PCkeeper – friend or foe ?

Don’t worry if you are “infected” with this programs . Yes i mean infection in quotation marks cause this programs is not a virus ,but that doesn’t mean it can’t be harmful to your computer . This program is developed to keep your PC “in top notch condition” and protect it from threats – that is what is said in their official website. In internet area , especially in forums PCkeeper is very discussed and opinions are conflicting. This program can be very annoying with pop-up ads coming out  all the time and offer you to buy the licensed version of this “unique” product – only 40$. After the installation of program you will be overflown by messages that will try to persuade you that you have serious issue with windows registry files,malware infections,useless files or etc. Be sure you have useless files , but Windows has built in program that cleans useless files for free . Installation of this software will reflect on your system in a negative way – it may cause system lagging and uncontrollable scanning of your computer . Be sure that internet is very large area and there are many programs that are free and they will be more productive than this application. You do not have to be engineer or rocket scientist to read opinions about some program and download it , but be cautious when a program attached your attention . Be sure that the sites from where you download this application are proved.

PCkeeper

How did i installed this “fancy” software ?

If you are non-native to computers you may be impressed with advertisement of this product and accidentally install it to your PC . You have only yourself to blame for this , but after this article ,we hope you have learned your lesson for any future programs like PCkeeper . There is other way to install this program – without you’re knowing . It’s so called “stealth” installation . It sounds very interesting, cause you want to install definite program – and in parallel with main installation you install several others . To be protected from other “stealth” installations you must pay attention to installers . Whatever you see “Custom” installation click on that option , cause it will provide you opportunity to choose whatever to install or not . So we learned about PCkeeper let’s find out how to remove it .

How to remove “PCkeeper”

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall PCkeeper.
  3. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  4. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing PCKeeper manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

Step by step how to remove PCKeeper from Chrome, Firefox and Internet explorer:

NOTE: If ads still pop-up you may be infected with more add-ons witch you have to remove from your PC.

Manual steps to remove ransomware or malware. How to prevent ransomware or malware.

For now, removing ransomware or malware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don't know one don't worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Spyhunter to remove the virus. The Spyhunter anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers. You can also use full anti-malware program in this case which is the better option because it also offers protection.

How to remove "ransomware or malware"

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.
  1. Download Spyhunter anti-malware.
  1. 2.  After program has been downloaded, double-click to open it. User will have to install the program. Click on Spyhunter.exe to start the process.
User Account Control dialog may appear, asking you to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click "Yes" or "Run" to proceed with the installation. User can also choose variety of languages. Click Ok and the installation will begin with a welcome massage for Spyhunter. Click Next to continue to the next step. User will also have to accept Spyhunter license agreement by clicking on "I accept the agreement" and click Next. Spyhunter will ask user to read important information provided before continuing. Once done click on next to go to the next step. User can choose where to install the program. By default - C:Program FilesEnigma Software GroupSpyHunter. The process will continue and then Spyhunter will install. The installation process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance. Once the installation is done, click Finish.
  1. 3. Update the software before scanning. Once program has been updated go to scan. You can choose from a free trial version or activate license. It is recommended to buy full version as the trial will not protect computer system.
  1. 4. The scan process will begin. The scan process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance.
  1. 5. Once the scan is complete you can choose between delete or quarantine the viruses. The quarantine option is recommended and since the malware is active a reboot will be required to finish process.

Click here for guide of how to uninstall spyhunter.

Decrypt ransomware files.

Good news is that we can now use decryption programs. A lot of security companies like Kasperky lab, bitdefender and more has developed a program that is fully capable of decryption key for ransomware malware. You can find this programs anywhere on the internet but it is strongly suggested to download this programs from official websites. NOTE: It may take a long time for your files to be decrypted depending on your PC performance.