Qbit Clean Pro is categorized as a potentially unwanted program, this is why some security blogs and anti-malware scanners shorten this term as PUP. Technically speaking, Qbit Clean Pro is not a virus, but it definitely does not help your computer in terms of fixing its real errors or cleaning items that are definitely worth cleaning.
Qbit Clean Pro Pup quicklinks
- How did Qbit Clean Pro become the part of your PC
- The behavior of the PC with Qbit Clean Pro installed
- How to remove Qbit Clean Pro completely
- Automatic Malware removal tools
- How to remove Qbit Clean Pro PUP using Windows Control Panel
It does not optimize system performance either. What it does it simply imitating system scanning, nevertheless, the scan results are fabricated and contain absolutely fake reports that do not really coincide with real system status. So what is the point of such application? Well, they would try to convince you that there is something wrong with your system and that this program can solve the problem. However, to do that, you will be asked to purchase a premium version of this application.
We have analyzed various rogue and potentially unwanted applications, such as Smart Mac Booster, Advanced Clean Pro, or System Clean Pro, so we know how to remove such applications and keep your computer secured.
How did Qbit Clean Pro become the part of your PC
Qbit Clean Pro belongs to the family of fake system optimization utilities and there are other similar applications of such kind. For example, Qbit Optimizer Pro, Qbit PC Speedup, Qbit System Care, – all these programs look pretty much the same according to their interface and behavior.
They all integrate the option to call Toll Free 24*7 number 844-394-7312. The applications are advertised through different landing pages, however, what is definitely similar about them all is the way they are distributed.
There is certain adware involved in this process that produces unexpected pop-ups and redirections to web-pages that advertise Qbit Clean Pro and its other variations. Very few users would personally agree to visit the landing page of this program, download and install it. So, obviously, adware is directly involved in its promotion mechanism.
The behavior of the PC with Qbit Clean Pro installed
There are several promises Qbit Clean Pro makes to trick users into interacting with it. For example, it indicates that it scans Windows for malware/PUP threats, provides you with a solution to enhance system performance, helps you to fix system/user software related issues, and, finally, solve problems with startup/uninstall and user items. It is definitely great when there is some excellent software that can perform such improvements, but the promises of Qbit Clean Pro are actually overestimated by its developers. The application is not able to detect and remove malware from the system. Neither is it capable of protecting the PC from virus intrusion attempts.
Qbit Clean Pro while scanning the computer will report the multitude of allegedly identified issues, however, it will additionally mention that you ought to first obtain its license before you can get these troubles resolved. It is definitely not a problem to get some good, paid software that can boost the performance of your PC.
The problem though is that Qbit Clean Pro does not act as it is advertised. Many issues it identifies as threats are not really ones that may cause any troubles for the PC. We tested Qbit Clean Pro to delete serious adware from our real infected computer and Qbit Clean Pro failed even to report this adware. So, definitely, be careful when facing all such reports given by Qbit Clean Pro. It is always a good idea not to hurry up purchasing it but instead to first look for information on what Google Search says about Qbit Clean Pro and how good or bad it really is.
How to remove Qbit Clean Pro completely
While performing the suspicious activity in the system, Qbit Clean Pro may additionally download more dubious utilities. It is never safe to tolerate this program. As soon as it is active, the computer will remain vulnerable before numerous unexpected attacks on the part of other tricky and even dangerous software.
To avoid such things from happening, Qbit Clean Pro must be deleted right away. Manual removal of this software is definitely possible, for this purpose you may access the Control Panel and check for Qbit Clean Pro in the list of available programs, from where it can be deleted. Instructions on how to perform manual removal of Qbit Clean Pro can be found below.
Yet, this method does not guarantee that it will eliminate the adware that caused Qbit Clean Pro intrusion in the first place. Automatic and complex system cleanup will be more effective in both removing all possible unwanted utilities and protecting your PC from unauthorized software installations. To do so, you need to download and scan your computer with Spyhunter.
Automatic Malware removal tools
How to remove Qbit Clean Pro PUP using Windows Control PanelMany hijackers and adware like Qbit Clean Pro PUP install some of their components as regular Windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from the Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
- Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel and then press Enter (Windows 8, Windows 10).
- Choose Uninstall Program (if you don't see it, click in the upper right next to "View by" and select Category).
- Go through the list of programs and select entries related to Qbit Clean Pro PUP . You can click on "Name" or "Installed On" to reorder your programs and make Qbit Clean Pro PUP easier to find.
- Click the Uninstall button. If you're asked if you really want to remove the program, click Yes.
- In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection.