PC Mechanic 2015 is a rogue antivirus program that was created mainly to generate profit to its authors. PC Mechanic 2015 is known to create a start-up registry entry and modify the affected PC’s browser settings once it is active. PC Mechanic 2015 runs a fake system scan of the compromised machine and displays security alerts and pop-up warnings about various infections that the program has supposedly detected on the computer. To eliminate the reported threats, the victim is encouraged to buy the licensed version of the program. Experts warn that PC Mechanic 2015 does not possess any malware removal capabilities whatsoever, so purchasing the software will not ensure the safety of your PC. On the contrary, PC Mechanic 2015 is considered a security threat itself and should be removed as soon as possible.
How Is PC Mechanic 2015 Distributed?
The rogue program can end up on the compromised machine when the user downloads free software from unreliable websites or networks. Bundled with the initially desired software, PC Mechanic 2015 can be spotted and respectively not allowed to enter the system if the user selects the Custom options. PC Mechanic 2015 may also be distributed to the victim’s PC through Trojans.
Experts recommend that users choose their download sources cautiously and never open or download email attachments from unknown senders. Keeping their antivirus tools up-to-date and backing up their important files on a regular basis is crucial for the safety of their PCs.
Once installed PC Mechanic 2015 performs a full scan of the affected system and displays security warnings about various threats that have been detected by the program. Cyber crooks that create rogue antivirus software often use scare tactics to lure users into buying a certain program.
Malware experts advise against purchasing the full version of PC Mechanic 2015 and deleting the rogue from your computer instead.
PC Mechanic 2015 Removal Manual
PC Mechanic 2015 can be removed with the assistance of a legit anti-malware tool. To delete PC Mechanic 2015 from your computer permanently, just follow the instructions provided below.
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
- Guide 1: How to Remove PC Mechanic 2015 from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of PC Mechanic 2015 from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove PC Mechanic 2015 from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase PC Mechanic 2015 from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall PC Mechanic 2015 from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove PC Mechanic 2015 from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate PC Mechanic 2015 from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove PC Mechanic 2015 from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove PC Mechanic 2015
Step 2: Uninstall PC Mechanic 2015 and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by PC Mechanic 2015 on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by PC Mechanic 2015 there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of PC Mechanic 2015 from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall PC Mechanic 2015 and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove PC Mechanic 2015 via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove PC Mechanic 2015 files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as PC Mechanic 2015, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove PC Mechanic 2015 from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase PC Mechanic 2015 from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall PC Mechanic 2015 from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove PC Mechanic 2015 from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the PC Mechanic 2015 will be removed.
Eliminate PC Mechanic 2015 from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.