Smart PC Care is a Potentially Unwanted Program. Smart PC Care infiltrates your PC system among the installation of other ad-supported (adware) software, for this reason, Smart PC Care is known as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Smart PC Care is a PC Optimizer. However, Smart PC Care displays false positives to convince users into thinking their PC is highly infected or damaged.
Once the user is convinced their system is infected or damaged a license is needed to fix the issues found by Smart PC Care. The problems are easily fixed with free software such as CCleaner. Potentially Unwanted Programs such as Smart PC Care are installed with the third party offers including Adware by false download managers. The Smart PC Care PC Optimizer does absolutely nothing good for you PC and it is advised to remove Smart PC Care from your PC. Smart PC Care is identical to Smart PC Mechanic, Super Cleanup, Win Speedup 2018 and Quick Speedup 2018, all these “PC optimizers”… have the same appearance and similar suspicious behavior.
Windows 7 users: Click the Start button in the left bottom corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs, and Features”.
Windows 8 and Windows 10 users: Right-click the Windows logo in the bottom left corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs and Features”.
Check the applications list for Smart PC Care, select the application and click “Uninstall“, also uninstall Driver Updater. Driver updater is additionally installed with Smart PC Care.
Click the column “Installed On” to sort installed software by date, this makes it easier to detect recently installed software.
Remove Smart PC Care and adware offers with Malwarebytes
Smart PC Care is installed with additional offers, these offers are usually adware applications. Perform a malware scan with Malwarebytes to detect and remove adware and other malware from your PC. Malwarebytes will also detect the Smart PC Care (pup.optional.smartpccare) left-overs and the Smart PC Care installer. Make sure Smart PC Care doesn’t reinstall with Malwarebytes!
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Run the Malwarebytes program installation file. Click here for Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Scan Now to start examining for malware.
Malwarebytes will start searching for malware, please wait for Malwarebytes to finish the malware scan.
Malwarebytes usually takes between 2 to 5 minutes to complete.
Once the malware scan is performed, Malwarebytes will present the results of the malware scan.
Remove the malware found by Malwarebytes using the Quarantine Selected button.
Wait for Malwarebytes to move all malware to quarantine.
Malwarebytes needs to make a system reboot to finish the malware removal process.
Save and close any working documents or open web pages and click Yes to reboot your PC.
After the system reboot, your PC is clean from malware. Stay protected with Malwarebytes against future threats. Malwarebytes stops adware, potentially unwanted programs, malicious web pages, suspicious downloads, viruses, spyware and ransomware from infecting your machine.
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