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What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,895
United States Rank #3,539
Reach 0.2050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 536.83 days
1447.73 days >
Average installed length: 760.67 days


3.0 100.00%

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Optimizer Pro v3.0

What is Optimizer Pro?

Optimizer Pro by PC Utilities Pro is a program that is promoted as a system optimization tool. Some versions of this program may display deceptive or fraudulent claims about files, registry cleaning, etc. Registry cleaners in general try to automate the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them.

This program is bundled with various modified monetization installers and 3rd party freeware programs. "Offer your users a free PC scan to help them find registry errors, junk files, incorrect system & security settings, plus much more."

It is a brand run by Adsology / Dejebel Group Limited, a company that facilitates distribution of its brands of 'PC optimization' utilities through bundled installations. Brands include Optimizer Pro, PC Repair, Driver Pro, Soft Reports and many others. The software components are developed by Subeo Tech, Inc / Smart PC Solutions, Inc..

About  (from PC Utilities Pro)

There are numerous factors which tend to bother the performance of your system, time being the biggest of them all. As time flies by, and you keep on installing/uninstalling programs on your PC, it starts getting slower and slower due to the following critical reasons: Registry-related factors such as invalid entries, ...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Optimizer Pro.
unins000.exe (76395a5fe6fb2d8d09987924a603212c) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[RiskTool]/Win32.Agent.ihv
AVG 2015.0.3582 Generic
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.SpeedingUpMyPC.81
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
CAT-QuickHeal PUA.Pcutilitie1.Gen
Dr.Web Program.Unwanted.311
K7 AntiVirus 13.2016900 Riskware
K7GW 13.2016900 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.Agent
Qihoo-360 Trojan.Generic
VIPRE Antivirus 42902 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
OptProCrashSvc.dll (836fb1c66cd736a3c4e0e854431d9722) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Adware.BProtector.1
AVG MalSign.Generic.89B
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Adware.BProtector.1
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Adware.BProtector.1 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9704 probably a variant of Win32/SProtector.G
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Adware.BProtector.1
G Data 24 Gen:Adware.BProtector.1
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Adware.BProtector.1
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.BProtector/Variant
VIPRE Antivirus 28466 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
OptProSmartScan.exe (7d7ce6c8b57c515f323a8a4d58f6fc15) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG PCCleaner.B
Comodo Security 17380 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 9127 a variant of Win32/Adware.SpeedingUpMyPC.C
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro
OptProLauncher.exe (5a9d1c8877364dbcfe4faa598e98d6e4) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG PCCleaner.B
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.HeurC.KVM099.a.(kcloud)
The Hacker None Posible_Worm32
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0103
OptimizerPro.exe (9011da9704aa2df4f3f7abd17bd694d6) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG PCCleaner.B
Comodo Security 16678 UnclassifiedMalware
ESET-NOD32 8629 a variant of Win32/SpeedingUpMyPC
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.OptimizePro.A
OptProReminder.exe (33594d58be2e17bd5efa8bfab59b10d4) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG PCCleaner.B
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.OptimizerPro
Rising Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Generic.14C64EF9
OptProUninstaller.exe (660724d27ff01b1bdcb01a3307b433c0) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE W32.Clodcbf.Trojan.0de3
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.HeurC.KVM019.a.(kcloud)
The Hacker Posible_Worm32
OptProSchedule.exe (38daa5d14324b79067a79c8959fbca2c) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG PCCleaner.B
Rising Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Generic.14C64F0A
       View all 44 all detections
Optimizer Pro has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcutilitiespro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 25.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Optimizer Pro v3.0

Program executable:OptProStart.exe
Name:Optimizer Pro Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\OptProStart.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) OptProReminder.exe - Optimizer Pro Speed Guard
  • (Malware detected) OptProSmartScan.exe - Optimizer Pro Smart Scan
  • (Malware detected) OptProSchedule.exe - Optimizer Pro Schedule
  • OptProStart.exe - Optimizer Pro Launcher
  • (Malware detected) OptimizerPro.exe - Optimizer Pro (Fix, clean, optimize your PC!)
  • (Malware detected) OptProLauncher.exe
  • OptProGuard.exe - Speed Guard
  • OptProCrash.dll
  • OptProCrash_x64.dll
  • optprocrashSvc.dll
  • (Malware detected) OptProUninstaller.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{90659F8D-B315-46C5-93AC-B6D674D99681}' (runs on registration).
  • OptimizerPro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8C130DE-87BE-410E-A252-7675D5C6CEA9}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • OptProLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Optimizer Pro Schedule.
  • OptProCrashSvc.dll runs as a service named 'Optimizer Pro Crash Monitor' (70e6ca8c).
Startup File (User Run)
  • OptProLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Optimizer Pro' and executes as C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\OptProLauncher.exe.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • OptProReminder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\OptProReminder.exe'.
  • OptProLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\OptProLauncher.exe'.
  • OptProSmartScan.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\OptProSmartScan.exe'.
  • OptimizerPro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Optimizer Pro\OptimizerPro.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.13 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0029613976%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00251722%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00044418%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,968
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:84 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.67 MB
Total CPU:0.0010788311%
Kernel CPU:0.00048117%
User CPU:0.00059766%
CPU cycles/sec:102,077
I/O reads/min:49 Bytes
Memory:35.49 MB
Total CPU:0.0237123729%
Kernel CPU:0.01370654%
User CPU:0.01000583%

How do I remove Optimizer Pro?

You can uninstall Optimizer Pro 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Optimizer Pro v3.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Optimizer Pro.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.02%
Windows 10 12.11%
Windows Vista 6.39%
Windows XP 5.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.01%
Windows 7 Professional 8.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.42%
Windows 8 5.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.07%
  Germany 4.77%
  United Kingdom 4.53%
  Canada 3.73%
  Brazil 3.58%
  Israel 2.61%
  Taiwan 2.31%
  Iran 2.09%
  Indonesia 2.05%
  Italy 2.03%
  India 2.01%
  France 1.99%
  Australia 1.73%
  Saudi Arabia 1.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.64%
Dell 19.36%
Acer 19.07%
Toshiba 9.24%
ASUS 7.57%
Samsung 4.15%
Lenovo 3.57%
Intel 1.13%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.36%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.04%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.76%

About (from PC Utilities Pro)

PC Utilities Pro is a leading software development company founded in 2009.
Publisher URL: www.pcutilitiespro.com

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Andyover a year ago
Boo! Scareware! Do not buy or download this software, or you will encourage the publisher to create more of this junk software!