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Smart PC Cleaner, Should I Uninstall Smart PC Cleaner? Manual Uninstall Guide

Published by Patrick Watts on January 8, 2014 on Uninstall Programs

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Smart PC Cleaner runs scans on computers to search for and remove infections, whose copyright reserved to Smart PC Cleaner and Smart PC Solution Inc that own an online support site (http://smart-pc-cleaner.com/support.html) offering toll free phones deployed in some countries across the world as well as solutions to some commonly asked questions as to invalid license key, return to purchase site after purchase, still unsolved computer issues after optimization by Smart PC Cleaner and the like.

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However, such program has fallen into controversy as to whether it is an authentic security utility or virus. Most PC users don’t like Smart PC Cleaner since it installs onto machine without permission, causes random modifications and slows down the overall PC performance. All these sounds like a rogueware to make not a few PC users concerned.
 

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It is still controversy about the real property of Smart PC Cleaner. According to the information Qisupport Online Support gathered from forums, complaints, most PC users consider Smart PC Cleaner an useless software and suspicious. Hereby, Qisupport experts suggest uninstall Smart PC Cleaner simply due to the arbitrary modification in Database that users refuse the request. Such modification can be potentially harmful since the default system configuration is programmed to prevent a computer from being easily attacked by infections. Once being modified improperly, vulnerability can be brought into being.

It should come to your awareness that vulnerability in system is what infections look for. Once being exploited, chaos occurs:

  1. CPU being considerably consumed even when few program running in the background to make a sluggish computer.
  2. Multiple system processes running in Task Manager to hog computer resource.
  3. Popup ads emerging to ruin surfing experience.
  4. Error message popping up to stop program launching.
  5. Search redirect problems arising to give away unrelated search results.
  6. Unknown files and items taking up computer space without being easily wiped out.

Make sure that there is at least one anti-virus programs running in the background to protect your computer if the intention to uninstall Smart PC Cleaner is determined. Below is the instruction to uninstall Smart PC Cleaner. Stick to the steps and uninstall it. In case professional skills are needed, consult Qisupport computer experts by starting a live chat to get one-to-one online help.

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Manual Steps to Uninstall Smart PC Cleaner

One – Exit Smart PC Cleaner.

Usually, Smart PC Cleaner runs in background and pastes its running process on the right-hand bottom of desktop (if you own Mac, the process will be on right-hand top). Right click on its icon to select “Exit” in its option list.

 
Two – Uninstall Smart PC Cleaner with its own uninstall wizard.

Windows

a. Spread Start menu to show all installed programs (if you own Windows 8, access Applications).

b. Place mouse on Smart PC Cleaner to select “Unist”/”Uninstall” in its option list.

c. Follow the on-screen instruction to uninstall Smart PC Cleaner.
 
Mac OS X

a. Double click on the “Applications” icon.

b. Scroll through the list of applications shown there to locate Smart PC Cleaner.

c. Place mouse on Smart PC Cleaner to select “Unist”/”Uninstall” in its option list.

d. Follow the on-screen instruction to uninstall Smart PC Cleaner.

 
Three- Unveil hidden items to search for and remove items generated by Smart PC Cleaner.

Windows 8

a. Open Windows Explorer on Start screen and browse to View tab.

b. Tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ options and conclude the session by pressing n “OK” button.

win8 hidden file
 
Windows 7/XP/Vista

a. Access ‘Folder Options’ in ‘Control Panel’ window.

folder options1

b. Hit View tab to tick ‘Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’ and conclude the session by pressing on ‘OK’ button.
 
Mac
a. Access Finder to bring up Utilities folder window.

b. Double click on terminal to copy and paste the line there.

Mac-Finder-Terminal

“defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES”

c. Press return button, then hold ‘alt’ on the keyboard and right click on the Finder icon at once.

d. Click on Relaunch button.

 
Four – End service of Smart PC Cleaner from system Service.

Windows 8

a. Open Windows Explorer to select Administrative tools.

b. Double click on Services icon and remove/disable the service named Smart PC Cleaner.

services
 
Windows7/vista/XP

a. Hold Win key and R key at once to launch Run box.

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b. Type “services.msc” and hit Enter key to enable the services window.

c. Remove/disable the service named Smart PC Cleaner.
 
Mac

a. Spread Finder menu on the bar attached on the top of screen and place mouse on “Services” to enable option list.

b. Select “Services Preferences”.

service preference menu

c. Tap “Services” on the left pane and locate Smart PC Cleaner on the right.

d. Non-tick the box next to Smart PC Cleaner to end its service.

 
Five – Uninstall Smart PC Cleaner from Control Panel.

Windows 8

a. Access ‘Control Panel’ by clicking on “Unpin” button located at the bottom-right corner of Start Screen.

control panel

b. Choose ”Programs and Features” in Control Panel window.

c. Uninstall Smart PC Cleaner.
 
Windows 7/Vista/XP

a. Access ‘Control Panel’ by spreading Start menu.

b. Choose “Add/Remove Programs” in Control Panel window.

c. Uninstall Smart PC Cleaner.
 
Mac

a. Access “System Preferences” by spreading Apple menu.

b. Uninstall Smart PC Cleaner from Dock and Display respectively.

dock and display

 

Tip:

It is still controversy about Smart PC Cleaner, thus anti-virus programs haven’t index it into blacklist. If intention to uninstall Smart PC Cleaner is determined, another anti-virus program running to protect computer from virus attack is the prerequisite of uninstall. Manual way is so far the best choice. However, the steps to uninstall Smart PC Cleaner can be complex, especially the ones for Mac OS X. Be noted that the step to implement certain process may be different due to different version of Operating System. If it is the case and you don’t know how to continue the steps, you are welcome to resort professional help offered by Qisupport Online Support that always stay ready online.

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