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Do Not Install AdvancePCTools, AdvPCTools or Advance System Care - it Contains Adwares and Other Malware

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Do Not Install AdvancePCTools, AdvPCTools or Advance System Care - it Contains Adwares and Other Malware

The website advancepctools.info or advancepctools.net, which claims its program, called AdvPCTools or Advance System Care, will clean, optimize and speed up your PC, contains Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). Potentially Unwanted Programs are applications that contain adwares, toolbars or web browser hijackers and other malware. These programs tend to be difficult to remove after they have been installed on your computer. And, will continuously display annoying unwanted pop-up advertisements, and take you to phishing or malicious websites that will steal your personal or financial information, or infect your computer with viruses, spyware, ransomware and other malware.

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The Website - www.advancepctools.info or www.advancepctools.net

www.advancepctools.info or www.advancepctools.net

The owners of the bogus software use the following fake message to trick online users into installing the fake software, by tricking them into believing that their computers or mobile devices are infected with a virus:

Your system is heavily damaged by (4) virus!

Home Update History Settings

Windows Defender have detected that your Windows 10.0 is 28.1% DAMAGED because of (4) harmful viruses

If you do not remove the virus now, it will cause permanent damage to your system, corrupt your photos, data, applications, etc.

Here's what you NEED to do (step by step):

Step 1: Install Microsoft Advance System Care

Step 2: Activate the full paid version using Microsoft Store

Step 3: Remove the viruses

Time till critical system failure: 6 minutes and 1 seconds

Real time protection: Off

Virus and spyware definitions: Out of date


If you have already installed AdvancePCTools, click here to use AdwCleaner to remove the Potentially Unwanted Programs that were installed.. AdwCleaner is a very small program and doesn't require any installation.

We do not recommend installing the AdvancePCTools, AdvPCTools or Advance System Care.

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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2017 by an anonymous user from or near: Kingston, Jamaica

    FYI -- Received two of these today with the same receipt number.

    ----- Forwarded Message -----
    From: ITunes do.not_replay@lcsc.edu
    Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:56 PM
    Subject: Receipt Item #5420610167339   

    This email confirms your purchase of the following subscription
    Name of Subscription:

    Netflix 1S Plan
    Application: Apple
    Content Provider:Netflix, Inc.
    Date of purchase: 22 March 2017
    Subscription Period:

    3 month Price: 97.99
    Payment Method: E-Payments"


  • Posted: Mar 16, 2017 by info

    The fraudulent antivirus is now located at www.pccleaner.tips. Please do not visit the website and if you are taken there, just close your browser window.


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