Remove SlimCleaner Plus Virus | Updated


I wrote this article to help you remove SlimCleaner Plus. This SlimCleaner Plus removal guide works for all Windows versions.

SlimCleaner Plus is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) which is usually distributed with the assistance of third-party installers bundled with other Windows-compatible programs. Due to the fact that SlimCleaner Plus is compatible with the three major web browsers – IE, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, the program could be installed on any of them. If this case with your PC, you are strongly advised to locate and delete the PUP as soon as you notice it on your virtual machine.

As SlimCleaner Plus is a paid program, you will have to pay $19.99 if you want to use it. You can obtain the application from its website – Though, what you should know is that this is not the only method SlimCleaner Plus could use to infiltrate your system. The unwanted program can enter the system during the setup process of new software, because you don’t read the terms and conditions provided by the setup wizard of the application. In this case, you simply agree to everything and let the adware into the system without even realizing it.

SlimCleaner Plus uses other methods of invasion as well. The tool often hides behind spam email attachments, corrupted links, or websites to enter your computer, or it just poses as a bogus system or a program update.

As soon as SlimCleaner Plus infects your virtual machine, the program will commence a full-on bombardment of all sorts of warnings after that. These warnings will try to convince you that your hard drive needs optimization and while you’re in panic, to purchase this tool. However, what you should know about SlimCleaner Plus is that you should remove it from your PC, instead of buying it. Otherwise, you are very likely to experience lots of security-related issues.

Remove SlimCleaner Plus
The SlimCleaner Plus Virus

Despite the fact that SlimCleaner Plus is supposed to optimize your browsing sessions, the adware application makes this process harder instead. The program communicates with remote adware servers and displays various commercial advertisements, such as pop-ups and banner offers, every time you try to use your web browser. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee if these ads are reliable or not, thus opening any of them puts your system in danger. Besides, the numerous pop-ups provided by SlimCleaner Plus, are capable of slowing down your Internet speed, experiencing frequent system crashes and interrupting your browsing activity. Thus, you must delete SlimCleaner Plus from your PC as soon as possible.

Apart from flooding your monitor with numerous pop-up advertisements, SlimCleaner Plus will be constantly presenting you with scan results which appear to be absolutely fake. These scan results will report that the drivers of your software programs should be updated, and in order to do that you need to purchase the full version of SlimCleaner Plus. Be aware that the scan results are deceptive, thus you should not purchase this potentially dangerous program.

In case that your browsing sessions have been redirected to unreliable and insecure websites, some compromised files and computer viruses may have managed to penetrate into your PC. As a result, infections may be now hidden in the system and they may make it possible for cyber criminals to gain access to your computer and steal your personal and financial details. If this happens, the only way to remove any threats and viruses completely and protect your information from being stolen is to use the aforementioned antimalware program. By using it, you can easily locate and delete all the threats hidden on your system.

SlimCleaner Plus Removal

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.


Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.


Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.


Go to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still cannot remove SlimCleaner Plus from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.


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