PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A virus on my computer? Today’s morning my anti-virus program warned me about this PUP virus infection, I think I got this virus when I downloaded a free program from the Internet. However, each time when I tried to remove this PUP virus, it kept coming back after I restart my machine. How can I remove this PUP virus completely? Any help will be appreciated.
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A, as a dangerous potentially unwanted program, it can target on the PC users who use Windows OS on the whole world, usually the cyber criminals will plant this virus to some free programs and publish on some unsafe websites or forums. If the PC users download and install these programs, PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A virus can be installed as well. The anti-virus program can not get rid of it completely because the PUP virus can change its name and position on the infected PC quickly so that it can escape the tracking of the security tools. PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A can cause a terrible virus infection on the problematic PC, it has to be removed completely to protect your PC.
In general, this nasty PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A virus has the ability to modify all the system settings on the infected PC, not only can it slow down the whole PC but also do some dangerous actions, that is why this PUP virus can stop these tools from running at all. Moreover, if the PC users can not remove it completely, they may face blue death screen when they try to run some programs or games. Once this virus is installed to one PC, it keeps the infected PC staying a slow performance, the victims will have to take a long time to open a webpage or view an E-mail, anyway, the PC users have to remove this PUP virus completely to keep the PCs safe.
#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.
As the above mentioned, PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A is a high-risk process which is created by the cyber criminals, this virus can open a backdoor process on the infected PC, each time when PC users turn on the PC, the backdoor process will be run automatically. The data on the infected PC like account’s numbers, E-mail password and the important files can be viewed or even stolen by the hijackers. Do not hesitate, all the files on the infected machine can be the target of this PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A process, since the anti-virus can not handle it well, it is suggested that you should remove virus manually 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 November 7, 2013 4:28 am