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OptimumPcBoost

Updated:
July 18, 2014 10:58:13 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Name:
OptimumPcBoost
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000

Behavior

OptimumPcBoost is a potentially unwanted application that displays misleading information about issues it claims are slowing down the computer. It may then ask the user to pay to fix the issues.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 18, 2014 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 3, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 4, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 23, 2014
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