PUP.ScramblePacker Virus Removal

Computer is has been infected by PUP.ScramblePacker virus? Anti-virus program detect the virus but can not get rid of it? Why this Trojan horse keep coming back when you restart the computer? How can you remove this virus process completely? Do you have to remove it by anti-virus program? How about manual removal? Learn more from this post.

Description of PUP.ScramblePacker Virus:

PUP.ScramblePacker is a nasty Trojan horse virus that can infect the Windows OS compters via the infected programs or executable processes, once PC users activate the virus process, PUP.ScramblePacker is able to attack the objective machine within a short time. Some PC users suppose that anti-virus can remove this virus completely, however, it will keep coming back after being removed by the security tools since it has the ability to change its name and position on the registry. This virus process can cause a terrible virus infection on the infected PC, it is strongly suggest that you should remove this PUP virus immediately and manually.

In general, the infected PC will get a slow performance once PUP.ScramblePacker has been installed successfully. PC users will have to spend more time on opening some program or even surfing on the Internet since it will always take up high resource of the CPU, what is more, the infected PC may be attacked by other virus infections like browser hijack redirect, rogue program and even the malware without their permissions, security tools can be disabled completely and the system files will be in an extremely dangerous situation as well. Thus, this PUP.ScramblePacker must be removed completely before it causes further damage.

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.

How Can This Virus Attack the Computer?

How did you get PUP.ScramblePacker virus on your computer? Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.

What Damage Will be Caused by the Virus:

Generally speaking, this virus can cause terrible virus infection on the infected computer like running slowly and even computer crashing. Once this virus has been installed to the computer, PC users will have to spend a long time opening programs or turning on the infected machine. It keeps taking over the high resource of the CPU and attacking the anti-virus program, other threats can be downloaded automatically from the unsafe website as well. What is worst, the cyber criminals have ability to remote control the infected PC due to this dangerous virus, all the information is in a high-risk of being stolen, the whole computer won’t be safe anymore.

Best Way to Handle With the Trojan Virus Completely?

The Trojan horse virus is an extremely dangerous threat on the infected computer. Registry and other system settings can be modified by it completely, that is the reason the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools like anti-virus program or firewall. It is strongly suggested that PC user should get rid of this Trojan horse virus in a manual way to remove it. Learn more from the manual removal guide below.

Step-by-Step Manual Removal Guide:

1. Press Ctrl+Shift+ESC keys together and stop virus process in the Windows Task Manager.

(The name of the virus process can be random)


2. Show hidden files and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options

For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries of the virus and then delete all.

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

a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.


regitry editor

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




HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

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:

As the above mentioned, PUP.ScramblePacker is a dangerous virus process which PC users need to pay attention, not only can this virus can mess up the system files but also install backdoor process for its malicious purposes. Cyber criminals can check the history and other information on the infected PC like personal data, important files and record, the entire details on the infected PC will be in an unsafe situation. Anyway, PC users should remove it as soon as possible to keep the infected PC safe.

If you have no idea how to do with that, please to contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on May 28, 2014 9:27 am, last updated on May 28, 2014 9:27 am

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