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What does the pcpitstop-nitro.exe file do?

The pcpitstop-nitro.exe process is also known as PC Matic Download Nitro and is a part of PC Pitstop Download Nitro. This software is produced by PC Pitstop (www.pcpitstop.com). An obsolete or defective version of pcpitstop-nitro.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about pcpitstop-nitro.exe PC Matic Download Nitro

pcpitstop-nitro.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file pcpitstop-nitro.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,597,520 bytes (50% of all these files), 3,581,160 bytes or, as the case may be, 3,588,888 bytes.
This pcpitstop-nitro.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). The pcpitstop-nitro file is not part of the Windows operating system. Pcpitstop-nitro.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 49% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves pcpitstop-nitro.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about pcpitstop-nitro?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall PC Pitstop Download Nitro

To remove PC Matic Download Nitro from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate PC Pitstop Download Nitro in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if pcpitstop-nitro.exe (PC Matic Download Nitro) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of PC Matic Download Nitro. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PC Matic Download Nitro or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or pcpitstop-nitro.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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