- June 23, 2015 4:07:14 PM
- Potentially Unwanted App
- Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
PUA.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.
Note: Virus definitions dated June 23, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as OptimumPcBoost.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2014 revision 001
Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 23, 2014
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