Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Method to Remove PUP.Optional.Wajam.A Completely

I have some kind of PUP.Optional.Wajam.A virus infected in my laptop. When I run AntiMalware, it clears it from my computer, but when I re-scan a day later, its back again. How can I remove this bothersome virus completely from my PC? What is the best way to get rid of it? Can someone please help me out?

Harmful traits belong to PUP.Optional.Wajam.A

PUP.Optional.Wajam.A belongs to the Trojan horse infection which is detected by Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. PUP.Optional.Wajam.A has proved to be one of the most dangerous infections to victim PC. It does harm to the system files, system settings, browser settings, registry keys and other confidential files. When PUP.Optional.Wajam.A gets into computer, it deletes important files from the PC without users’ permission and also creates other harmful files for its own benefit.
As one of the purposes of   PUP.Optional.Wajam.A infection is to boost advertising revenue, the virus will use blackhat SEO to inflate a site’s page ranking in search results, and it will also produce a lot of unknown ads and make them pop up constantly to attract users’ attention. Once computer uses incautiously click these ads, the virus will redirect the browser into harmful websites which may cause other malicious software download automatically.  What’s more, strange websites are automatically opened on the computer in a frequent interval to interrupt users surfing the internet.
Performance of the infected PC is also being influenced. The operate system often shows a high percentage about processors that are being used, even though uses are just running one or two programs. This is because PUP.Optional.Wajam.A is running in the background and takes up a lot of CPU usage. At the same time, PUP.Optional.Wajam.A also blocks user from running other executive applications and causes constant deaths on the computers.

How to prevent from being infected with PUP.Optional.Wajam.A

PUP.Optional.Wajam.A can be installed during the setup process of free software which comes from unreliable sources. So you must be careful when install something on the computer especially the free programs that are from suspicious websites. Because PUP.Optional.Wajam.A is so tricky that binds its active codes with these free software. In addition, you are suggested to choose the option of “opt for the custom installation” when you install anything on the PC.  Furthermore, you should never open the suspicious email attachments and be cautious when click some links and ads.

Best way to get rid of PUP.Optional.Wajam.A

Some owners of the infected computer complaint that no matter how many times they scan the PC and clean PUP.Optional.Wajam.A with antivirus software. PUP.Optional.Wajam.A comes back to the system over and over again. This is because what the antivirus programs delete is the useless parts of PUP.Optional.Wajam.A , its key components are still hiding deeply in the system. Here, Manual removal process is suggested as it guarantees a complete removal of PUP.Optional.Wajam.A virus.

Removal instructions:

Step 1: Launch your PC into Safe Mode with Networking.
 Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap "F8" key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then press ENTER.

Step2: Stop all processes that related to PUP.Optional.Wajam.A
Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Terminate all the processes about PUP.Optional.Wajam.A in the Window Task Manager.

Step3: show hidden files and folders and delete all the suspicious files.
Concrete steps
1).click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

2).in the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

3).delete all the files about PUP.Optional.Wajam.A from computer drive
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\

Step 4: Delete malicious registry entries of PUP.Optional.Wajam.A
Concrete steps
open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete malicious registry entries of PUP.Optional.Wajam.A
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Note: if you encounter any difficulty of following the above method, please feel free to contact computer experts 24/7 online for help.

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