What is PC Gold Optimizer

PC Gold Optimizer (and System Repair) is a delusive program meant to solve performance issues. Unfortunately, the declared efficiency claimed by developers does not match reality. It has been determined that generated problems regarding registry and other segments appear to be fake. Whenever you run a scan, the program will find multiple problems that have to be solved. In fact, this could be a visual trick by generating false positives to attract people into purchasing the full version, which is required to implement the full removal of errors. Not only PC Gold Optimizer does not bring any benefit, but it also can damage your PC by changing registry keys incorrectly. This is why we recommend you release your computer from another Potentially Unwanted Program like PC Gold Optimizer. Even trusted antimalware vendors gave negative ratings and advised removing it from your system. You will find step-by-step instructions to do this down below.

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How PC Gold Optimizer infected your computer

One more trait that makes people consider PC Gold Optimizer an unwanted program is distribution methods. Developers promote it bundled with other freeware that is advertised on the web. Whenever you opt for a third-party installation, it is important to check the “Advanced” or Custom” sections for additional offers. Oftentimes users skip over them and let unwanted software to be installed at the end of the setup. This is a fatal mistake because users then struggle to delete stubborn applications that do not concede that easy. If you are one of the victims, our guide below will answer all questions upon combating unwanted software and establishing protection in the future.

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To remove PC Gold Optimizer from Windows completely, we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of PC Gold Optimizer and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars. The trial version of SpyHunter 5 offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Remove PC Gold Optimizer manually for free

Here is a manual step-by-step tutorial for full PC Gold Optimizer removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of PC Gold Optimizer installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Remove PC Gold Optimizer from Control Panel

To start removing PC Gold Optimizer you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

Remove PC Gold Optimizer from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PC Gold Optimizer.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove PC Gold Optimizer from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find PC Gold Optimizer and click Uninstall.

Remove PC Gold Optimizer from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find PC Gold Optimizer, click Uninstall.

Remove PC Gold Optimizer from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall PC Gold Optimizer from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate PC Gold Optimizer in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate PC Gold Optimizer in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall PC Gold Optimizer

In some cases, PC Gold Optimizer won’t uninstall and gives you message, that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall PC Gold Optimizer. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing PC Gold Optimizer folder and files. This happens, because file wtc.exe or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall PC Gold Optimizer in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting type F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove PC Gold Optimizer

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

PC Gold Optimizer files:


MaterialDesignColors.dll
MaterialDesignThemes.Wpf.dll
PC Gold Optimizer and system repair.exe
PC Gold Optimizer and system repair.url
ServiceStack.Client.dll
ServiceStack.Interfaces.dll
ServiceStack.Text.dll
shield.ico
Stripe.dll
sysfunction.bin
sysset.bin
System.Buffers.dll
System.Numerics.Vectors.dll
uninst.exe
WpfAnimatedGif.dll
Uninstall.lnk
Website.lnk
systemrell.mkv

PC Gold Optimizer folders:

C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Gold Optimizer and system repair
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PC Gold Optimizer and system repair

PC Gold Optimizer registry keys:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\PC Gold Optimizer and system repair.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Gold Optimizer and system repair
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Winzard System Repair"="REG_SZ" "C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Gold Optimizer and system repair\PC Gold Optimizer and system repair.exe"

How to block ads and pop-ups, offering to download PC Gold Optimizer

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As PC Gold Optimizer is mostly distributed via special ads and pop-ups promising to fix windows errors or remove viruses, a good way to avoid installation of PC Gold Optimizer is to block such ads in browsers. There are a couple of programs that have such functions. We recommend you to use AdGuard to remove ads by PC Gold Optimizer from browsers. Download free trial here:

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