Category Potentially Unwanted Applications

How to remove PUPs (potentially unwanted applications) and badware.

How to uninstall (remove) ScanGuard

ScanGuard is bogus security application, that uses unethical methods for distribution and monetization. It is not considered virus, but potentially unwanted application. It looks like modern security program, but does not provide trial version and shows security alerts, demanding payment for removal. In addition to that it installs search.scanguard.com (or ScanGuard Smart Search) as default search engine and homepage in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

How to uninstall (remove) FlightSearch Toolbar

FlightSearch Toolbar will set toolbar, search engine and homepage of your web browser to its own - Ask.com. You need to remove FlightSearch Toolbar because this adware will make your browsing experience very annoying as FlightSearch Toolbar displays a lot of sponsored advertisement and even disrupts your online searches. This program can be labeled both as an adware and PUP.

How to uninstall (remove) SystemKeeperPro

Developers advertise SystemKeeperPro as a system optimizer. According to them, this all-in-one tool is able to detect, fix system errors, and clean the PC. However, all this statements are false. All this is done only in order to attract the attention of the users. Once launched, the SystemKeeperPro starts forged scan. Then it displays fake alert about detected issues on your system that need to be fixed. But in order to fix the issues, you must purchase a full version of the program.

How to uninstall (remove) BackupGenie

BackupGenie is promoted itself like a legitimate tool that protect your data if something bad to happen to your system. The software does it by meant of backing up files, folders, documents, and other most data types. At first glance, the program seems very useful, but that's far from it. According to research by many influential computer resources, the behavior of BackupGenie can be classified as nagware.

How to uninstall (remove) PC TuneUp Maestro

PC TuneUp Maestro is a forged potentially unwanted program that, according to developers, makes your computer run faster. It is promoted as a system optimizer. After launching, the program will show you a lot of errors like outdated registry entries were been found on your system. Nonetheless, if you want to fix them, PC TuneUp Maestro will report that you must buy a full version of its program.

How to uninstall (remove) PC Purifier

PC Purifier is a badware and potentially unwanted program, that claims to improve your computer's performance by optimizing your system and fixing registry issues. Though it will demand payment after scanning your system in order to "help" you with your system's issues, and it will also force you to contact them through their tech support call center: "Live help available 24*7: (844) 763-5836". Nevertheless, it’s not true, probably there is nothing wrong with your computer, they are not going to help you, so don't call and pay to these people. The only and one purpose of such applications is to earn easy money without doing any good to you. Completely opposite, PC Purifier will corrupt your computer's work.

How to uninstall (remove) Driver Updater Plus

Driver Updater Plus is This is potentially unwanted software that comes on a PC bundled with free software without user consent. According to the developers, this is a very useful program that performs a number of useful features such as automatic installation of necessary drivers, the presence of the driver, the ability to create restore points and correcting errors of installed drivers.

How to remove ihpmServer.exe and Raydld.exe processes

ihpmServer.exe and Raydld.exe are the processes that make it very difficult to get rid of any potentially unwanted programs or browser hijackers. You can delete any PUPs or hijackers manually, but it will keep coming back, corrupting your system and web browser. This is the main purpose of ihpmServer.exe and Raydld.exe, they prevent you from removing all these malicious applications. These harmful processes create backups of malicious software and store it everywhere on your computer.