What is Cleaner Pro?
Cleaner Pro is yet another scam by cyber criminals to cheat Internet users. It is a potentially unwanted and harmful program which pretends like a legit maintenance tool for Windows computer. The program claims to scan and fix PC errors. On its official website it defines various features like privacy protection, system optimization, speed booster, cleaner, and malware remover. However these claims are fake but an innocent Internet user can be easily tricked into these endorsements and download the program (at least free trial) on their computer. Whereas, many users can find this program on their computer unexpectedly, without downloading or installation of this program in their consent. It is a malicious program and security experts have categorized Cleaner Pro as a fake security program with malicious impacts on Windows computer and Internet users.
Deceptive Installation Methods used by Cleaner Pro
Apart from fake endorsement through official, hacked and 2nd rated sponsored websites, the developers of Cleaner Pro malware also using other deceptive and stealth methods to distribute this infection over Internet.
Soofed Emails with attachment file : It is very old and traditional method to distribute malware on targeted computer, but is still effective. It avail bad practice by online users to open Spam email and looking into the attachment files or following links on the attachment. Users follow the instruction to view contents of the attached files and activate this malicious program on their computer in background.
Bundled Freeware – Bundling of free software has been used for marketing purpose but cyber criminals have been using it for distribution of malicious programs and PC threats. Cleaner Pro also comes bundled with certain popular freeware and downloading of such bundled freeware activate this infection on your computer.
Negative Impacts of Cleaner Pro
Cleaner Pro is a fake security program which lure online users to download at least free trial or get stealthy installation with crafty methods. Anyhow if once it get activation on any targeted computer then it start to display fake scan reports on the computer. It try to make convenience that the PC has many severe issues and malware infection and the user needs to fix all these. It provoke users to purchase license version of the product and quickly solve the issues on their computer. The user get a rogue security software on their computer if make payment against Cleaner Pro license and money goes in vain. On the other hand the user on compromised computer faces extreme torments due to malicious activities of this malicious program. The PC get more infection due to caused vulnerabilities by the awful and damaging properties of fake security program. Sluggish and degraded PC performance, high risk of privacy invade and activation of several malware are the most dangerous impacts of this program. So as soon as possible, the users should uninstall Cleaner Pro from computer system.
How to Uninstall Cleaner Pro from Compromised System
Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from Cleaner Pro
(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)
Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives
Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the Cleaner Pro extensions which is to be deleted
Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking Cleaner Pro. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC
Don’t forget to given your feedback or submit any question if you have any doubt regarding Cleaner Pro or its removal process