What is MPC Cleaner

MPC Cleaner is a rouge software developed by DotCash Limited. This software has inbuilt system optimizer and registry cleaners but they are considered as potential unwanted program because of their annoying advertisements, frequent popups, changing the browser settings and making your system slow in performance.MPC Cleaner changes your default browser search engine and homepage to search.mpc.am and it will install many bundled unwanted programs like MPC Hot News in your system. Mainly MPC Cleaner shows sponsored ads in their software and earns when user clicks on them. Here, we are providing step-by-step tutorial to remove /uninstall MPC Cleaner from your PC and remove search.mpc.am from your Browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome

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How MPC Cleaner infected your PC

You can find the MPC Cleaner bundled with many free installers of various software. When you launch their installers and open the setup files, you will be offered with option to install some unwanted and malicious applications like toolbars, MPC cleaner. You can see the image below to understand the process of infection to your system.

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Before you continue to install your software, you can uncheck the checkboxes near each of the applications. In this case, unselect MPC Cleaner, this will prevent the installer from installing the unwanted programs. We recommend to uncheck all the programs to avoid your pc from infection and performance slow down.

Download MPC Cleaner Removal Tool

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How to Remove MPC Cleaner Manually

We currently don’t recommend to remove the MPC Cleaner manually, for more better solution use automatic Removal Tools.

Select the Safe Mode

To proceed with the manual removal method, you need to terminate the normal mode, and reboot the infected system in the safe mode. This can be done by restarting your computer, and when the system is in restarting process, you have to open the boot options menu with the help of F8 key, and select the safe mode option from the list of different options to boot your computer in the safe mode.

Remove the Associated Processes

The next step is, killing of the malicious processes associated with the MPC Cleaner. You can do this by accessing the windows task manager which can be opened by holding the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together. Once you are able to see the task manager window, you have to click on the processes tab , and delete following process from the list of running processes:-

%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

 

MPC Cleaner files:
CrashReport.exe
AdcManager.dll
AndriodServer.dll
BrowserPlugIn.dll
CeBase.dll
Cleaner.dll
Config.dll
Database.dll
DataCenter.dll
FloatFrame.dll
Guid.dll
LogReport.dll
LpcManager.dll
MainFrame.dll
Monitor.dll
MPC.exe
MPCAnalysisPdb.exe
MPCAutoClean.exe
MPCCheckDump.exe
MPCProtectService.exe
MpcSafeDll.dll
MpcSafeDll64.dll
MPCSecurity.exe
MPCSetting.exe
MPCSmartBalance.exe
MpcTray64.exe
Report.dll
SafeNavi.dll
SafeNavi64.dll
SafeProtect.dll
SetupFrame.dll
SmartBalance.dll
Support.dll
TrayFrame.dll
Uninstall.exe
UninstallFrame.dll
UninstDelete.exe
Update.dll
UpdateHost.exe
Upgrade.dll
Utility.dll
Web.dll
WinService.dll
XBus.dll
XProcessBus.dll
XSkin.dll
MPCDelete.exe
AdbWinApi.dll
AdbWinUsbApi.dll

MPC Cleaner folders:
C:\Program Files\MPC Cleaner\

Remove the Corrupt Registry Entries

You have to delete the malicious registry entries created by this dangerous malware to complete the manual removal process. In order to clean the windows registry from these corrupt entries, you need to access the registry editor with the help of Regedit command which can be executed through the Run option available in the Start menu. Following are the entries that are required to be deleted:-

MPC Cleaner registry keys:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MPC Cleaner\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MPC Cleaner
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MPC Cleaner\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MPC Cleaner\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MPC Cleaner\DisplayName MPC Cleaner

Remove MPC Cleaner from Control Panel

In order to remove MPC Cleaner from your system, you must uninstall it using Control Panel. This will be in various names like “MPC Cleaner – Uninstall” or just “MPC Cleaner” or MPC Cleaner Homepage.

Follow the below instructions for removing on Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Steps to Remove MPC Cleaner from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click on Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Choose MPC Cleaner – Uninstall.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Steps to Remove MPC Cleaner from Windows 7:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Then navigate to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a Program.
  4. Choose MPC Cleaner – Uninstall and then click Uninstall.

Steps to Remove MPC Cleaner from Windows 8:

  1. Just Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click on Apps.
  4. Then choose Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find MPC Cleaner – Uninstall, click Uninstall.

Steps to Remove MPC Cleaner from Windows 10:

  1. Just Right-click on the Start button.
  2. Open the menu and select Programs and Features.
  3. Find MPC Cleaner – Uninstall in the list.
  4. Finally Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Disclaimer: Altering your windows registry items and other computer files should only be attempted by knowledgeable computer users. Errors in registry items may lead to some technical problems affecting other aspects of your machine. We advise you to attempt all these manual steps at your own risk, or else it is better use the Automatic removal tool below.

 

Download MPC Cleaner Removal Tool

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