How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

Potentially Unwanted Application

About Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer will ask that people permit alerts. It’s a social engineering attack that aims to make money by subjecting people to ads. These types of pages have been on the rise in recent months. The way these social engineering attacks work is people are rerouted to certain web pages where a pop-up asks users permit notifications. Advertisements on the desktop will begin appearing if they select “Allow”. Because their intrusiveness, such adverts are very annoying. We would advise to refrain from interaction with those ads since they are likely to be malicious. Suspicious websites are showing those ads so pressing on them could lead to a severe infection. If people have given the permission to show notifications, it is not hard to cancel it, and we will discuss it later.

Reroutes to Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer may be caused by the sites users were on. But it is also possible that ad-supported software is accountable. While adware is an infection, it isn’t the most serious one as it focuses on making revenue by exposing users to adverts. It probably set up together with some freeware, in a method known as software bundling. Creators of unwanted programs frequently opt for this method for their software spread.

If users continue to read, the following paragraph will explain how users can stop unwanted software from installing. If ad-supported software is causing the redirects, it will have to be terminated in order to erase Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer.

Ways adware can install

Ad-supported software installations are frequently accidental and happen when users fail to pay attention to freeware setup. Most free programs come with possibly not wanted applications added to them, which include ad-supported software and browser hijackers. Unless users manually uncheck the offers, they will automatically install alongside. If users wish to see the added offers, Advanced (Custom) settings ought to be selected during freeware setup. Once the offers are revealed by those settings, users may easily unmark them. Users ought to only proceed with the free software setup after they have deselected the extra offers. Even if one of the offers looks useful, it’s not advised to set it up, because it tried to sneak past and install without authorization. If such setups are always permitted, computers would quickly overflow with junk software.

Is Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer malicious

Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer redirects may affect all well-known browsers, whether it is Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. For users with adblock, the reroutes might get blocked. When users are redirected to Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer, a pop-up will pop up asking that users allow notifications. If users agree to that, ads will start appearing on their desktops. Some of those alerts might resemble legitimate ones, which is troubling.

The adverts are unlikely to be secure, seeing as they are shown by suspicious web pages. Those engaging with the ads could end up exposed to harmful content including malware and scams. Certain advertisements may advertise updates, and those are especially malicious. Seeing as those ads appear in the same place, less vigilant users might confuse them with notifications notifying of authentic updates. Clicking on a malicious alert may lead to severe malware. Applications and updates should be obtained from legit sites only.

Users might also come across an alert that declares they have been selected to win some kind of prize or to participate in a competition. The ads try to convince users that a certain company (commonly Google, Amazon or Facebook) is having a giveaway and is giving away expensive gadgets (iPhones, Samsung smartphones, etc as prizes. However, users would need to either fill in a survey or pay a small fee to supposedly be able to get the reward. Whatever the scenario may be, users’ sensitive information would be asked. If users provide that information, it would go straight to the crooks. Users may be further scammed using that information, or it would be sold in a data block. There are no legitimate giveaways hosted this way, so it is safe to view all ads promising prizes as scams.

Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer uninstallation

It’ll probably be necessary to employ an anti-spyware tool to eliminate Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer. The security utility would delete the threat automatically so the removal process would be made easier. However, users can also remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer adware in a manual way. Manual elimination instructions will be provided below this article for those who are not sure about how to proceed with the process. For users who have granted notifications consent, they have to retract it to block the advertisements.

Mozilla Firefox: Options -> Privacy & Security -> Notifications (under Permissions) -> Settings.

Google Chrome: Settings -> search for ‘Notifications’ -> Content settings -> Notifications.

All users really need to do is press Remove Website to cancel the authorization.

Learn how to remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from your computer

Step 1. Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Windows 10

  1. Start → Settings → System → Apps & features. win10 start How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  2. Find all the unwanted programs, press on them and select Uninstall. win10 system uninstall How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

Step 2. Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Windows 8

  1. Open the menu, select the search option and type in Control Panel. win8 type control How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features → Find all unwanted programs and press Uninstall. win8 remove program How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

Step 3. Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Windows 7

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7 start How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  2. Find all unwanted programs and press Uninstall. win7 uninstall program How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

Step 4. Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Windows XP

  1. Start → Settings → Control Panel → Add or Remove Programs. win xp start control How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  2. Find all unwanted programs and press Uninstall. win xp control panel How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

Step 5. Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and select Applications.
  2. Find all unwanted programs and drag them to the trash icon in your dock. Alternately, you can right-click on them and select Move to Trash. mac os app remove How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. Empty the Trash by right-clicking on the icon in your dock and selecting 'Empty Trash'.

