No matter you like it or not, your PC often stores unwanted “junk” files and traces of your personal information including passwords, credit card information, and email / chat communications so that the machine could speed up displaying the same content when you visit again. This, genuinely speaking, occurs without your knowledge. As a result your PC runs slower and exposes you and your family to identity and security theft should there be any virus attack.
PC Clean Maestro presents as a computer helpful program to help clean up junk files and fix registry errors for a better PC performance. You think it is a savior when it detects thousands of problems? That could be so wrong. You’ll soon find out that PC Clean Maestro ask for purchase for such fix. The detected number is just to intimidate PC users into purchasing the application at a price of $49.95.
PC Clean Maestro has been put by security companies in to the same category as Windows Web Shield while there are downloads of this application on some reputable download sites like CNET.net. Remember MyPC Backup? PC Clean Maestro resembles it. PC Clean Maestro might not be a rogueware as many believe, yet it is an application that rushes to earn money for its maker by:
All these can be quite annoying during the operation.
Not like rogueware, PC Clean Maestro will do its work after the purchase. Yet some problems should raise your attention. PC Clean Maestro installs itself automatically most of the time through third-party program. To return the favor, this application will download them, which is why some PC users would start to see ads or additional programs.
What’s worse, according to CNET.com, the total downloads of this application can be up to 443, which undoubtedly occupies the internal resource to slow down the PC performance, especially of the old computers, no matter how hard PC Clean Maestro tries to clean up junks. It should be widely informed that extremely consumed CPU would hinder the full play by background processes and some critical services. Consequently, the machine will be made susceptible to infections.
What’s more, people should be noted that any sticky program that automatically installs adds its scheduled task to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). Such random modifications in DataBase by third-party program could impose adverse influence on the compactness of the system configuration.
To solve the aftermath, here are some options given by VilmaTech Online Support:
If the last resort is to uninstall it, please follow the below manual way since anti-virus program won’t deal with non-virus items. Any help request will be gladly answered if you start a live chat window here.
Step one – exit PC Clean Maestro if it is running in the background; otherwise the following steps will lead to nowhere but failure.
Step two – remove PC Clean Maestro’s values and keys in DataBase.
Step three – end PC Clean Maestro’s startup item to stop its automatic running.
Step four – uninstall PC Clean Maestro from Control Panel.
Step five – remove PC Clean Maestro’s installation package.
On some computers with weak security protection, uninstalling PC Clean Maestro will not make it disappeared. More steps to be done so that no redundant items will be left to take up limited space. The above thread is meant to instruct PC users to find out the related items specific to your OS installed rather than showing the exact items detected on certain computer. The latter could lead to failure as the OS and BIOS system could be various and thus the situation can vary accordingly. Therefore, certain level of computer skills and knowledge should be available. Should you have trouble of tracking down the related items, just start a live chat to get technicians from VilmaTech Online Support for a complete removal according to your concrete situation.
You don’t know how where to remove the installation package of the dropped down programs by PC Clean Maestro or you just don’t want to waste energy in locating and removing the scattered files and fragments? Simply do a defragment and you’ll be beneficial. Here’s the video to show how.