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Can’t Remove High PC Booster? This page includes detailed High PC Booster Removal instructions!
The High PC Booster is supposed to speed up your computer. Yet, it does exactly the opposite. This program is not trustworthy. In theory, the booster scans your Registry and removes outdated entries as well as other junk files. Yet, when it comes to the actual “cleaning,” the app will ask you to purchase its full version. There is no free lunch, yet, is this app the best choice? No, it isn’t! The High PC Booster utility is classified as PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Despite the name of the category, you definitely don’t want this app on board. The PUP has hidden functions. Advertising functions. Once on board, the app takes control of your web browser. It monitors your browsing related data and uses the information as a base for better ad targeting. Thus, if you enter “sneakers” into some search engine, the PUP will display adverts for sports shoes. But, don’t imagine an ad or two. The High PC Booster PUP will drown you in a sea of commercials. It injects dozens and dozens of banners, hyperlinks and in-text ads on every website you open. It can also redirect your website to sponsored third-party pages. And on top of that, the PUP can pause your online videos for commercial breaks. The problem is, all these adverts are not trustworthy. Anyone can use the High PC Booster app as an advertising platform. All sorts of crooks can use it to spread misleading content. They may even redirect you to scam and infected websites. The PUP has more disadvantages than advantages. Your best course of action is the immediate removal of the app. We have provided a manual removal guide below this article. You can also use a trustworthy anti-virus app. Choose your method and act. The sooner you clean your device, the better!
How did I get infected with High PC Booster?
The High PC Booster has an official download. Some third-party websites also promote the program. Yet, there are many PC users who have no idea how did this app manage to infect their machines. We are not surprised. This utility uses a lot of trickery. It hitches a ride with other software, torrents and spam emails. Your caution, however, can prevent these techniques from succeeding. Whenever you are installing a program, opt for the Advanced option in the Setup Wizard. It can be a button or tab. Under it, you will be presented with a list of all “bonus” programs that are about to be installed. These extra programs are often malicious. Make sure you know what you are giving your approval to. Read the Terms and Conditions/End User License Agreement (EULA). If you spot anything out of the ordinary, abort the installation immediately. Keep in mind that you can deselect all extras and still install the app you originally planned to set up. This is your computer. You decide what to be installed on it.
Why is High PC Booster dangerous?
The High PC Booster PUP is a pain in the neck that is hard to be tolerated. And it shouldn’t. The longer it remains active, the worse your predicament becomes. This utility bombards its victims with commercials, redirects their web traffic and pauses their online videos. Yet, these issues are minor compared to the thing the PUP does behind your back. The High PC Booster PUP is never idle. It lurks in the shadows and collects information about your online activities. It knows which websites you visit, what search inquiries you make, what links you follow. Even the Incognito mode of your browser cannot hide you from the PUP. Your every online step is recorded. The collected data is stored on a remote server. Anyone who uses the PUP as an advertising platform can access this data. All sorts of crooks can use the PUP and its resources to target you with misleading adverts. Think twice before you click on the next “great” deal. It might as well be deceiving or worse — corrupted. The High PC Booster may redirect your browser to scam websites and infected pages. This utility is too hazardous to be kept on board. Do yourself a huge favor, remove this app immediately.
How Can I Remove High PC Booster?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the High PC Booster infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
- Open your task Manager by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys simultaneously
- Locate the process of High PC Booster.exe and kill it
- Open your windows registry editor by typing”regedit” in the windows search box
Navigate to (Depending on your OS version)
and delete the display Name: High PC Booster
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the High PC Booster program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. Review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
Navigate to C:/Program Files and delete High PC Booster folder. Double check with any antimalware program for any leftovers. Keep your software up-to date!