PC Doctor is an adware that claims to enhance user’s safety and computer system performance. However, it is ad-supported program that displays ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. PC Doctor owners get paid for your clicks on promoted ads, and PC Doctor distributors get some income for installed copies of PC Doctor. PC Doctor is often deceptively installed with free programs that you may download from the web. Such practice is called bundling, and PC Doctor is just a one of adware programs that are installed this way. If you want to remove PC Doctor adware and get rid of these ads, then you need to some work. First, you need to remove PC Doctor application installed as a Windows program. Then you need to remove PC Doctor extension from your Chrome, PC Doctor add-on from your Firefox, and PC Doctor BHO (browser helper object from your Internet Explorer. The last thing is cleaning you browser cache, removing temporary internet files, and restarting your web browsers. Just follow the guide below for PC Doctor adware removal, or use the offered removal tool that helps to remove PC Doctor and other malicious programs automatically.
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What is PC Doctor?
PC Doctor is a program that promises to make your system robust and your web browsing safe. In fact it will slow your system and compromise your security when it will offer you a bunch of ads displayed in your web browser. Adware is often distributed, deceptively promoted and installed with other free programs that you download. If you fail to notice and disable PC Doctor before installing a free program, than PC Doctor components are automatically installed, and you will see ads and various deals in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer when you visit various websites related to online shopping. While it is not malicious, PC Doctor as any other adware just wastes your web traffic and compromises your privacy by tracking your browsing history. If your profile is shared among promoters, then you will get more ads and junk mail. So, it’s your choice, and if you want to remove PC Doctor, then this guide is for you. It is easy to remove PC Doctor components, and you can get rid of all ads displayed in your web browser unless you have other malicious programs installed.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
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Remove PC Doctor Ads Manually
You need to uninstall all the PC Doctor components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to PC Doctor.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-malware and anti-virus software to make sure that other threats are found and removed.
Uninstall PC Doctor on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "PC Doctor" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall PC Doctor on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight PC Doctor program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall PC Doctor on Windows XP
Uninstalling PC Doctor from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on PC Doctor program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove PC Doctor from Chrome
Remove PC Doctor extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find PC Doctor extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove PC Doctor from Firefox
Remove PC Doctor add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find PC Doctor add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove PC Doctor from Internet Explorer
Remove PC Doctor extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on PC Doctor, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can make a check for presence of suspicious programs with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.
Remove PC Doctor Adware Infection Completely
PC Doctor adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove PC Doctor adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software comes with a free professional support and a free scanners that you can use for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated removal process that is more safe and reliable.