Many PCs as per today have become infected by MPC Cleaner program. Outwardly, it is not a virus. But the truth is that it is not a genuine software either. We make such claims based on the activity of this application in particular computer. First of all, it does not come with direct uninstaller. You will not be able to find its name in the list of legally installed applications of your computer.
MPC Cleaner claims to be some powerful cleaner, which will make your PC free of malware. But the point is that it is absolutely useless when it comes to cleaning real viruses and infections. It only invents various problems and reports them as real, without actually being able to fix real bugs and remove real malware. Furthermore, this application is known to hijack your browser.
How does MPC Cleaner get into my system?
MPC Cleaner is bundled with other free programs. You might find some excellent software and thus decide to install it straight away. Be careful! Make sure you carefully read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) related to all free software you intend to make the part of your system. This is the best way to avoid MPC Cleaner intrusion. Finally, to remove it effectively, please follow the uninstall solution below.
Removal tool for MPC Cleaner:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with MPC 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 “Real-Time 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:
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 Real-Time 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):