MPC Cleaner virus – How to remove? (Uninstall)

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Get rid of MPC Cleaner virus

What is MPC Cleaner?

MPC Cleaner is a legitimate application that allows users to improve their computer performance by cleaning various junk files, optimizing tasks, blocking malicious sites, and so on. Be aware, however, that this application is monetized using the ‘Pay Per Click’ [PPC] advertising model. Furthermore, MPC Cleaner is often distributed as a ‘bundle’ with other software and is, thus, categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

MPC Cleaner virus

Upon invading your system without agreement, MPC Cleaner starts popping up some fake ads frequently that lower the performance of your computer and browser. These ads might redirect you to many dangerous websites that could install a lot of malware on your system. The tool starts collecting your IP address, browsing history, search queries, etc. Moreover, it is capable of collecting some of your personal information like credit card information and so on and share them with other third parties to benefit financially from such theft by selling this info to third parties, which could cause a lot of harm.

Illegal profit is the main drive of the developers who stack this virus to you. They falsify you and pull your feet to click randomly on one of the fake ads that they pop on their malicious sites. Once redirected, viruses get downloaded on your PC, and they start stealing your private information. Then you will be asked to retain your private information by paying a certain amount of money.

How did MPC Cleaner get installed on your PC?

MPC Cleaner is bundled with nonauthentic and authentic apps in their package so that you download it without being careful about details. You can mostly find this virus in the advanced settings sector or as in the package recommended by the developer with fake promises of enhanced performance. Eventually, the developers of MPC Cleaner spread it through many computers by the same method as the users skip most of the steps of downloading any app or software upgrade, not knowing that they are installing a virus.

How to get rid of (Uninstall) and remove MPC Cleaner?

Scrutinizing your download sources is the first step you should take. Know the authorized sources from the fake ones and stop using the fake ones even if you will download your apps for free. Look thoroughly in all of the steps in your installer and do not skip things randomly, check each step and even check the customized settings sector. Remove all the unwanted applications on your PC because MPC Cleaner is bundled with any of them and uninstall all the apps that you doubt the sources you downloaded them from.

Despite the fact that this virus MPC Cleaner is very malicious, it can be eliminated totally from your PC via manual or automatic removal. You can remove the virus manually only if you are experienced enough to do so as you might risk its recurrence. In this process, virus can get removed but need lots of knowledge and experience. On the other hand, a more safe method is to remove it by the aid of a software to guarantee to terminate this threat.

MPC Cleaner Option A: Advanced system software is recommended to uninstall MPC Cleaner from your PC.  Free scanner allows you to check whether your PC is infected or not.


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Option B: Remove MPC Cleaner Manually (Risky & Complicated) For Technical Geeks only!

Steps To Remove MPC Cleaner Manually

Windows 10 Internet Explorer Firefox Chrome

Click Start - Control Panel - Programs and Features

Select  suspicious program, and select "Uninstall" a Program.

Remove dangerous add-ons Open Internet Explorer, click on (IE menu) Gear icon,  the top right corner of the browser, then choose Manage Add-ons.

You will see a Manage Add-ons window. On that page look for suspicious plugin, select it, disable these entries by clicking Disable:

Change your homepage Url if it was altered by virus: Click "Apply" to save settings changes.

Reset Internet Explorer Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to "Advanced" tab, then select Reset.In the new window, select "Delete personal settings", and Click Reset. This action will remove MPC Cleaner on Internet Explorer.

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To get Mozilla Firefox back to normal after got hijacked, use the following instructions:

First Remove suspicious extensions: Open Mozilla Firefox, then click the menu icon, and select "Add-ons" Extensions.

On meniu press on unwanted "add-ons" and select "Remove option". Repeat the same steps on other suspicious "add-ons"Click "Remove" to delete MPC Cleaner


Change your homepage if it was affected by virus: Click on the menu (top right corner), select "Help" tab and then press on "Troubleshooting information" and new window will appear.Then select "Refresh Firefox" and popup will show up. Finally press on "Refresh Firefox"


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Use the guide below to remove suspicious malware from Chrome.

Delete suspicious plugins Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon, and select "More Tools" Click "Extensions".Select MPC Cleaner file and other suspicious plugins, Press "Remove" button to delete these entries.

Change your homepage Url, and default search engine if it was affected by MPC Cleaner.Click on "Settings" icon on the right corner, then press "Settings" tab on appeared window, select "On Startup" tab. Then you will see Chrome startup link, select and delete it.

Now press settings, then click "Advanced" select "Reset and clean up" and pick first option "Restore settings to their original default" and popup will show up - Click "Reset settings"Your Chrome browser now startup fresh.

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