What is PC Mechanic?

PC Mechanic is a rogue software masqueraded as a program for system optimization. After it has managed to sneak in the system it begins to act as a legitimate program. In order to not raise suspicions PC Mechanic initiates the scanning for possible system problems. Right after the scan is complete, the app will display notifications about how dire the state of the system is. All these messages are shown in attempt to catch your attention and make you worry about your PC health. It will try to persuade you to buy a full version of the program to fix the errors. You should know that PC Mechanic generates the same messages on every computer – even on clean brand new machines. Since there is no point in keeping the app installed on your system, you can remove PC Mechanic with no regret.

PC Mechanic

How PC Mechanic gets on your PC?

PC Mechanic lends to different tricks so as to invade your computer. Though it needs user’s permission for the installation, it rarely stops it. Mainly, it attempts to infiltrate the computer undetected by skulking about freeware. Bundling with freeware is one of the easiest means because, as a rule, users are not very attentive during the installation, agreeing to everything in a hurry. Usually this leads to default installation of additional software, some of which may be malicious. Other preferred methods of PC Mechanic invasion include using the spam messaging – the developers insert the links to malicious website into them.

How to remove PC Mechanic from your computer?

To uninstall PC Mechanic remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have PC Mechanic in their database. You can try to use them for removing PC Mechanic.

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You can try both of these products to remove PC Mechanic

Or uninstall PC Mechanic manually.

Step 1: Remove PC Mechanic from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PC Mechanic.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find PC Mechanic and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find PC Mechanic, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate PC Mechanic and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove PC Mechanic from your browser.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of PC Mechanic:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


Remove following folders

\Program Files\Uniblue\PCMechanic\

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