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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)

A1PCCleaner intrusion method

A1PCCleaner copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Popialert.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name A1PCCleaner and value Popialert.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name Popialert.exe or A1PCCleaner. Also, it can create folder with name A1PCCleaner under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove A1PCCleaner manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with A1PCCleaner, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by A1PCCleaner.

To get rid of A1PCCleaner, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • updater.exe
  • Interop.TaskScheduler.dll
  • CircularProgressBar.dll
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll
  • Probsalert.exe
  • PCTunerFG.exe
  • Popialert.exe
  • VTRegScan.dll
  • unitrack.exe
  • PCTunerFG.vshost.exe
  • Popialert.vshost.exe
  • Probsalert.vshost.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use A1PCCleaner Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • C:\Program Files\Tuneup computer A1PCCleaner\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use A1PCCleaner Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

If A1PCCleaner blocks you from running security programs.

Often rogue programs like A1PCCleaner block you from running security programs and visiting anti-virus websites. In this case we recommend you to boot your Windows in Safe Mode with Networking. This is special mode when Windows will not load third-party services, drivers and start-up objects. However you will be able to use Internet. Just download and run suggested programs for easy A1PCCleaner removal is Safe Mode with Networking. To load in Safe Mode with Networking and remove A1PCCleaner do the following:

  • Start or restart your Windows

  • Keep pressing F8 button from the beginning of the boot

  • This will open Advanced Boot Option menu

  • In the menu choose Safe Mode with Networking (use arrows on the keyboard to navigate)

  • Wait until Windows loads

  • Download A1PCCleaner Removal Tool scan and remove found threats.

  • Restart Windows in Normal Mode

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with A1PCCleaner and Popialert.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: i have adware opening windows explorer to a1pccleaner

every 10 or so minutes i hear a noise on my pc and then internet explorer will open up with a message from web page saying that i need to download anti trogan software (obviously a lie) the website it opens up to is the file attached downloaded itself onto my PC probably attached to a legitimate one

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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