As of May 2015, reviews of the FixMeStick are more favorable on Amazon.com than on PCMag. Amazon.com's average user rating for the device is 4.2 out of five stars, but the PCMag reviewer awarded only three out of five points.
Positive user reviews of the FixMeStick on Amazon.com mention its reasonable price, simple instructions and performance compared to other anti-malware technology. Complaints state that the product is ineffective, has poor support services and removes useful software components.
At PCMag, the editorial review says that the FixMeStick is easy to use and handles significant amounts of most malware infections, but points out that the device is not intended to be the sole cure for malware. The FixMeStick does not correct some problems, such as rootkits.