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Should I remove PC Protector Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,071
United States Rank #29,214
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.27 days
155.51 days >
Average installed length: 81.71 days


2.1.1000.20873 37.80%
2.1.1000.20566 36.59%
2.1.1000.20335 6.10%
2.1.1000.20235 10.98%
2.1.1000.20021 4.88%
2.1.1000.19378 1.22%
2.1.1000.19361 2.44%

PC Protector Plus


PC Protector Plus is a program developed by Jawego. The most used version is 2.1.1000.20873, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 main program executable is pcprotectorplus.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 20.37 MB (21,360,005 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of PC Protector Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcprotectorplus.com
Help link: www.pcprotectorplus.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Protector Plus\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Protector Plus\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Protector Plus

Program executable:pcprotectorplus.exe
Name:PC Protector Plus
Path:C:\Program Files\pc protector plus\pcprotectorplus.exe
Additional files:
  • AppManager.exe - PC Protector Plus
  • filetypehelper.exe
  • scandll.dll
  • BrowserCleaner.exe - Browser Cleaner
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • pcproplussys.dll - Licmgr Dynamic Link Library
  • Xceed.Compression.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Zip for .NET (Xceed Compression for .NET)
  • Xceed.Compression.Formats.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Streaming Compression for .NET
  • Xceed.FileSystem.dll - Xceed FileSystem for .NET
  • Xceed.Zip.dll
  • PCPUninstall.exe - b4u
  • AppResource.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AppManager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PC Protector Plus_runonce'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PCProtectorPlus.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PC Protector Plus_startup.

How do I remove PC Protector Plus?

You can uninstall PC Protector Plus 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 PC Protector Plus, 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 PC Protector Plus.
  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 10 66%
Win XP 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 65.85%
Windows 7 29.27%
Windows Vista 3.66%
Windows XP 1.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 47.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.76%
Windows 7 Professional 8.54%
Windows 10 Pro 7.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.32%
Windows 8.1 6.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.63%
  France 13.25%
  Germany 6.02%
  Spain 6.02%
  Italy 4.82%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Russia 2.41%
  AM 1.20%
  Chile 1.20%
  Japan 1.20%
  MA 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 20.59%
Lenovo 16.18%
Dell 10.29%
ASUS 8.82%
Toshiba 5.88%
Alienware 4.41%
Samsung 4.41%
MSI 1.47%
Medion 1.47%
Common models
ASUSTeK X555LJ 2.53%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.53%
HP HP ENVY Notebook 2.53%
Packard Bell ENLE11BZ 2.53%
TOSHIBA Satellite P55t-A 2.53%


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