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PerformanceOptimizer

Updated:
August 6, 2015 3:32:02 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
PerformanceOptimizer
Version:
1.0
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PerformanceOptimizer is a misleading application that reports false errors on the computer.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2007 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 10, 2007
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