How to remove Plumbytes (Removal Guide)

Plumbytes Anti-Malware

Plumbytes Anti-Malware by Plumbytes Software is Antimalware software compatible with Microsoft Windows operating systems. The program is noted for having a clean interface and easy-to-use features.

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Plumbytes Anti-Malware program has a mixed online reputation (some good and some bad reports) and is detected by a small amount of reputable Antivirus and Antimalware programs. Plumbytes is detected by Malwarebytes Antimalware as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) and given the name PUP.Optional.Plumbytes. Webroot also lists the program as Malicious and CrowdStrike Falcon (ML) will detect the program as malicious_confidence_89% (D). These reports are according to Google’s virustotal.com website scan and by testing the program’s executable installer against Malwarebytes scan (pictured below). The information on virustotal.com is available for free to the public.

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Virustotal report

Plumbytes is not a computer virus. According to the programs that detect Plumbytes Anti-Malware as a “threat,” the program strives along the lines of a PUP. The only Antivirus engine that claims the program is malicious software is Webroot. Other programs listed on virustotal.com’s website aside from Webroot have low confidence in the program. Low confidence might be from a small sample size due to a small user size. These are usually nothing to worry about and can be considered false positives. According to Google Search Results Pages, the program also has good reviews and many users feel that this program is safe to use.

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Plumbytes is advertised as an Anti-Malware program that can detect and remove malware and other threats from your computer. Once Plumbytes is installed it will begin to scan your computer for threats. When the scan is complete it will give you options to remove threats that it finds. If you click the remove selected or remove now button a message will appear that says “active full version to remove detected threats.” You will not be able to remove threats detected by Plumbytes unless you purchase the program. The price for Plumbytes is different on many webpage. The prices ranges from $24.99 to $53.32.

How to download Plumbytes Anti-Malware

Plumbytes can be manually downloaded and installed from plumbytes.com. The program may also be offered as a custom install when you install third-party programs.

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Plumbytes advertisements

Plumbytes often employs full-page (pop-under) advertisements that take up an entire browser window. The advertisements may be displayed on a variety of websites that contain content associated with torrents, streaming videos, tech, security software, and more.

real-time softwareDid you know that Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium and Vipre Antivirus have real-time features that can block malicious files before they spread across your computer? Antivirus and Antimalware programs with real-time protection can establish a wall between your computer and cyber criminals. Subscribing to reputable programs such as Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium and Vipre Antivirus is strongly recommended to keep your computer safe. These two programs can also run together on the same machine to boost real-time security features and scan options.

How to uninstall Plumbytes Anti-Malware

  1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel (or select Programs and Features).
  2. Click Uninstall a program (in earlier versions of Windows this is called Add and remove programs) in the Programs section in Windows Control Panel.
  3. Search for Plumbytes Anti-Malware in the list of programs installed on your computer and double click the program to begin the uninstall process.

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