Remove PUP.Optional.Superfish.A Virus from Win7/8

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 30, 2014

Fail to stop PUP.Optional.Superfish.A? Don’t know how it sneaks inside? Is it safe to use? This removal guide shows how to eliminate it permanently.

Introduction to PUP.Optional.Superfish.A

PUP.Optional.Superfish.A is found to be a Potentially Unwanted Program, suggested by its name. You may be alerted by security tools about the presence of this pest. However, what really makes you surprised is that this malware keeps annoying you as some tools work not well in deleting it. Chances are that you may pick up this pest unwittingly after acquire some free downloads from unidentified resources. In other words, it always gets installed on its own. What’s more, this pest will tamper the default browser settings without permission. To be more specific, you may notice that the homepage is replaced by other unknown website and irritating ads keep jumping up on your website.

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As a matter of fact, to generate as many web filthy lucre as possible, cyber criminals behind this PUP may even add additional payload onto it and requires it to open secret doorway for other infections, such as, Vosteran. com, Groovorio.com and Couponarific. If this is the case, you will have to deal with more infections and suffer from severer damage without any doubt. What’s more, if you begin to see unstoppable ads on Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome and receive alerts from security tools, you have to take actions to prevent it from stealing information from you. Over time, your computer may turn sluggish as multiple unknown processes may run in the background. Therefore, it’s a wise choice to download the recommended tool or follow the guide step-by-step manually to delete this malware.

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Propagation of PUP.Optional.Superfish.A Adware :

(1) PUP.Optional.Superfish.A usually comes bundled with free applications when you download and install free programs. So, you should always take caution about unfamiliar programs when you install a free program.

(2) PUP.Optional.Superfish.A enters into a random computer after you click a spam email. This kind of email may contain malicious attachments with a copy of this malware.

(3) PUP.Optional.Superfish.A may incubate on compromised websites. PUP.Optional.Superfish.A can be automatically implanted into your computer with drive-by download method.

PUP.Optional.Superfish.A Malware Manual Removal Guide

It is discovered that PUP.Optional.Superfish.A adware is embedded in shareware or freeware on the Internet. And to carry out its harmful campaign, this pest makes various changes to existed web browsers. As a result, the manual removal processes involve several steps, to which extra attention should be attached.

Step One: Disable the processes of PUP.Optional.Superfish.A adware.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del/ Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys to open the Task Manager.
2. Search for all the running processes of PUP.Optional.Superfish.A adware then disable them one by one.

Step Two: Uninstall the unwanted programs related to PUP.Optional.Superfish.A adware.

1. Open Control Panel from Start menu and click Uninstall a Program link.

2. In the Programs and Features window, select PUP.Optional.Superfish.A adware and other unwanted programs and click Uninstall to remove them all.

Step Three: Eliminate PUP.Optional.Superfish.A adware from browser.
Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools then select Internet Options from the list.

2. In the Internet Options dialog, move to Advanced tab and click Reset button.

3. Move to General tab, put a desirable website in the homepage column to reset the browser start-up page.

Mozilla Firefox
1. Click Help from Firefox menu and choose the Troubleshooting Information from the list to open it.

2. Click Reset Firefox button and then Finish button to restart Mozilla Firefox.

3. Open the Firefox Options from the menu. In the pop-up dialog, type in a new homepage address and confirm the changes.

Google Chrome
1. Click wrench icon and select Settings from the list.

2. Click Show advanced settings and then Reset browser settings button.

3. Move to Appearance section at the same setting page, tick Show Home Button and then click Change.

4. Reset a new homepage address and save the changes.

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