What is OptimizerPro.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the OptimizerPro.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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OptimizerPro.exe file information

The process known as Updater or Optimizer Pro – Clean up your PC belongs to software Optimizer Pro or PC Utilities Software by PC Utilities Software.

Description: OptimizerPro.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. OptimizerPro.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 348,160 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 233,472 bytes and 7 more variants. 
OptimizerPro.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. There is no information about the author of the file. OptimizerPro.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to do the following:
  • ask Customer Support to assist you
  • safely remove the program using the uninstall program of PC Utilities Software Limited or OptimizerPro (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)

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If OptimizerPro.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 51% dangerous. The file size is 348,160 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 233,472 bytes, 540,160 bytes or 5,971,960 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. OptimizerPro.exe is able to monitor applications.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to safely remove the program using the uninstall program of OptimizerPro or PC Utilities Software Limited (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as OptimizerPro.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example RDN/Generic Downloader.x!ip or Artemis!296040009449 (detected by McAfee), and SecurityRisk.Downldr or Heur.AdvML.B (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the OptimizerPro.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Updater has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

its listed in control panel
  Michael J Quinn  

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Best practices for resolving OptimizerPro issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with OptimizerPro. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the OptimizerPro.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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