How to remove Universal PC Care

What is an advertising-supported program

Universal PC Care ads are appearing on your screen because you have an adware installed. In case you do not remember installing it, then you could have acquired it when you installed some free application. An advertising-supported application is easy to identify, mainly because of all the advertisements. You can tell it is an adware from the large amount of ads popping up. It will quickly become obvious that an adware generated advertisements can be highly intrusive, and will come in various forms. Even if an advertising-supported application is not considered to be a very serious infection, remain focused since you might be led to some malware. If you want to dodge a malicious program contamination, you will need to eliminate Universal PC Care as soon as possible.


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How does Universal PC Care affect my OS?

You set up the advertising-supported application, but you probably did it without knowing. These kinds of contaminations are attached to freeware in a way that permits them to set up alongside, and it’s referred to as the bundling method. There are a couple of things you should keep in mind when setting up free applications. One, if some type of item is attached to the program and you use Default mode during its installation, you will unintentionally install that offer as well. Selecting Advanced (Custom) settings during free application installation would be the correct choice because you will not only be able to check for added items but will be given the option of unchecking everything. It’s much more simple to untick the added offers than it would be to remove Universal PC Care later on, so take this seriously.

When the adware sets up, you will witness a growth in ads popping up on your screen, and that will be very noticeable. You might not feel the increased amount of adverts is unusual but if you notice “Ad by Universal PC Care”, then you need to remove Universal PC Care. An adware all of the major browsers, be it Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. After some time, more customized advertisements will start appearing. In order to know what you would be interested in, the ad-supported application is compiling info about you. An advertising-supported application primarily aims to expose you to adverts, so it’s usually harmless by itself but you ought to not let your guard down. Because an advertising-supported software does not filter through what kinds of websites it will expose you to, if you were to press on a harmful one, malicious programs may invade your system. Which is why you ought to eliminate Universal PC Care.

Methods to terminate Universal PC Care

Depending on how much experience you have with computers, there are two ways to uninstall Universal PC Care. If you choose to terminate Universal PC Care by hand, you would need to identify the infection yourself, which can cause trouble. Guidelines to aid with by hand Universal PC Care removal will be presented below. You may also allow anti-spyware program to eliminate Universal PC Care, and that would be a quicker option.

Learn how to remove Universal PC Care from your computer

Step 1. Universal PC Care Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to remove Universal PC Care
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to remove Universal PC Care

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to remove Universal PC Care
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to remove Universal PC Care

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to remove Universal PC Care
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to remove Universal PC Care

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to remove Universal PC Care
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Universal PC Care from browsers

a) Remove Universal PC Care from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove Universal PC Care
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to remove Universal PC Care
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to remove Universal PC Care
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to remove Universal PC Care
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Universal PC Care from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to remove Universal PC Care
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to remove Universal PC Care
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to remove Universal PC Care
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Universal PC Care from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to remove Universal PC Care
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to remove Universal PC Care
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to remove Universal PC Care
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Universal PC Care from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to remove Universal PC Care

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to remove Universal PC Care

k) Remove Universal PC Care from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to remove Universal PC Care
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to remove Universal PC Care
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to remove Universal PC Care
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to remove Universal PC Care
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to remove Universal PC Care
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.
Download Removal Toolto remove Universal PC Care

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

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