management application. People have … Continued

Driver Support

Driver Support is a software product for the Windows operating system that should help users update their drivers, optimize performance, and perform a few other utility functions. It’s also a program that appears on people’s computers unexpectedly and starts displaying error pop-ups and performing unwanted scans. Drivers are little interfaces that allow your operating system … Continued

Driver Talent

You may know Driver Talent as a helpful program that allows you to manage drivers all in one place the way you desire – reinstall, uninstall, restore and backup or etc. It claims to be free, but in reality, it tries to push the PRO version for $19.95 as much as they can, often exaggerating the … Continued

Driver Tonic PUP

Driver Tonic is a driver update and registry cleaner application. It is a utility promoted by its official pages and and it can be distributed through freeware downloads. Upon installation, Driver Tonic scans your PC to identify the drivers that it believes need to be updated and registry issues that it thinks need … Continued

Driver Update Plus virus

Driver Update Plus is a potentially unwanted program that advertises itself as an effective tool that manages software by providing necessary updates for related drivers. It also claims to support system back-up and restoration if things go wrong. Basically, it is a typical system optimizer that pretends to have miraculous features that will turn your … Continued

Driver Updater Plus

Driver Updater Plus software has a slogan: keep your computer running at peak performance. Unfortunately, we are going to shatter your hopes all over the floor and remind you that not all system optimizers are born to serve their future users. A frightening number of rogue anti-spyware or other programs manage to crack some holes … Continued

Driver Whiz Virus

Can Driver Whiz be categorized as a top-level virus? Probably not. Is it an unwanted and misleading program? Definitely. It is full of false positives – the intention is to create tension and scare the user, then convince him to purchase the solution to this problem, which happens to be a premium version of Driver … Continued

DriverAgent Plus

DriverAgent Plus is a tool for Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP operating systems and its creators are, Inc. Creators of this software pledge that their clients will be allowed to update their outdated drivers to the latest versions. It also can function as a download manager, driver backup, schedule manager and stand-alone … Continued


DriverDoc is advertised as a helpful tool that can quickly locate the latest drivers specific to your PC through its access to an extensive database. The developers of the program mention that the utility will update all drivers that are out-of-date and will perform automatic updates periodically. At first glance, it looks like DriverDoc is … Continued

DriverHub PUP

DriverHub is a program that claims to offer an easy way to update Windows drivers safely and for free. But it actually bundles promoted programs with its installation and is itself a potentially unwanted program that is detected as malicious by multiple antivirus applications. DriverHub has a simple and minimalistic interface. Once installed, this program … Continued


DriverMax is a driver updater that’s supposed to improve PC performance by installing the latest drivers. Though DriverMax is not malicious, it is problematic enough that people should avoid it. Most people don’t benefit from using a third-party driver updater like DriverMax instead of relying on Microsoft Windows to install new drivers. DriverMax is a … Continued

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