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How to Remove PC Performer by Performersoft? (Rogueware Removal)

 

How can I remove PC Performer from my computer? When I try to uninstall PC performer, I get a message which says Message file “C\Program files\PC Perfomer\unins 000.msg” is missing. Correct the problem or obtain a new copy of the program.

Get infected by this nasty and stubborn PC Performer? Wondering how to get rid of this virus that has installed itself without your knowledge and consent? The removal guide in this post will walk you out of this problem. Read on.

 

 

What Is PC Performer?

 

PC Performer is a fake registry optimizing program that promises to automatically optimize your registry settings to prevent crashes and help speed up your computer. But, in fact, it is proved to be a rogueware that only seeks to trick innocent computer users out of their money.

PC Performer

Once PC Performer find its way into your computer, it will perform a bogus scan immediately and present in the scan result numerous registry related errors. But if you click on the Fix Errors button, you will be told that you need to purchase its full version to fix all errors.

PC Performer-registry scan result

Full version demannded

What’s more, PC Performer will start up and perform scan automatically when you log in Windows operating system. It will display annoying popup messages when PC Performer even isn’t open. The full version won’t do good to your computer. On the contrary, this may put you under the threat of identity theft, financial loss.

PC Performer-pop ups
 

How to Remove PC Performer? (Removal Guide)

                                                                                                            

Option 1 Uninstall PC Performer through Control Panel

Option 2 Uninstall PC Performer through its uninstall program

Option 3 Remove PC Performer with Anvi Smart Defender (When Option 1 and 2 won’t work, you may try this option.)
                                                                                                            

Since victims get infected by PC Performer in various ways, the removing solution varies, too. Please choose the removal option that suits your situation.

 

Option 1 Uninstall PC Performer through Control Panel

 

For Windows 8 Users:

 

1. Move the mouse pointer to the right side corner and select Search.

2. Search for “Control Panel“.

3. Click on Uninstall a Program under Programs.

4. Locate PC Performer and select the Uninstall/Change option.

Or, you can access Control Panel by right click on the bottom left hot corner (the formerly Start button)Hot button and select Control Panel.

Now, PC Performer should have been uninstalled from your computer. However, if you failed to uninstall PC Defender by following this guide, you may need to go to the Option 3 for help.

Next—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 

 

For Windows 7/Vista Users:

 

1. Click on Start button and select Control Panel.

2. Click on Uninstall a Program/Programs and Features under Programs.

3. Locate PC Performer and select the Uninstall/Change option.

4. Click Yes and OK to save the changes.

PC Performer-uninstall1

Now, PC Performer should have been uninstalled from your computer. However, if you failed to uninstall PC Defender by following this guide, you may need to go to the Option 3 for help.

Next—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster
 

For Windows XP Users:

 

1. Click on Start button and select Control Panel.

2. Click on Add/Remove Programs under Programs.

3. Locate PC Performer and select the Uninstall/Change option.

4. Click Yes and OK to save the changes.

Now, PC Performer should have been uninstalled from your computer. However, if you failed to uninstall PC Defender by following this guide, you may need to go to the Option 3 for help.

Next—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 

Option 2 Uninstall PC Performer through its uninstall program

 

1. Click on Start button and select All Programs.

2. Find a folder named “PC Performer” and click on this folder.

3. Click on Uninstall PC Performer.

PC Performer-uninstall2

4. Click on Yes when the confirmation window pops up.

PC Performer-uninstall3
5. Click OK when it says that PC Performer was successfully removed from your computer.

Now, PC Performer should have been uninstalled from your computer. However, if you failed to uninstall PC Defender by following this guide, you may need to go to the Option 3 for help.

Next—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 

Option 3 Remove PC Performer via Anvi Smart Defender

 

PC Performer can be incredibly persistent that you can’t uninstall it through the first two options. Now an anti-malware program is needed and we recommend you Anvi Smart Defender.

1. Download and install Anvi Smart Defender.

Anvi Smart Defender free version download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html

 

2. Launch Anvi Smart Defender and then run a Quick Scan.

Anvi Smart Defender-scan

 

3. When scan finished, you can click on View Details to check the threats have been detected.

Anvi Smart Defender-scan result

 

4. Click on Remove button to delete all the threats have been detected.

 

Recommended—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 
After uninstall applications, there will be leftovers like junk files and invalid registry entries on your computer. These files occupy disk space of your computer and may degrade your computer performance over time. It is complicated to delete them manually, so you may need the help of a system cleaner or system optimizer. We recommend you Cloud System Booster.

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

To clean residual files: Switch to Home tab → click Boost button → click Clean button after scan finished

cloud system booster clean

 

  • Ivy_Anvisoft

    Hi,

    If you can’t find the extension there, please ignore the tips.

    By the way, did you still have the easylifeapp pop-up on your Google Chrome?