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Aug 26, 2013

PUP.Optional.Iminent.A Removal

Have difficulties when you are trying to remove PUP.Optional.Iminent.A virus that suddenly appears in the computer? Is the virus the cause of the slow computer performance? Is it safe to use the computer with the virus in? The installed antivirus program can detect out something about it and claim that it has been removed, but it always pops up again and again?

PUP.Optional.Iminent.A Instruction :

PUP.Optional.Iminent.A is a nasty computer virus which is designed by the cyber criminals to occupy the infected computer and cause damages to the computer. It can get into the computer furtively via making full use of system vulnerability and security exploits. Normally, it is put by its creators in spam email attachments, unknown links and some uncertified programs from unsafe resources.

Once PUP.Optional.Iminent.A enters into the computer successfully, it begins to change system settings and Windows registry right away, which enables it to run automatically whenever the system is loaded and perform malicious tasks set by the cyber criminals. This virus slows down the computer greatly by taking up system resources, which makes you feel that the computer is sluggish. Running programs, such as Microsoft Word and Web browser, may shut down frequently to interrupt your work. In addition, it implants some other malware or malicious spyware in your computer leaving the computer in an extremely dangerous condition. The cyber criminals are capable of accessing the infected computer to collect your personal information including financial details and social contact details. You may have tried to use the auto removal of antivirus program, but still cannot remove it. It is able to change its name and location randomly. Though some antivirus programs may block it temporarily, it can mutate fast to regenerate. It needs and only can be removed manually with expert skills. To protect your computer and privacy, you shall take quick actions to remove the virus.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Manual Removal Guides :

PUP.Optional.Iminent.A is a malicious Trojan virus which can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the hacker to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

1. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link

(3). Click on the Folder Options link

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

2. Delete Virus Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries through Registry Edit

Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this virus.

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In summary, PUP.Optional.Iminent.A is a dangerous computer virus that is really harmful to the infected computer. It is able to activate every time you start the computer. It also will lead to abnormal computer shut down which is harmful to the system and even hard disk. It facilitates cyber criminals who designed the virus to collect your important information including bank account or credit card details and social contact numbers. It is highly recommended to remove it manually as soon as possible.

If you have no idea of how to do that, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on August 26, 2013 1:03 pm

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