My computer is infected by PUP.Optional.Protector virus when I click on an unknown file on my brother’s USB stick, AVG warns me this virus infection but can not remove it completely, each time when I want to go online, I will be redirected to some advertised webpages randomly. I’m not a computer expert, how can I get rid of this virus infection? Any help will be appreciated.
PUP.Optional.Protector virus, as a new version of the potentially unwanted program virus, it is a malicious process which can cause terrible virus infection on the Windows OS PC. This virus can be attached to some programs, spam E-mail attachment and some .exe or .bat files, once the PC users click on these infected files to activate the PUP.Optional.Protector virus, their PCs can be attacked in a quick time. Most of the advanced anti-virus program can not handle this virus completely because it can easily escape the tracking of the security programs. Anyway, PUP.Optional.Protector is an extremely dangerous virus that needs to be removed completely to keep the infected PC safe.
In general, PUP.Optional.Protector virus has the ability to mess up the system settings on the infected PC like homepage, default browser, it will even cause slow performance on the infected machine, that is why victims will have to take a long time to start the windows, run a program, view a webpage and even shut down! They may even get the blue death screen frequently which makes the victims annoyed. PC users should take actions to get rid of this PUP.Optional.Protector virus infection, or the infected machine may face an unsafe situation.
#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.Protector virus can take actions for the malicious purpose on the infected PC such as stealing personal data and messing up system files, the hijacker can even invade the infected PC to steal the information and data. This PUP virus needs to removed completely as soon as possible, Since the anti-virus program can not handle this virus well, it is suggested that you should remove PUP.Optional.Protector virus by 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 November 10, 2013 1:46 am