SmartPCFix is a system optimizer that promises to scan your computer, identify threats and fix them in order to make it function quicker and more efficient. Yet it does not find any true viruses, Trojans or other malware. Moreover, it might mark harmless files as malicious, removing of which would even damage your computer‘s functioning. Usually one‘s PC gets infected with a free version of SmartPCFix which causes automatic system scans and pop-up alerts informing about threats found. Moreover, you will be encouraged to purchase a full version of the program.
Even though SmartPCFix might look very professional, offering such services like Registry Cleaner, Windows Cleaner, Privacy Cleaner, Trace Cleaner and RAM Cleaner, you should not get tricked by its interface design. It is nothing more than useless software. After a scan is completed and, as a rule of thumb, thousands of files are marked as harmful, you are pointed to click on a Repair button. If you do that, you will be taken to another page and asked to Upgrade & Repair. For this you will have to provide your name, address, email, credit card information, and pay 29.95 USD for the supposedly useful tool.
An examples of detected “problems” are entries of non-functional links to downloaded files from your history in registry, which are completely normal to have. So, it will detect trivial things in your system and claim these are problems. In fact fixing them won”t bring performance or stability improvements whateversort.
Do not get tempted to spend your money, rather remove SmartPCFix trial version from your computer. You should be able to uninstall it from Control Panel Add and Remove programs list. If you cannot find the application there or face difficulties when uninstalling it, use Spyhunter. It will deal with the program automatically. Even if you could uninstall SmartPCFix manually, it is recommended to scan your computer using a reliable antimalware tool after removal is completed to ensure the remaining entries of the application are deleted.
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