Registry Scanner is a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is called Registry Scanner claims to help users open any file easily. Once installed and started, it will perform a scan of whole system and detect a lot of problems. Registry Scanner will offer to purchase its full version to try to fix these problems.
If you need a system optimize software then you do not have to pay anything, simply use the CCleaner utility. It is free, respected software that will be useful for clean and optimize your computer.
The Registry Scanner is usually is bundled within free applications and install themselves, with or without your knowledge, on your personal computer. This happens especially when you are installing a freeware. The application setup package tricks you into accepting the setup of third party applications, which you do not really want. Moreover, some paid software can also install third-party applications which you don’t want! Therefore, always download free applications and paid applications from reputable download web sites. Use ONLY custom or manual setup mode and never blindly click Next button.
How to remove Registry Scanner (Step-by-step instructions)
The following steps will help you to remove Registry Scanner from your computer. Moreover, the few simple steps below will help you to remove unwanted software such as PUPs, ad-supported software and toolbars that your personal computer may be infected. Please do the instructions step by step. If you need a help or have any questions, then ask for our assistance or type a comment below.
- Remove Registry Scanner associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Scan and clean your machine of potentially unwanted program with AdwCleaner
- How to remove Registry Scanner with Malwarebytes
Remove Registry Scanner associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
Some of potentially unwanted programs, ad-supported software and browser hijacker can be removed using the Add/Remove programs tool which can be found in the Windows Control Panel. So, if you are running any version of Microsoft Windows and you have noticed an unwanted program, then first try to remove it through Add/Remove programs.
Press Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then press “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will display the Windows Control Panel as shown on the image below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all programs installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown applications.
Scan and clean your machine of potentially unwanted program with AdwCleaner
We suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for hijacker infections, adware, potentially unwanted software and toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
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Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, press “Scan” button for checking your PC system for the Registry Scanner and other unwanted software. When a threat is detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is complete.
- When it has finished scanning, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, press “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to remove Registry Scanner with Malwarebytes
You can delete Registry Scanner automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We suggest this free malicious software removal tool because it can easily remove hijacker infections, adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this procedure is finished, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your computer for the Registry Scanner and other potentially unwanted programs. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. When a threat is detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done. Review the report and then press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal utility, we recommend you to read and follow the step by step guide or the video guide below.
Now your system should be clean of the Registry Scanner . Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your system for new malware, browser hijackers and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijacker, harmful programs and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of Registry Scanner home page from your browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.