SlimCleaner Plus is a rogue application that enters in your PC without your knowledge most of the time. In the first sight, this application seems to be useful and genuine. However, when you use it for a little bit of time, you will realize that it is a fake application and is not worth having. SlimCleaner says that it scans your computer and help you find unnecessary files and delete them. It also checks the registry of your computer.
What is SlimCleaner Plus?
SlimCleaner Plus is a shady application that tricks users to purchase their premium version of the software. It keeps persuading users to pay for the tool. This application enters in your PC with the help of other free or pirated software. There are various software downloading websites on the internet who bundles such programs with their other popular downloads. So, when you download and install such software, you also install the bundled software in your PC. Sometimes, if you choose the custom installation method, you will see the terms & condition page with pre-selected option to install the bundled tool.
You can simply deselect it from there, but most of the users consider it as an important feature and don’t deselect. Once SlimCleaner gets installed in your system it asks displays several warnings that your system has several issues. To fix them you need to purchase the premium version of this tool. It is nothing but a tactic to steal your hard-earned money.
The issues it displays are junk files, privacy, registry, security, and update related. SlimCleaner Plus displays that there are various privacy-related issue and hackers may grab your important data. It alarms and persuades users into purchasing the full version of the program. Sometimes it also hijacks the settings of the browser and redirects users to fake alert pages so that the user gives money to get the premium tool. I suggest you to not purchase the premium tool and remove SlimCleaner Plus from your PC using the below instructions.
How to Remove SlimCleaner Plus?
It is not easy to remove SlimCleaner Plus from your system manually. You need to go through lots of complicated steps and not to mention that it is going to take a lot of time. You can directly go to the automatic removal steps if you don’t want to spend time figuring complicated settings.
Step 1 – Uninstall SlimCleaner Plus from Control Panel
Press Win+R button to open the Run dialog box.
Then type appwiz.cpl in the open field then press OK.
There you will see the list of all the programs. Now locate SlimCleaner Plus, right-click on them and choose Uninstall.
Now follow the instructions to uninstall the application.
Step 2 – Reset the Browsers to Remove Hijacker
SlimCleaner Plus also hijacks the settings of your browser like homepage, new tab, and default search engine. You cannot change the settings without removing the hijacker. To remove it you need to reset the browsers.
Automatically Remove SlimCleaner Plus
To remove SlimCleaner Plus automatically, we will be taking the help of a strong antimalware MalwareFox. The MalwareFox is capable of detecting, cleaning, and stoping threats like ransomware, spyware, keyloggers, rootkits, adware, and PUPs. Download MalwareFox to proceed with the steps.
Open the MalwareFox installer and follow the instructions to install it on your computer.
Once the MalwareFox is installed, let it update the program and the signature database.
Now click on the Scan button.
Once the scan completes, click on Next to remove the threats from your PC.
You have successfully removed the SlimCleaner Plus from your PC. Now enable the real-time protection of MalwareFox, so that it can stop such threats even before they attack. Also, you need to stay away from free and pirated software. Always install software from the official websites.