Ultimate PC Optimizer is a free system optimization program developed by ATSH Ltd for Windows. The optimizer, however, has a bad reputation across the Web. Various AV tools have included the program on the list of potentially unwanted applications. That is why users should not trust anything that Ultimate PC Optimizer claims and should proceed towards its removal.
Ultimate PC Optimizer Distribution Method
Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) usually enter the system through bundled downloads. Users should be very careful when they download free applications, and systematically opt for the custom installer. Automatic installation is the usual installation method for such applications.
In addition, Ultimate PC Optimizer may be downloaded from various legit websites.
Ultimate PC Optimizer General Description
The bogus optimizer is promoted as a free tool, suggesting a free trial. If the user is tricked and installs the Ultimate PC Optimizer on his computer, he may scan the system for free. In order to clean the supposed threats, he will have to buy the whole version. Needless to say, Ultimate PC Optimizer’s claims are not to be trusted. Instead of paying, the user should proceed towards the bogus optimizer’s removal.
Its developers claim that Ultimate PC Optimizer boosts the computer’s speed and overall performance. They claim that the utility removes corrupted and unnecessary files and fixes errors. The truth is such issues may start occurring after the optimizer’s installation. That is why its removal is recommended by security experts.
Ultimate PC Optimizer Removal
Users may try and remove the bogus optimizer manually or run a trustworthy AV tool. The step-by-step guide give below should help them with either option.
In future, always opt for custom installation when downloading free apps.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove Ultimate PC Optimizer from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Ultimate PC Optimizer on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Ultimate PC Optimizer in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Ultimate PC Optimizer from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Ultimate PC Optimizer from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Ultimate PC Optimizer from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Ultimate PC Optimizer from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Ultimate PC Optimizer Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Ultimate PC Optimizer from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Ultimate PC Optimizer
Step 2: Uninstall Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Ultimate PC Optimizer from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Ultimate PC Optimizer, 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer 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 Ultimate PC Optimizer will be removed.
Eliminate Ultimate PC Optimizer 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.
Remove Push Notifications caused by Ultimate PC Optimizer from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".