Auto PC Booster 2018 Removal Guide

Do you know what Auto PC Booster 2018 is?

Auto PC Booster 2018 is described as an application that could boost the computer’s performance. Nonetheless, it is difficult to say if it can actually do so because it appears to be you cannot test all of this features without buying the software. It looks rather strange to us since usually legit programs offer trial versions so the potential users could check them out and later on purchase the license after seeing all the benefits. In this case, the user is asked to trust the description. The reason we would not advise it is Auto PC Booster 2018 appears to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Also, our computer security specialists say it is possible its so-called “items impacting system performance” detected after the scam might be nothing more than old registry entries and according to our researchers erasing such data should not make any visible difference to the computer’s performance. To find out more about this PUP, you could keep reading our article; on the other hand, if you wish to eliminate it at once, you could slide below and use the provided removal guide instead.

At the moment of writing cannot be loaded, but our computer security specialists say the application was being distributed through it earlier. Besides, the mentioned web page Auto PC Booster 2018 might travel with bundled software installers too, although we cannot be one hundred percent sure. Its descriptions may claim the tool can boost the computer's performance by detecting PUPs or other threats, items impacting the system’s performance, items affecting the system’s Startup, and so on. For example, during our tests, the application found zero PUPs or malware, 23 issues impacting the system’s performance, 6 items impacting system, and 18 items impacting system’s Startup. However, we noticed the tool also categorizes these detections into two groups: Security Threats and Invalid Registry Items. Thus, it seems in our case; the software detected only invalid Registry items. Our researchers say it could be old Registry entries left behind after uninstalling some programs via Control Panel.Auto PC Booster 2018 Removal GuideAuto PC Booster 2018 screenshot
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Furthermore, it is essential to mention it is doubtful deleting leftover files from the Registry Editor could visibly increase the computer’s performance. To be more precise, we doubt that removing any of the PUP’s detected items might make your computer work faster. Naturally, we cannot be one hundred percent sure about this, especially when it is impossible to test Auto PC Booster 2018 without buying it first. In any case, we would not recommend investing it such a questionable tool. If you want to boost your computer’s performance, you should first find out why it became slow. This you can do by reading articles prepared by specialists or tech forums. Perhaps, your device is overheating, and you need to clean it? Also, lately there was an increase in threats designed to use computer’s resources for cryptocurrency mining, so it might be a good idea to check the system for possible threats. Naturally, in such case, we would recommend using a reputable antimalware tool and not some doubtful application created by unknown creators.

Users who decide they do not want to keep Auto PC Booster 2018 installed and have no wish to invest in it could eliminate the PUP manually while following the removal guide available below this text. The other way to get rid of it would be to install a legitimate antimalware tool, scan the whole system, and then press the deletion button to erase the detected threats.

Erase Auto PC Booster 2018

  1. Press Windows Key+E.
  2. Go to the listed directories one by one:
    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Programs
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Programs
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Programs
    %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Programs
    %USERPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Programs
  3. Look for folders called Auto PC Booster 2018 for {ComputerName}.
  4. Right-click the mentioned folders and click Delete.
  5. Then navigate to:
  6. Look for files called:
    Auto PC Booster 2018_Logon.job
    Auto PC Booster 2018_Logon
    Auto PC Booster 2018.lnk.
  7. Right-click the mentioned files and press Delete.
  8. Close File Explorer.
  9. Press Windows Key+R.
  10. Type Regedit and click Enter.
  11. Go to these locations separately:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree
  12. Look for keys called:
    Auto PC Booster 2018 for {ComputerName}
    Auto PC Booster 2018_Logon
  13. Right-click the listed keys one by one and select Delete.
  14. Exit Registry Editor.
  15. Empty Recycle Bin.
  16. Restart the computer.

In non-techie terms:

Auto PC Booster 2018 is considered to be a PUP as researchers doubt it can provide what it promises. The free version might detect data that in reality does no impact on the system's performance. Moreover, it appears to be the suspicious application’s free version does not allow to remove the files it detects as the user should be asked to buy a license. In other words, in order to see if the tool is actually worth your money and trust, you have to buy it first. If this does not make any sense to you as well, we urge you not to waste any time with this PUP. To get rid of the application manually users could follow the removal guide available a bit above this paragraph as it will explain the necessary steps bit by bit. The other way to delete the unwanted application is to employ a reputable antimalware tool and perform a full system scan.