Sep 10, 2013

PUP.Downware Virus – How to Remove

My computer is infected PUP.Downware Virus when I double click an install package from my USB stick. My AVG warns me the virus infection after a few seconds. However, this virus will not go even I try to kill it by 2 anti-virus program. How can I remove it? Learn more from this post.

Description of PUP.Downware Virus:

PUP.Downware Virus is a malicious process which targets the careless Victims online. Usually this virus can spread itself by being planted to some free program, E-mail attachment and other files or process. Once the Victims open these infected files, their PCs will be under attack. Usually this nasty PUP.Downware Virus can invade the infected PC even the victims have installed the anti-virus program on it. The victims won’t know this virus infection until the anti-virus program notices them. However, many victims have reported that the security program may not remove this Trojan horse completely, it keeps appearing after the victims restart the infected PC and make a virus scan. So it is recommended that you should remove this virus by a manual way.

In general, once this PUP virus is installed to the infected machine, it can cause terrible situation on the infected PC, the victims will suffer a low performance such as spending more time opening a process or view a webpage online. What is more, the infected machine may get different viruses at the same time like browser hijack redirect and even the rough program. This nasty PUP.Downware Virus is able to download other malicious process to the infected PC and stop the anti-virus program from running at all. That is why it can be one of the most dangerous viruses on the Internet. More damage can be caused if the victims can not remove this virus completely, blue death screen can happen frequently to make the victims feel annoyed.

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

Danger of virus:

#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.

Best way to handle with the Trojan virus completely?

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.

Instructions on removing this virus completely:

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:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~dll

4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.

This Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In summary, PUP.Downware Virus can infect all the Windows operating system like XP, Vista, 7 and 8. This nasty virus can run a backdoor process automatically so that the virus maker can get into the infected PC to collect information, important data like account’s number, password, Word and Excel can be stolen. Your history, cookies and even favorite can be viewed by the hijacker. If you see this PUP.Downware Virus on your PC, do not hesitate, there is one thing you need to do, that is to remove the virus immediately and completely.

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 September 24, 2013 11:38 am

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