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What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,779
United States Rank #47,563
Reach 0.0049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.01 days
678.77 days >
Average installed length: 356.64 days

PCFix

What is PCFix?  (from Dubai Click)

PC FIX Cleaner Registry Cleaner is the next generation software for Windows registry maintenance. PC Fix Registry Cleaner prevents system slowdowns, freezing or crashing problems, Windows start-up issues, partial program removal, obsolete application shortcuts, Java Script Errors, Missing DLL or OCX, Internet Explorer ...  Read more

Overview

PCFix is a software program developed by Dubai Click. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named PCFix.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 10.03 MB (10,513,394 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 25% of users of PCFix come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and France.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PCFix.
PCFix.exe (e975cc51995414a68f35dd6db418c3c3) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 16342 UnclassifiedMalware
ESET-NOD32 7.9569 probably a variant of Win32/Adware.PCFixCleaner
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.287 TROJ_GEN.F47V0405

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dubai-click.com/products.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCFix\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCFix\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCFix

Program executable:PCFix.exe
Name:PC Fix 2011 | Registry Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\PCFix\PCFix.exe
MD5:ca9e33f5ceb25633b0f83bf65e81047e
Additional files:
  • PCFix.exe - PC Fix Cleaner | Registry Cleaner
  • PCFixV7.exe
  • AssistPCFix.exe - PCFix
  • rebooter.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PCFix.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCFix'.
  • PCFixV7.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCFix'.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • PCFix.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PCFix' which loads as C:\Program Files\PCFix\PCFix.exe.
  • PCFixV7.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PCFix' which loads as C:\Program Files\PCFix\PCFixV7.exe.

How do I remove PCFix?

Quickly and completely remove PCFix from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall PCFix from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PCFix, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PCFix.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#30,779

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.12%
Windows XP 14.49%
Windows Vista 10.14%
Windows 8 7.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.04%
Windows 7 Professional 13.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%
Windows 7 Starter 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 25.00%
  United States 21.05%
  France 14.47%
  Germany 11.84%
  Saudi Arabia 3.95%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Iran 2.63%
  Kazakstan 1.32%
  MA 1.32%
  TN 1.32%
  Thailand 1.32%
  Korea 1.32%
  India 1.32%
  DZ 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.37%
Acer 25.49%
Dell 15.69%
ASUS 13.73%
Samsung 3.92%
Packard Bell 3.92%
Lenovo 3.92%
Intel 1.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
ASUSTeK K72Dr 3.28%
VIA P4X266E-8235 1.64%
Toshiba NB505 1.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro S30... 1.64%

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