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How to Get Rid of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)

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How to Get Rid of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Get Rid of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)

How to Get Rid of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)

A PUPs aren’t usually malicious, so security software often ignores them, but they are annoying and can be hard to remove.A good way to avoid downloading PUPs is to get the software directly from the developer’s website rather than a download site and to avoid pirated software.

The free version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (www.malwarebytes.com) is better at removing PUPs than many antivirus programs.

How to Get Rid of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free is good for removing PUPs

To clean Chrome, go to Settings and click Advanced, then click Reset.

Open ‘Programs and Features’ in the Control Panel

and uninstall any that look suspicious, particularly toolbars, browser helpers and add-ons.

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  1. I totally agree with you on this one. Using Anti-Malware programs is the easiest way to get rid of PUPs. However, sometimes you might also need to refer to manual removal guides online as the Anti-Malware doesn’t always manage to remove everything. Happened to me once. I foolishly infected myself and Malwarebytes failed to completely remove the PUP. So, I spent like a couple of hours trying to manually remove the malware.

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