The Web is full of numerous optimization utilities that promise to improve the performance of computers by cleaning unnecessary files and speeding them up. However, a prevalent number of those products turn out to be not what users bargained for. Plus, developers often distribute their products via bundled downloads, which means users may unknowingly download unwanted software. Advanced System Optimizer is a PC optimization tool developed by Systweak Inc. It has been around for quite some time.
Its first version was called Advanced Vista Optimizer and was released back in 2004, and received positive feedback. Unfortunately, its newest versions (Advanced System Optimizer v3.5) often are distributed as additional components, visible under the advanced installation option, in software packages and are most likely ad-supported. Thus, Advanced System Optimizer may just be another potentially unwanted application on your computer.
Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 Characteristics
The Windows optimizer is a legitimate software product. However, it may cause issues on the system, rather than fix them. Problems may even occur while trying to uninstall the program, as reported by users. After locating the optimizer in Control Panel and clicking Uninstall, an error may show up stating that the program cannot be uninstalled because it doesn’t exist. Nonetheless, it may keep running on the machine.
Users may also want to know that the latest version of Advanced System Optimizer is predominantly distributed via packed (bundled) downloads. When in a hurry, users often don’t pay attention to what they agree when they click the ‘next’ button. Opting out of the automated installer may just save them the trouble – additional software pieces can be deselected.
Also, keep in mind that only the free trial of the program is usually included in bundled packages. Once installed, the utility may continuously scan the system and inform the user about various issues in the attempt to make him pay for the whole version. As of July 22, 2015, Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 is sold at the prize of $39,99. The offer includes another software product called Systweak PhotoStudio v2.1.
Uninstall Advanced System Optimizer v3.5
If experiencing trouble uninstalling the software via Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features, using an uninstallation wizard may be tried. After the program is removed, scanning the system via professional anti-spyware software is advisory. Since such products are typically distributed through bundling, more potentially unwanted programs may have sneaked unnoticed.
You may also have a look at the removal steps provided below. Because every situation is unique, and every PC has different characteristics, manual removal guides may not be equally effective for everyone.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Advanced System Optimizer 3.5
Step 2: Uninstall Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Advanced System Optimizer 3.5, 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 will be removed.
Eliminate Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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 Advanced System Optimizer 3.5 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".