Sep 8, 2013

How to Remove PUP.Optional.LyricsAd

This is the first time that you encounter this computer virus named PUP.Optional.LyricsAd? You try to get rid of it by using the removal function of the antivirus program in the infected computer, but it is always there? You don’t want to give up the removal because PUP.Optional.LyricsAd causes many weird issues to interrupt your work in the computer? Is there a good way for you to get rid of PUP.Optional.LyricsAd even though you are not a computer savvy?

PUP.Optional.LyricsAd Instruction :

PUP.Optional.LyricsAd is a notorious computer virus that needs manual removal. It is a newly-released virus and the antivirus programs needs time to update the virus database. The cyber criminals use sophisticated techniques to create the virus so now it is rampant and active in the Internet world. Computer can be easily attacked by it if the computer user does not pay attention to avoiding those bad things in the Internet world. Usually, the virus is in spam email attachments, some unknown links and unsafe freeware. Even though you have an antivirus program in the computer, please still be more careful when you are surfing the Internet.

Many computer users don’t know that PUP.Optional.LyricsAd has finished its infiltration into the computer until the antivirus program shows them a warning. Whenever you start the computer, the virus becomes active immediately. There is no way to stop it from performing malicious tasks unless you get it removed completely because it modifies system settings and pretends to be a system process. Running programs always get stuck or shut down suddenly without allowing you to save your important data. Sometimes you even cannot start the infected computer normally. The computer gets stuck in loading Windows or processes Chkdsk repeatedly. Some of your files cannot be found on their original places. They are hidden by the virus and you just can get them after removing the virus. Furthermore, the virus is capable of dropping other viruses, malware and spyware into your computer constantly. They will work together to decrease the computer performance greatly and cause many weird system problems. The cyber criminals who created theses viruses have the ability to access the infected computer at any time when the infected computer is connected to Internet. They are watching everything you do with the computer. It is terrible to let those people who have evil intentions know about your privacy. The virus cannot be handled by antivirus programs since the antivirus programs cannot identify all components of the virus and it can regenerate soon with the remnant components. Thus, you need to try manual removal if you want to remove PUP.Optional.LyricsAd completely.

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.LyricsAd is a malicious 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’

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


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



%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.LyricsAd is a terrible computer virus which is so powerful that antivirus programs cannot handle it successfully. It slows down the computer greatly which leads to your low working efficiency in the computer. It also causes many weird issues including hiding your files or shutting down your computer randomly. The cyber criminals may be gathering your personal information via monitoring what you have done with the computer. Thus, you shall remove the virus completely if you want to use your own computer safely.

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 September 8, 2013 1:17 pm

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