PC Privacy Dock is considered a potentially unwanted program (PUP). However, it is promoted on legitimate websites like a system cleaner tool that rids the PC of files that are crowding the hard drive. PC Privacy Dock may offer a free trial period. To use all of its promoted services, the user needs to buy its full version. Buying it may not be safe since it may worsen the PC’s overall condition instead of improving it. The tool also offers a 24/7 toll-free support phone number – 1-855-243-6800. Calling it may not be safe.
Once installed, PC Privacy Dock is reported to start automatically every time the system is rebooted. Security research indicates that its setup package installs about16 files. The package size is estimated at 10.67 MB.
PC Privacy Dock General Description
The optimization tool is not classified as malicious, but it may affect the PC in several ways. Usually, applications of that type are ad-supported, meaning that once PC Privacy Dock is installed, the user may start witnessing unwanted advertisements. They may be served as pop-ups, banners, and in-text ads. Keep in mind that PC Privacy Dock may be bundled with more potentially unwanted programs and ad-supported software, and vice versa. Always opt for the custom installer to make sure unwanted or additional applications are unchecked.
According to research, the program also has an auto-update component – updater.exe. It is most likely created to check for software updates and apply them to the PC. Furthermore, PC Privacy Dock may add a new registry entry to make sure that it runs every time the PC is started.
PC Privacy Dock Removal Options
The program may be uninstalled manually by following the steps provided by its publishers or the ones below the article. However, PC Privacy Dock may change the default settings of the browsers the user is using. All of its components will need to be removed, and the settings restored.
Another option that may save time is automated removal. Install a trustworthy anti-malware program to scan the system and eliminate all threats.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter