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Friday, September 27, 2013

Guide to Get Rid of PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A – Trojan Removal Method

PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A  Trojan Description

PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A is a Trojan virus that can cause severe damages to the infected computer. Users will not be aware its existence until they get a warning message from anti-virus. PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A enters the compromised computer without users’ permission. It is bundled with free programs on the Internet. When users download these programs from the Internet, it is installed together. Other downloads such as TV shows, movies and games will also take it into the computer. Malicious web sites and spam email attachments are two effective distribution ways. So users have to be very careful when surfing the Internet.

Browser problem is the first one caused by PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan virus. Homepages may be hijacked to random web sites; searching results are redirected to malicious web pages. Users may get tons of commercial advertisements when browsing the Internet. The reason why it can take charge of the browser is that it installs malicious toolbar and add-on to the browsers. All browsers can be infected. If the browsers are infected seriously, users cannot use their browsers and surf the Internet at all.

PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan aims to mess up the system and steal users’ private information. Once installed, it drops malicious files and registry entries to the system. Those files change their names and locations very often to avoid being detected by anti-virus. What is more, it will change the files names of system and programs. In this way, system runs abnormally, and programs, especially anti-virus programs, are disabled. PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan also causes blue screen problems.

In a word, computer runs weirdly once infected with PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan. Users have to remove it as soon as possible to protect their computers and private information.

Damages Caused by PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan

1. Browser problems: browser are hijacked to random web sites, searching results are redirected to malicious web pages, users may get many commercial advertisements, unsafe toolbar and add-ons would be installed to all the browsers.

2. System is messed up: PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A drops and creates infected files and registry entries to the system. It changes the system files so that system cannot run normally.

3. About private information: PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A connects the infected computer to a remove server so that hackers can take control of the infected computer easily and steal users’ private information such as bank account, credit card password, email attachments and other info saved in the computer.

4. Other problems: computer shuts down and restarts by itself, blue screen occurs occasionally, system runs slowly and weirdly.

Guide to Get Rid of PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A – Trojan Removal Method

Step 1: Boot your infected computer into Safe Mode with Networking

(Reboot your infected PC > keep pressing F8 key before Windows start-up screen shows>use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press Enter.)

Step 2: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan processes in the Windows Task Manager.

Step 3: Open the Registry Editor, search for and delete these Registry Entries created by PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan.

(Click Start button> click "Run" > Input "regedit" into the Run box and click ok)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1′

Step 4: Detect and remove PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A Trojan associated files listed below:

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A\Uninstall PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A\PUP.Optional.FastFreeConverter.A.lnk

Video on How to Remove Trojan Virus

Note: there are many files and registry entries that need to be removed. If you are not confident in dealing with by yourself, you are welcomed to contact professional experts 24/7 online to get instant help.

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