What is Baidu PC Faster
Baidu PC Faster is a system optimizer, classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) due to is behaviour and distribution methods. It’s not a malicious program but it does try to trick you into purchasing an unnecessary program. The program may appear out of the blue and start pestering you with notifications about supposed issues on your computer. By showing you a large number of issues, it will try to convince you to buy the full version of the program, which is necessary to use the cleaning feature. Buying the program is obviously not recommended as you would just be wasting your money. The issues detected by this program may not be as serious as they are made out to be, or they might not exist at all. So it’s recommended to delete Baidu PC Faster.
The program could have used software bundling to install. It was likely attached to some free program you installed, and you did not notice. This happens quite often to users, which is why browser hijackers, adware and PUPs are such common infections. Carry on reading to find out how you can avoid these infections in the future.
Baidu PC Faster spreads via software bundling
The program comes attached to free software as an extra offer. This method is called software bundling. A lot of minor infections spread this. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to avoid installing these offers.
When installing freeware, pay attention to the process. The most important part is opting for Advanced (Custom) settings. Unlike Default, Advanced will make all offers visible and you will be able to deselect all of them. All you really need to do is uncheck the boxes of those offers.
Unchecking all offers is recommended when installing freeware as none of those offers will ever be of any use to you. And deselecting a few boxes is much easier than uninstalling programs.
Should you uninstall Baidu PC Faster
Once the program installs, it will start showing you notifications about issues on your computer. Baidu PC Faster is a system optimizer so it will scan for junk, memory issues, unnecessary files, and virus. Scans results may startle you with how many issues are detected. A lot of PUPs try to trick users by displaying false results or by claiming minor issues are serious. When users try to fix the detected problems using the program, they are asked to purchase the full version of the program.
Before you make a purchase, we suggest you take a closer look at what the program detects as issues, and whether they actually exist. If they do, most of them can be solved manually.
Many users believe system optimizers are completely unnecessary programs and can actually do more harm than good by deleting certain necessary files. Whether you want to have such a program is up to you, but there are more reliable options out there.
Baidu PC Faster removal
It should be pretty easy to delete Baidu PC Faster, both manually and automatically. If you opt for manual Baidu PC Faster removal make sure all components are deleted, as it can recover if leftover files remain. Instructions for manual removal will be provided below this report.