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What is Falcon Cleaner (removal tips)

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What is FalconCleaner? Falcon Cleaner looks like a program what help users to optimize and clean their PC from unwanted junk or fix browser or registry problem, of course not for free. This program classified as a rogue and potentially unwanted program because it didn`t do anything. It has an attractive design, so many users believe that this program legitimate and will be useful, but all this a fake.

Falcon Cleaner
Falcon Cleaner

At the firs scan Falcon Cleaner display that the user really has many problems with their computer. Unfortunately, this result didn`t show a true situation on a computer. Even if computer perfectly clean Falcon Cleaner will detect million of an issue with it. This app really alike to other similar programs like – PC Speed Up 2016 or 1-855-270-1376. And as always you need to pay 60 dollars to use this brilliant program. We highly recommend not to support the developers and don`t purchase anything. It would be better for you if you remove this rogue app as fast as possible.

How does Falcon Cleaner get into my system?

Falcon Cleaner removal guide
Falcon Cleaner installation

A program like Falcon Cleaner often appears after you install some free program from suspicious recourses, but as far as we know this program also can be installed by users directly. Like many other similar viruses Falcon Cleaner can be installed with free program what you installed from the different suspicious sites.

Detaild info on Falcon Cleaner:


    C:\Program Files\Falcon
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Falcon

Registry keys:


Removal tool for Falcon Cleaner:

What is PUP? The term “Potentially Unwanted Program” was created to spread special type of virus what user often download it. Such app often looks like legitimate program, but can harm computer with hidden functions.

Often, such PUPs are adware program what will display different pop-ups ads and banner ads on every page what you visit. Such ads can be really different from simple coupons and sales to last hot news. You will see really interesting thing what will aim you to clicks on the ad and the creators will get their pay-per-click revenue. You will notice if you PC infected with PUPs, there are common things that will appear with this infection:

  • 1. Advertising banner will appear on every page you are visiting.
  • 2. You can be redirected do different sites when you just click on the page.
  • 3. Many different pop-ups which will show you fake updates of programs or that your PC are infected.
  • 4. You can notice different programs what was installed without your knowledge.
  • We highly recommend to remove such ads from your computer, so follow the guide bellow and remove it!

    Automatic removal instructions:

      The GridinSoft Anti-Malware will scan your computer and web browser for the Potentially Unwanted Program dangerous files, malicious browser extensions and registry keys, that may have been installed on your computer without your knowledge.

    • Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
    • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

    • Shut down all your browsers.
    • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
    • Tool to reset browser settings with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

    • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
    • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

    • Restart your computer.

    Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

    How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Falcon Cleaner in the future.

    GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

    Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

    This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its On-Run Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

    Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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