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PerformanceOptimizer

Updated:
August 6, 2015 3:32:02 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
PerformanceOptimizer
Version:
1.0
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Behavior

PerformanceOptimizer is a misleading application that reports false errors on the computer.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2007 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 12, 2014 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 10, 2007
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