PC Privacy Dock
There are numerous questionable applications out there on the web. One of such applications is known as PC Privacy Dock, which has been categorized as a potentially unwanted program due to its questionable functionality and suspicious distribution methods. It has been noticed that this application is advertised as a great tool to improve your PC’s virtual security and online privacy. It might sound like a great tool to have, but it must be noted that this program does not function in the best way possible. Unfortunately, our reports show that quite a few users have this program already running on their PCs. If you are one of these users and wish to get rid of PC Privacy Dock, be sure to use the removal guide provided below. Read the rest of this article to find out why we recommend removal of this program and to learn how it functions.
Once this questionable application gains access to your PC, it will almost instantly start a system scan to determinate the alleged errors on your PC. Even though some infections that it finds could turn out to be quite legitimate, it has to be said that our research found that PC Privacy Dock might inform you of "errors" that are questionable, to say the least. For example, it has been noticed that in some cases this questionable program could report inactive registry entries or temporary files as errors. Unfortunately, not all users are able to differentiate the questionable errors from the legitimate ones. The fact is that questionable scan results are used to scare naïve Internet users into purchasing the full version of PC Privacy Dock, which is supposedly needed to remove the alleged threats from your computer. We strongly advise you to use other tools to optimize your PC, as PC Privacy Dock is not the best one out there. Such activity of PC Privacy Dock is one of the main reasons why its removal should be executed.
Another reason this dubious application is dubbed a potentially unwanted program is its questionable distribution methods. Even though it is possible to download this suspicious application from its official website, it has been discovered that in some cases PC Privacy Dock could come as a part of a software bundle. Such distribution is often used by quite a few suspicious and even potentially malicious applications. In order to avoid getting your PC infected in this way, you are strongly advised to avoid third-party download websites because they are known to be the primary source of software bundles. Additionally, we strongly advise you to install a professional antimalware tool because it would always warn you about any suspicious installer or website beforehand.
The removal of PC Privacy Dock is fortunately rather simple because you can delete it via Control Panel. Unfortunately, it has been noticed that in some cases the potentially unwanted program might not be removed entirely, since some leftover files were seen still active. In order to remove this questionable program entirely, we strongly advise you to use a professional antimalware tool.
How to remove PC Privacy Dock from your PC
Windows Vista and Windows 7