Sep 1, 2013

Remove PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A

I’ve run a couple of MalwareBytes scans in the past week or so and it continues to find PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A on my computer and describes it as dangerous. I am not sure how to do and I also concern the computer security because I always use it for shopping online. How do I get rid of PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A virus completely without coming back?

PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A Virus Description:

PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A is highly dangerous Trojan detected by Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and it can seriously affect web browsers installed on your computer like IE, Firefox and Chrome. Just as its name implies, it belongs to a Potentially Unwanted Program as similar as PUP.Optional.SpeedUpMyPC.A virus or PUP.Optional.SearchProtect.A Virus. This kind of infection is able to install unwanted toolbars, decrease your PC performance as well as change default settings on your computer. Thus, your computer functions may be unavailable or some normal legal programs can’t run properly.

Getting PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A virus inside the computer is very annoying and scary. Malware Anti-malware scan keeps finding objects infected with PUP.optional, usually at around or just over 500. Whenever you restart the computer after the scan has fixed the problem, it comes back again.  Once running in the background, your computer CPU occupy rate must be rather high and it takes forever for you to load up a page. And it may start continuously rerouting Google, Yahoo and Bing search engines to websites that you don’t want. Undesirable ads may be displayed on your screen without your permission. There are many ways for PUP Virus to get inside your computer. It may arrive bundled with freeware applications, such as shareware games or various video players. Users should remove this pesky Trojan once found.

PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A Virus May Display Some Of The Following Symptoms:

1. It will reduce your PC performance and create many junk files to wreak chaos.
2. You may get lots of pop-up advertisements on your desktop and you can’t stop them at all.
3. It may make your computer freeze or crash randomly.
4. Your Internet homepage may be changed or your Internet searches are redirected to various suspicious website.

Trojan Manual Removal Guide:

This is a tricky virus which is able to disable antivirus programs so that it cannot even be detected or removed by antivirus programs, you need to manually remove it out of the computer. And in case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:

1. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

Click the View tab.

Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

2. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries related to PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A Virus and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:

C:\Users\(Infected user)\AppData\Roaming\
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A is a high-risk Trojan horse that can let the infected machine stay in an extremely dangerous place. Not only can it modify your whole system settings but also bring more troubles to you. That is why some victims will suffer different virus infection at the same time, what is worse, this kind of the Trojan horse will be able to run a backdoor process so that the hijacker can invade to the infected machine for the malicious purpose. Lots of the victims’ information has been published to the public by the hijackers. Since the anti-virus program cannot handle this nasty Trojan well, it is strongly suggested that you should remove it via manual way. Don’t hesitate, the nasty Trojan will not go until you start to fix it, you‘d better get rid of it in an early time.

Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on September 1, 2013 3:29 am

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