Why is PUA.SlimCleanerPlus dangerous?
Potentially Unwanted Application – SlimCleanerPlus is not as harmful as Trojans or Ransomware, however it poses risks to your privacy and also makes you feel annoyed by injecting endless advertisements on the web pages that you visit. Security Investigators have made public some evidence that reveals that developers of PUA.SlimCleanerPlus use misleading marketing techniques to lure users into downloading it off the Internet. Despites, the unwanted program generates fabricated scan results and asks users to buy activation key to fix issues of the Windows PC.
Likely, you will be informed that there are so many registry errors and other others that have to be fixed, otherwise your system will crash. It mostly targets inexperienced PC users in order to extort money from them in the name of upgrading the SlimCleanerPlus from trial to full version. It also collects your credentials in a unique way. You will be suggested to fill up form to purchase the activation key. All these collected details will be used for online marketing purposes, however, we're not sure that developers will not use your credentials for evil purposes such hacking or blackmailing.
How does PUA.SlimCleanerPlus invade your system?
As you know PUA.SlimCleanerPlus is a kind of unwanted program, so that it may be delivered to your system along with other freeware such Media player, File Downloader, File Converter, Flash player, Browsers plug-ins etc. According to latest report, developers of PUA.SlimCleanerPlus are using software bundling technique in order to spread it on the planet Earth among Windows users.
How to identify PUA.SlimCleanerPlus infection?
To identify whether SlimCleanerPlus application is installed or not, you have to check out your desktop first and then Installed programs list from Control panel. If you find SlimCleanerPlus application file or shortcut, then must be a victims of the potentially unwanted program. This unwanted program poses direct threat to your privacy and invite malicious threats as well. Therefore, we recommend you to eliminate PUA.SlimCleanerPlus from your Windows system as quickly as possible. Most importantly, you have to keep an Antivirus software installed on your system to avoid such infection.
How to Uninstall PUA.SlimCleanerPlus from Control Panel from Windows 10
- Click and Open Start Menu option
- Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents
- Click on System option
- On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option
- Now Click on PUA.SlimCleanerPlus to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate PUA.SlimCleanerPlus from Windows 8/8.1
Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the PUA.SlimCleanerPlus related processes and then click to “End Task”
Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by PUA.SlimCleanerPlus infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall PUA.SlimCleanerPlus associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall PUA.SlimCleanerPlus From Window 7/vista
Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode
Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”
First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.
Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with PUA.SlimCleanerPlus one by one then click on End Task.
Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.
The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.
Now select PUA.SlimCleanerPlus within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate PUA.SlimCleanerPlus from Windows XP
Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the PUA.SlimCleanerPlus associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.
Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by PUA.SlimCleanerPlus.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the PUA.SlimCleanerPlus related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall PUA.SlimCleanerPlus From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove PUA.SlimCleanerPlus From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall PUA.SlimCleanerPlus
Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar
Click and select on View advanced settings option
In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”
Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.
How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall PUA.SlimCleanerPlus
- Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
- Select specific page or pages under Open with option
- After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as
B. How to Delete PUA.SlimCleanerPlus from Google Chrome
Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions
Select all the malicious extensions including PUA.SlimCleanerPlus and then select trash icon
Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section
In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser
C. How to Uninstall PUA.SlimCleanerPlus From Mozilla Firefox
Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.
A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.
In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.
Find PUA.SlimCleanerPlus add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.
Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.
D. How to Remove PUA.SlimCleanerPlus From Internet Explorer
First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.
Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.
Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.
A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.
A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select PUA.SlimCleanerPlus and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE