Safely Remove/Delete PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - April 4, 2014

Found PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan virus on your PC? Where did you pick up this risky Trojan horse virus? Is it still safe for you to use the computer? What can you do to prevent this nasty virus from damaging your system? Read the post here to know more.

What is PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan Virus?

PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A is destructive computer Trojan virus that has the ability to bypass the antivirus programs and carries out malicious tasks on the targeted PC. This virus helps its makers to pilfer vital personal information from victims. In general, this Trojan horse will be attached to junk, compromised websites, and online shareware. As soon as it settles down on the infected system, it will temper system files and registry entries without permission. As a result, it can be activated as long as users start the computer.

Having this PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A in the OS, you computer will be slowed down dramatically and sometimes get stuck. Strange processes can be found running on task manager, taking up large part of CPU usage. Besides, a secret backdoor will be opened at the background by this malware to bring in other malicious malware, such as spyware, ransomware and browser hijackers. More appallingly, this pesky virus will make a record of saved date on the computer. That is to say, remote hackers can have an access to your stored personal files freely, which will violate your privacy without any doubt.

Consequently, you have to remove this Trojan virus at an early date. To get this parasite out thoroughly, it is a must to delete all its files and components. You can refer to the manual removal guide below to combat this malware.

PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan Virus Is a Big Trouble

1. It is a risky Trojan virus that penetrates into your system secretly;
2. It adds harmful files or scripts to major part of the system;
3. It could cut off the access to the installed antivirus software;
4. It Trojan may bring in spyware or other privacy-invasive malware;
5. It Trojan keeps mutating and updating all the time;
6. It Trojan steals your privacy and compromises your security.

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Manually Get Rid of PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan Virus

It’s possible for people with certain computer skills to manually delete PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan. If you are not sure how to do so, please do not take the risk to go through the manual steps.

Step 1: Restart your Windows and keep hitting F8 key.

Step 2: Move the arrow key to highlight Safe Mode with Networking and then press Enter.

Step 3: End malicious processes of PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan virus

Step 4: Open Registry Editor and delete malicious keys of PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan virus


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run””= %AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run””= “%AppData%\.exe

Step 5: Remove malicious files of PUP.Optional.ShowPassword.A Trojan virus

%Profile%\Local Settings\Temp\
%ProgramFiles%\
%UserProfile%\

Video of How to Delete a Virus from Registry:

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