My Faster PC (MyFasterPC) – fake system optimizer

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The internet is full of various optimizer programs and My Faster PC is considered as one of them. It is not a secret that cyber criminals are developing their malicious programs and using system optimizers of programs to spread them. The installation of such program may be silent and you won`t even know how it got inside of your system. Such programs are often considered as potentially unwanted programs and advised for removal as soon as possible.


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My Faster PC

Detaild info on My Faster PC:

Folders:

    C:\Program Files\ConsumerSoft\My Faster PC
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\My Faster PC
    C:\User\%username%\Appdata\Roaming\ConsumerSoft

Registry keys:

    HKCU\Software\ConsumerSoft\My Faster PC
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{4673297B-FFAD-4F12-A6B9-8E79ADE56CF6}_is1
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run|My Faster PC
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run|DefragReminder

Processes:

  • MyFasterPC.exe
  • MD5: f77e063f013aaa96cbfd0003557b730c
    FileSize: 9.2 MB

  • DefragReminder.exe
  • MD5: 8f85e1ed81309f006be231da3e79ede9
    FileSize: 898.0 KB

How to detect My Faster PC:

Antivirus Result
AVware

Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

Ad-Aware

Application.Generic.1669420

AegisLab

Riskware.Gen!c

Arcabit

Application.Generic.D19792C

Avira (no cloud)

PUA/MyFasterPC.EL.106

Baidu

Win32.Trojan.WisdomEyes.16070401.9500.9761

BitDefender

Application.Generic.1669420

ESET-NOD32

a variant of Win32/Adware.MyFasterPC

F-Secure

Application.Generic.1669420

Fortinet

Riskware/MyFasterPC

GData

Application.Generic.1669420

Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.MyFasterPC

Even though My Faster PC looks like a normal optimizer program, it uses strange and not welcome techniques of installation. Bundles, viral advertising on fake official websites, redirects, wrapped downloaders and a lot of other methods like that are being used by developers to promote and spread this software among as many users as possible.

The main process may have a digital signature signed by some suspicious publisher that is associated with adware\malware spreading. This sample had a Consumer Software International signature.

My Faster PC virus

After the successful installation of My Faster PC program, it will start itself and perform a scan of your computer. Unfortunately, the results this program shows to users in most cases are fake, it will show entries that were never on your computer. Only because of this suspicious behavior you should remove this program, but My Faster PC also shows you a lot of pop-ups and reminders about scans and defragmentation of your system. It will annoy you a lot and may carry additional danger like viral ads with redirections.

All these reasons are sufficient to remove My Faster PC program from your computer and scan it with a proper removal instrument designed specifically for such cases. Follow the steps from the removal guide below.

My Faster PC automatic removal tool:

My Faster PC removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Click on “Fix Now” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with My Faster PC in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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