Step 6. Delete Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from browsers

a) Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press on the Gear icon (top right corner) and select Manage add-ons. IE gear How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. On the left side, select Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press Disable. IE add ons How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  5. Close the window.

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press on the Gear icon (top right corner) and select Internet options. ie menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. In General, delete the URL and type in your preferred homepage website. IE settings2 How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. Press Apply to save the changes and exit the window.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press on the Gear icon (top right corner) and select Internet options. ie menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. Select the Advanced tab and press Reset (near the bottom of the window). ie settings advanced How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says 'Delete personal settings'. IE reset How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  5. Press Reset, then OK to close the window.
If the changes were reversed again and the threat is still present, we recommend you obtain anti-spyware software to deal with the infection.

d) Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner) and press Settings.
  3. Select Extensions, located in the menu on the left. chrome menu extensions How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press the bin icon. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you trouble, you can uncheck the box that says 'Enabled' and that will disable the extension without deleting it. chrome extensions delete How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner) and press Settings. chrome menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. In Settings, under On start up, select Set pages. chrome startup page How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. In the window that appears, put in the URL of the website you want to set as your homepage. Press OK.
  5. Under Search, choose the search engine you want to set as default. chrome search engines How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner) and press Settings. chrome menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. Scroll down and press Show advanced settings. chrome settings How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. At the bottom, you will find the option to Reset settings. chrome reset How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  5. In the window that appears, press Reset.
If the changes were reversed again and the threat is still present, we recommend you obtain anti-spyware software to deal with the infection.

g) Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner). mozilla menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. Select Add-ons.
  4. In the Extensions tab, remove all suspicious extensions. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you trouble, you can press 'Disable' and that will disable the extension without deleting it. mozilla extensions How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner). mozilla menu options How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  3. Select Options.
  4. In General, delete the URL in 'Home page' and type in the one you prefer. mozilla options How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner).
  3. Select the Help button (the question mark at the bottom).
  4. Press Troubleshooting Information.mozilla troubleshooting How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  5. Select Refresh Firefox. mozilla reset How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  6. In the window that appears, press Refresh Firefox again.
If the changes were reversed again and the threat is still present, we recommend you obtain anti-spyware software to deal with the infection.

) Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Microsoft Edge

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press More (the three dots on the top right corner).
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Find all suspicious extensions, right-click on them and select Remove.

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press More (the three dots on the top right corner).
  3. Press Settings. edge menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. In Settings, under Open with, select A specific page or pages. edge set page How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  5. You can select your homepage there. Select Custom to be able to put in your preferred homepage.

) Reset Microsoft Edge

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press More (the three dots on the top right corner).
  3. Press Settings. edge menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. In Settings, scroll down to Clear browsing data and press Choose what to clear. edge settings How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  5. Select everything and press Clear. edge clear data How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

) Remove Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer from Safari

  1. Open your browser.
  2. In the toolbar at the top of your screen, press on Safari.
  3. Select Preferences and click on the Extensions tab. safari menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. Delete all suspicious extensions. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you trouble, you can uncheck the box that says 'Enable' and that will disable the extension without deleting it. safari extensions How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer

) Reset Safari

Safari no longer has a reset button, so you have to manually do everything.
  1. Open your browser.
  2. In the toolbar at the top of your screen, press on Safari.
  3. Select Clear History, pick 'all history' and press 'Clear History'. safari clear history How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  4. Select Safari again and press Preferences.
  5. In Advanced, press on 'Show Develop menu in menu bar'. safari advanced How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
  6. In the toolbar at the top of your screen, press on Develop, and select Empty Caches. safari develop menu How to uninstall Full PC Care 2.0 Optimizer
If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.
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