Remove Dr. Clean Pro 2018

By | Posted on April 13, 2018 |

Recently added to the list of rogue computer security and optimization program is called Dr. Clean Pro 2018. It was developed by the same group who created other nasty tools like AutoFixer Pro 2018 and SpeedUp PC 2018. By taking a closer look at these programs, it is obvious that they are all the same and one scanner. Only apparent changes made on each of them are the title.

Comparing Dr. Clean Pro 2018 with the rest of its variants reveals no big difference. All of them are alike even on the way they are spread over the internet. Makers of this rogue tool are utilizing a software deployment scheme known as software bundling. This is a technique where several programs, adware, and PUP’s are packed into one installer downloadable file. Therefore, users may have little to zero knowledge that Dr. Clean Pro 2018 will be loaded on the computer.

Dr. Clean Pro 2018

After final installation, Dr. Clean Pro 2018 immediately scans the computer and produces scary alerts and warnings. Hundreds to thousands of errors will flood the interface showing problems like malware threats, software errors, startup troubles, and so on. In reality, none of these errors is valid. Dr. Clean Pro 2018 just wanted to catch user’s attention and persuade them to pay for the activation key. In fact, it will give an option to repair and fix the issues, but choosing this method will only open a web page of merchant store to process the payment for Dr. Clean Pro 2018 full version.

Considering our through diagnostics and investigation, there is no doubt that this program only want to delude computer users and force them to spend for this worthless application. Instead of buying Dr. Clean Pro 2018, we suggest to remove it from the computer as soon as possible. Use ‘Add/Remove Program’ of Windows to uninstall it from the system. Then, scan the PC with recommended virus and malware removal tool to ensure that no more threats are left on the computer.

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How to Remove Dr. Clean Pro 2018

This section contains comprehensive guide to help you remove threats from the affected computer.

Procedures on this page are written in a manner that can be easily understand and execute by computer users.

Stage 1: Uninstall Dr. Clean Pro 2018 from Windows

1. Go to Start menu and type appwiz.cpl under Run or Search box.

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2. Add/Remove Program window will open. Select Dr. Clean Pro 2018 from the list.

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3. Click on Uninstall button to remove the unwanted program.

Stage 2: Scan the Computer with ESET Rogue Application Remover (ERAR)

1. Download the free scanner called ESET Rogue Application Remover.
Download Link for ERAR (this will open a new window)

2. Choose appropriate version for your Windows System. Save the file to a convenient location, preferably on Desktop.

3. After downloading the file, Windows will prompt that download has completed. Click Run to start the program. Another option is to browse the location folder and double click on the file ERARemover_.exe.

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4. On ESET Rogue Application Remover SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS, click Accept to continue.

5. The tool will start scanning the computer. It will prompt when it finds Dr. Clean Pro 2018 and other malicious entities. Follow the prompt to proceed with the removal.

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Stage 3: Double-check for leftover of Dr. Clean Pro 2018 using Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool

1. Download the free scanner called Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Malicious Software Removal Tool Download Link (this will open a new window)

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2. The tool automatically checks the operating system and suggest appropriate download version. Click on Download button to begin. Save the file to a convenient location, preferably on Desktop.

3. After downloading the file, Windows will prompt that download has completed. Click Run to start scanning for Dr. Clean Pro 2018 . Another option is to browse the location folder and double click on the file to run.

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4. The tool will display Welcome screen, click Next. Please note the message “This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product.” You must understand that this program is made specifically to find and remove malware, viruses, Trojans, and other harmful elements on the computer. It was not designed to protect the computer.

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5. Next, you will see Scan Type. Please choose Full Scan to ensure that all Dr. Clean Pro 2018 entities and other harmful files left on the computer will be found and removed. For advanced computer user, you can opt for Customized Scan, if there are other drives or folders you wanted to include in this scan.

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6. Full scan may take a while, please wait for Malicious Software Removal Tool to complete the tasks. However, you may cancel the scan anytime by clicking on the Cancel button.

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7. After scanning, the tool will reveal all identified threats. There may be other threats that our first scan fails to detect. Please remove/delete all detected items.

8. When removal procedure is complete, you may now close Malicious Software Removal Tool. We hope that Dr. Clean Pro 2018 have been completely deleted from the computer. Please restart Windows to proceed with the normal operation.

Stage 4: Scan the computer with Anti-malware Program

1. Download the free anti-malware scanner called MalwareBytes Anti-Malware.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Download Link (this will open a new window)

2. After downloading, install the program. It may run automatically or you have to double-click on the downloaded file MB3-Setup.exe.

3. Proceed with the installation using only the default setup. If you need the complete setup procedure, it is available on the download page.

4. At the last stage of installation process, click Finish to run the program.

MBAM-finish5. On Malwarebytes Anti-Malware console, select Scan from the menu to see available Scan Method.

6. Next, click on Threat Scan. This is the most comprehensive scan method that will surely find any hidden items linked to Dr. Clean Pro 2018.

7. Click Start Scan button to begin checking the computer.

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8. When scanning is done, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will display the list of identified threats. Remove all identified threats and restart the computer to finalized the scan process.

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