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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Guide to Remove Tuneup Pro - How to Get Rid of Fake Antivirus Program

Tuneup Pro is driving me mad, please HELP me get rid of it. No worries, in this post, there will be the removal guide to get rid of Tuneup Pro from the computer.

Description of Tuneup Pro

Tuneup Pro is an  rogue antivirus program created by the cyber criminals to make profits.  This rogue can be downloaded from its official website, but most of the time, it gets into the computer through the tech of bundling.  Tuneup Pro pretends to be a useful PC health scanning,  this is a fake program which will display false warning message to scare the computer users into believing their computer is infected with many viruses. In this case, the sue may ask help from its tech support or purchase it programs.

The primary executable is named Tuneup tuneuppro.exe. Once the Tuneup Pro is installed on your computer, it will run itself automatically when the computer boots up. This Tuneup Pro will eat up your system resources to slow down the PC performance. When you log on to the desktop, it will pop up automatically on your screen and scan your computer system without your permission. After scanning, it states that your computer is  facing security issues. To remove all its detected issues, you need to register its whole version to continue. However, you should not believe in it. This fake antivirus just display the false warning message to trick your money. If you want to scan your computer, it is suggested to use a legit and well-know antivirus application. It is recommended to remove this Tuneup Pro program from your computer as soon as possible.

Tuneup Pro Removal Guide

Guide 1: To manually delete all its related items like the steps showed below

Step 1: Restart computer in safe mode.  

Keep pressing F8 key before Windows interface launches. When Windows Advanced Options menu turns up, select Safe Mode with Networking and tap Enter key. 

Step 2: End all running process in Task Manager 

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del together to open Task Manager -> click on processes and tick Processes from all users box -> click on End Process to end all processes

Step 3: Delete the rogue program from Uninstall a program in Control Panel

Open Start menu and choose Control Panel -> select Uninstall a program -> choose the program and right click the Uninstall button on your right to delete it

Step 4: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. 
When Folder Options window opens, click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

Step 5: Remove all entries below in Registry Editor:

Press Windows+R to launch Run…-> type Regedit into Open box and click OK to open Registry Editor-> find out all registry entries above and delete them

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Tuneup Pro" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Tuneup Pro" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Guide 2: To safely and automatically uninstall it with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a real-time and effective antivirus. Though you have had a safeguard before, it can still be installed as an assistant one. Then, your computer will have double security.

Step 1: Press the following icon to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Get it saved in your computer and click the Run choice to install it step by step. 

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Start New Scan.

Step 4:Tick Select All and then Remove to delete all reported threat.

Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 


Note: Manual removal Tuneup Pro refers to key parts of computer system. Any error step may lead to system crash. If you don’t have sufficient expertise in dealing with the manual removal. Install Spyhunter can be your better choice, because it is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you optimize the computer.

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