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AutoClean Pro 2018 promotes itself as a PC optimization and malware removal tool, but actually the developers of this tool promote it to deceive users so that users end up installing the paid version of the program seeing attractive features. Many a times users are lured by the deals and get involved into paying for the registered version of the product. AutoClean Pro 2018 is a rough application which is the current variant of SpeedUp PC 2018 and Wise System Mechanic. Its developers are re-branding it by saying that they have millions of customers using their legitimate and trusted product effectively.

To promote itself, it offers free scan of your device if you agree and end up installing it on your device. While running scan, it finds number of infections and errors that are staying inside your machine. Once you install AutoClean Pro 2018, it shows scary alerts and pop-ups and claim that it will clean them and when you click on the fix or repair button, it opens a browser window to make payment for installing the paid version of this program. Though this approach its users not only get trapped but also they end up sharing their personal information especially credit card numbers.

AutoClean Pro 2018 is a program of suspicious nature and the warnings, alerts, and all troubles that it claims to discovers all false findings to mislead users and entice them to buy the full version. As we know that it is a suspicious program, so we do not recommend these proceedings. Rather if you have installed it, using valid and reputable tools will be more appropriate to deal with this rogue program. Through Add-Remove Programs of Windows, uninstall AutoClean Pro 2018 and after that as suggested below thoroughly scan the system with efficient malware and virus removal tool.

How to Remove AutoClean Pro 2018

There is comprehensive guide written in an easy to understand manner for your help to remove threats from the affected computer.

Important Note: Backed up all important data before proceeding with the succeeding steps.

Stage 1: Uninstall AutoClean Pro 2018 from Windows

  1. Press Windows and R to open Run box.
  2. Type appwiz.cpl under Run or Search box and press enter or click OK.
  3. You will see an Add/Remove Program window, select AutoClean Pro 2018 from the list.
  4. To remove the unwanted program, click on Uninstall button.

Stage 2: Scan AutoClean Pro 2018 with defencebyte AV Pro and Delete it

  1. Download and install the defencebyte AV Pro on your device.
  2. Save the file on the desktop or at any other location from where you can access it easily.
  3. Windows will prompt about the download once it is complete.
  4. Double click on the file defencebyteAVPro_.exe or browse the location of the folder to find it and click the program to run it.
  5. Accept the license terms and follow onscreen instructions to complete the download process.
  6. Run a scan on your machine to find adware, browser hijacker, extensions, plug-ins, add-ons, PUP, harmful programs, and other malicious entities once the download is complete.
  7. Carry on with the remaining removal process by following on-screen instructions.
  8. Reboot your system for everything to take effect, once the scan and removal process is completed.

Stage 3: Use Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool to double-check for AutoClean Pro 2018 leftover

  1. Download the free scanner called Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool.
  2. To make sure that the right tool gets download on your device, the tool automatically checks the operating system then suggest appropriate version that one need to download. To begin with the download process, click on Download button and save the file to a convenient location like Desktop.
  3. Windows will prompt that download has completed after downloading the file. To start scanning for AutoClean Pro 2018, click Run. Otherwise option is to browse the location folder and click on the file twice to run.
  4. You will see Welcome screen on your device screen, here click on Next option. There on the screen you will see the message “This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product.” This program is made specifically to find malware, viruses, Trojans, and other harmful elements on the computer and eradicate them but not designed to protect the computer.
  5. Next, you will see Scan Type options. To make sure that all AutoClean Pro 2018 entities and other harmful files staying there on the computer are found and removed, choose Full Scan. You can choose for Customized Scan if you are an advanced computer user and you want to include other drives or folders in this scan.
  6. Full scan may take some time so please wait until the Tool to completes the tasks. However, if you want to cancel the task anytime, click on the Cancel button.
  7. After completing the scanning process, the tool will show all identified threats. However, there may be other threats as well that tool is fail to detect in first scan. To remove the detected threats and items, click on remove/delete all detected items option.
  8. You may now close the Software Removal Tool once the removal process is completed. Hopefully, AutoClean Pro 2018 will be completely deleted from the computer. Now to proceed with the normal operation, please restart Windows.

Stage 4: Scan the computer with Anti-Malware Program

  1. To scan your computer with anti-malware, download the free scanner called MalwareBytes Anti-Malware.
  2. Once downloading is completed, install the program. It may run automatically and if it doesn’t, double-click on the downloaded file MB3-Setup.exe.
  3. Use only the default setup to proceed with the installation. If in case you require the complete setup procedure, refer to the download page.
  4. At the last stage of installation process, run the program by clicking on the Finish button.
  5. Select Scan from the menu on Malwarebytes Anti-Malware console to see available Scan Method.
  6. Now, click on Threat Scan. To find any hidden items linked to AutoClean Pro 2018, this definitely is one of the most comprehensive scan methods.
  7. To start checking the computer, click Start Scan button.
  8. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will show the list of identified threats when scanning is done. Remove all identified threats and to finalize the scan process, restart the computer.

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