This morning, when I turned on my PC, my firewall kept noticing me that PUP.Optional.SpeedUpMyPC.A virus is detected, then I removed this virus by my anti-virus program, however, each time when I restart my computer, the firewall keeps doing the same thing. It seems that it can not be removed completely by my anti-virus program. How can I handle this problem?
PUP.Optional.SpeedUpMyPC.A virus is a new Trojan horse which belongs to the PUP virus family. This virus can invade the victims PCs for malicious purpose, usually the victims may get this virus infection when they open a infected files comes from an E-mail attachment and removable disk. Once it is installed to the infected PC, it can change and hide its position in the infected PC to protect itself. That is why most of the advanced anti-virus programs can not handle this Trojan horse well. It is able to change the settings on the infected machine like homepage, desktop image and something else, the security programs can be even disabled by it. Since it has been one of the most dangerous viruses on the Internet, you need to pay attention to this virus infection and remove this as soon as possible.
In general, PUP.Optional.SpeedUpMyPC.A virus can cause a low performance on the infected PC which runs Windows system like XP, Vista, 7 and 8. The victims’ PCs will be much slower than before, what is more, they may even get blue death screen frequently. Not only can it mess up the system files on the infected PC but also download different viruses on the same infected machine. That is the reason some of the victims will suffer more than 1 virus infections at the same time or when the time goes by. It can cause a terrible situation on the infected PC, you’d better remove this virus to avoid further damage.
#The Trojan allows cyber criminals to visit your computer remotely without your consent.
#The Trojan is related to system crash and files fragmentation, and it can disable your executable programs.
#The Trojan redirects your specified websites to other harmful websites and changes your computer settings at random.
#It brings other types of threats to your computer such as malware, adware parasites and spyware.
#It records your browser history and computer data to violate your privacy and compromise security.
Malicious as the Trojan horse is, it takes your computer at great risk by damaging your system, files and programs. Also, this malicious Trojan corrupts your computer along with other types of threats like malware and spyware. Moreover, you will come across many unexpected troubles when surf the web, for example, the Trojan can redirect your web search results to hazardous contents. Even the best anti-virus software is also disabled and difficult to take effective to delete any type of viruses entirely. If you haven’t sufficient skills of handling with system files, please don’t delete anything that you are not sure. In this situation, manual removal is appreciated. Also, PC professionals online will help you delete the Trojan completely at a quick time.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
2. Go to Folder Options from Control Panel. Under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended), and then click OK. Remember to back up beforehand.
3. Press Windows+ R keys and search for regedit in Run. Delete associated files and registry entries related to the virus from your PC completely as follows:
4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.
In summary, PUP.Optional.SpeedUpMyPC.A virus is a high-risk virus that can do anything to damage the infected PC. This malicious process can even stop your anti-virus program and open a backdoor process, then the hijacker can get into your PC to steal your information like account’s numbers, passwords and important files easily. If the victims can not remove it completely, it can protect itself by updating its own process, so it is strongly recommended that you should remove this nasty Trojan horse in a manual way.
If you have no idea how to do with that, please to contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on August 28, 2013 7:09 am
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