- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Shows commercial adverts
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
- Annoying Pop-up's
- Slow Computer
PC Scout is a dangerous rogue security program that makes use of false security alerts in order to trick its users. PC Scout or PCScout may gain access to your computer via pop ups, fake video codecs as well as certain malicious Trojans. PC Scout will do fake a security scan once it has gained access to your computer and it will appear authentic. The trick is not to be tricked by PC Scout, but rather to be actively aware with regard to what is going on.
After the fake scan has taken place, PC Scout goes one step further by presenting you with fake scan results. These results guaranteed will tell you that malicious threats are running on your computer and that you need to remove them. The truth is that you do need to remove something malicious from your computer but it is not the stuff that it claims. Truth be told the only thing which you urgently need to get rid of is PC Scout itself.
Do not buy the full version that it offers you under any circumstances. Do not download or install anything remotely related to PC Scout. Be warned in advance that it is all fake and will only cause you and your computer problems which you don't need. If you suspect that you may have PC Scout on your system, you need to remove it as soon as possible. It is strongly suggested that you may use of a genuine antispyware removal product that will detect and remove PC Scout.
How to manually remove PC Scout
Files associated with PC Scout infection:
PC Scout Support.lnk
Uninstall PC Scout.lnk
%AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PC Scout
PC Scout DLL's to remove:
PC Scout processes to kill:
Remove PC Scout registry entries: