Power Cleaner 2018 Removal Process (remove PowerCleaner2018)

September 13, 2018

Power Cleaner 2018 is a questionable application that computer security experts have deemed to be a potentially unwanted program. Classifying Power Cleaner 2018 in such a way is due to its nature of automatically loading on a PC after installation where it may start system scans without permission and then relay a bogus scan report of detecting several issues and potential malware threats.

The unwanted actions of Power Cleaner 2018 may lead to annoyances for PC users. In most cases, Power Cleaner 2018 is loaded due to installing freeware apps that come bundled with add-on software. Power Cleaner 2018 may also attempt to ask for a payment to supposedly obtain a full version of the application, claiming to provide additional features.

Computer users affected by Power Cleaner 2018 should use their own judgement for use of the application. In most cases, PC users will want to eliminate Power Cleaner 2018 to stop its annoying actions, which is a process that can be accomplished automatically by using an updated antimalware resource.

Are you getting popups from Power Cleaner 2018? Have you identified that you have Power Cleaner 2018 installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Power Cleaner 2018 completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Power Cleaner 2018?

If Power Cleaner 2018 resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Power Cleaner 2018 may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Power Cleaner 2018 removal process.

How can you manually remove Power Cleaner 2018

Manual removal of Power Cleaner 2018 may not be for everyone. Each manual Power Cleaner 2018 removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Power Cleaner 2018 removal process.

Power Cleaner 2018 can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Power Cleaner 2018 in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Power Cleaner 2018, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Power Cleaner 2018. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Power Cleaner 2018 from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Power Cleaner 2018, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Power Cleaner 2018 by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Power Cleaner 2018 folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Power Cleaner 2018 completely from your computer. If you find that Power Cleaner 2018 is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Power Cleaner 2018 removal process.

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