How to Remove PUP.Optional.Opencandy

“My Google Chrome has been infected with PUP.Optional.Opencandy. I don’t have any idea how it could installed in my System. Is it a serious threat for my PC? How can I get rid of PUP.Optional.Opencandy .”

What is PUP.Optional.Opencandy

PUP.Optional.Opencandy categorised as an adware program, which can make its path to your computer through the freeware or shareware software’s from the internet as a bundled component. After got installed This adware will modifies your default browser’s settings as a result of which it will redirect your search engine to some unknown webpages without your request. Apart from this PUP.Optional.Opencandy will drop pop-ups and ask you rapidly to download and buy their products for better browsing experience and this way the publisher of PUP.Optional.Opencandy will generate revenue. Soon more issues will begins to appear like slower internet speed, system crashes etc. Not only hat PUP.Optional.Opencandy may invite other malware in to your computer. So it is strongly recommended to delete PUP.Optional.Opencandy from your browsers.

Remove PUP.Optional.Opencandy

Remove PUP.Optional.Opencandy

Threat’s Summary:

Virus Name PUP.Optional.Opencandy
Virus Type Adware
Behavior PUP.Optional.Opencandy” hijacks your current page and redirect it to advertising websites.
Risk Impacted Performance degradation of system, Malware Attacks, Cyber Theft.
Applies on All versions of Windows Operating System.

We would recommend to use below tool and run it on your computer to remove PUP.Optional.Opencandy automatically.

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How your computer got infected with PUP.Optional.Opencandy

Via freeware or shareware

PUP.Optional.Opencandy can be included within some freeware or shareware programs – as a legitimate way of generating advertising revenues that help to fund the development and distribution of the freeware or shareware program

Infected websites

A visit to an infected website can result in unauthorized installation of PUP.Optional.Opencandy. Hacker technologies are often used to penetrated via a browser vulnerability.

Effects of PUP.Optional.Opencandy on your computer

• PUP.Optional.Opencandy Hijacks your current webpage and redirect it to unknown sites.
• PUP.Optional.Opencandy always bypass security tools through rootkit tactic
• PUP.Optional.Opencandy is infamous for inserting computer with unknown infections
• PUP.Optional.Opencandy update your installed application without your permission.
• PUP.Optional.Opencandy can steal your personal data like IP address, login data and browsing keywords and visited URLs.

How to manually remove PUP.Optional.Opencandy from your computer

Follow the below steps carefully  to remove PUP.Optional.Opencandy completely from your computer.

Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

Automatic Removal of  ‘PUP.Optional.Opencandy’

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Manual Removal  of ‘PUP.Optional.Opencandy’

Step 1: If this nasty PUP.Optional.Opencandy stops you from starting your system in Safe Mode with Networking, attempt to restart your system in Safe Mode with Command Prompt by pressing ‘F8’ key while your system is booting.PUP.Optional.Opencandy removal

 

Press F8 key continuously until the Windows Advanced Options Menu launches. And then press Enter key to continue.

 

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Step 2: Once the windows started, Go to Start -> RUN -> Type “CMD”

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On the ‘Command Prompt’ -> Type ‘Explorer’ to open ‘Windows Explorer’

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On the ‘Windows Explorer’ screen, please browse and open the below path

“C:\Windows\System32\rstrui.exe”

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Step 3: The next step is to open ‘Registry’ and reset the default configuration. To do that, please follow the below steps.

Go to “Start” -> RUN -> ‘regedit’ -> Enter

 

The registry editor window will be opened.

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On the Registry editor window, browse the below path by extending the relevant key. (Mentioned below). Select ‘Shell’ in the right side window and double click to change it’s value.

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If it’s not already set to ‘Explorer.exe’ then change it to the same and click on ‘OK’ to exit.

 

 

Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

Removal tool

How to install Spyhunter:

  • Click on the above link to download and execute the required actions.

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  • After installation this program should be updated and scan. Examine the result when the scan will be finished. If you find some useful for you utilities in the list, so you can eliminate the tick near it, otherwise Spyhunter will remove the software. It pertains to the uncommon and special utilities that users install for their work. But generally, there is no need to delete any ticks.

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  • After that you should click Fix Threats button. If you have already had the license, then the viruses will be removed. In case you did not, then you will have the opportunity to pay for the license key.

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Your computer is fully protected now.

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