Remove Tencent/QQ PC Manager on Windows 10

If you have Tencent installed on your PC without your permission and you have trouble to remove Tencent because all menus in the program are in Chinese language. You can follow steps in this article. I will show how to remove Tencent on Windows 10.

Tencent (or QQ PC Manager) is a Chinese adware which usually be bundled with other free programs that you downloaded from the Internet. The program usually doesn’t harm your system, but it may slow down your system, displays pop-up advertisements, collect your browsing data, etc.
Tencent program

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  1. You have to exit Tencent program:
    1. Click show hidden icons at bottom right of the screen. Right-click this icon (as shown in the figure below) which is the Tencent icon.
    2. Select the bottom right button.

    Exit Tencent

  2. On this window, make sure to select the second option and click the left button to confirm exit the program.
    Confirm exit Tencent
  3. Then, open File Explorer and navigate to the folder below and select a version folder.
    C:\Program Files(x86)\Tencent\QQPCMgr

    Open Tencent folder

  4. Scroll down to the bottom and run a file Uninst.exe.
    Run 'uninst.exe'
  5. On UAC window, click Yes.
    UAC window
  6. On this window, select the bottom left button.
    Select uninstall on Tencent program
  7. Check these 3 options and click the bottom left button.
    Remove Tencent program
  8. Select the left button to confirm uninstall Tencent.
    Confirm uninstall Tencent program
  9. When finishes, click the left button to exit.
    Finish uninstall Tencent program
  10. If there is other Tencent program as in this example, go back to Tencent folder. You see there is another TTimeHelper program. To uninstall it, open the folder and run Uninst.exe.
    C:\Program Files(x86)\Tencent

    Uninstall TTimeHelper

  11. Click Yes and click OK.
    Then, reboot your system.
    Confirm remove TTimeHelper
  12. After that, you can safely delete the Tencent folder.
    Delete Tencent folder
  13. Next, you should scan your system for malware with AdwCleaner. Run the program and click Scan to begin.
    Scan your system with AdwCleaner
  14. When finishes, you can browse on each tab at the bottom to see what will be removed. And click Clean to delete these files.
    Clean malware with AdwCleaner
  15. When finishes, click OK.
    And click OK again to restart your system.
    Restart your system
  16. Finally, your system should be clean from Tencent. And you will see the log file of what AdwCleaner removes after restarted.
    AdwCleaner log file


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