PUP.Optional.Yontoo Removal

How to Get Rid of PUP.Optional.Yontoo from your Computer Virus

PUP.Optional.Yontoo Removal

PUP.Optional.Yontoo- analysis

PUP.Optional.Yontoo is a kind of Adware like Program that drives user mad with incessant pop up ads. The Pop up ads display on the right, left, center, top and at the bottom of the page. The Frequency of the ads increase with the time.

And a day comes when literally you are not able to see anything except ads. Then these ads annoy you to death.

Adverse impacts on PC

If the PUP.Optional.Yontoo adware is present in your computer then it may lay following adverse impacts on your Operating System.

  • Since it an adware, its primary task will be to pop up ads on your computer screen. It will literally drive you mad with its ads. The ads are going to annoy you to death because they cover the content of the web pages.
  • It may redirect you to malicious websites. Here you get exposed to a variety of sponsored content including Pop up ads, banners, text links and notifications etc.
  • It alters the default settings of your internet browsers. It replaces the homepage and search engine of your web browsers with its own. So that when you type a keyword, it redirects you to its sponsored sites.
  • It can even redirect kids to pornographic and gambling sites. Thus this virus can take a toll on the moral values of children.
  • It may drop Ransomware on your Operating System. Ransomware is the dangerous of all malwares. It locks your computer and encrypts files. And then demands Ransom in lieu of opening these files. And there is no guarantee that it will unlock your computer after paying Ransom.

How to Prevent PUP.Optional.Yontoo entering into your computer?

There are some ways to prevent PUP.Optional.Yontoo from entering into your computer. You should know how it enters into your computer. Some of the prevention methods are as Follows

  • The most common source of its infection are freeware. It may be hiding in the setup of a Freeware. When you download this Freeware, PUP.Optional.Yontoo also makes way into your computer. This process is called bundling.
  • You should mean it that none of the ads displayed by PUP.Optional.Yontoo contain some useful information for you. All its ads are irrelevant just designed to lure you to click on them. So you should never ever click on the popup ads on your screen.
  • Moreover this adware may offer you free software, Scholarships, lotteries and many other attractive offers. But in reality it is trying to sell you malwares and adware. You will get nothing except annoyance and irritation. You should refrain from installing any of its recommenced software.

Adware PUP.Optional.Yontoo Redirect Removal Guide


If Adware has already infected your computer, go for its removal immediately otherwise when its infection becomes severe, it causes a lot of trouble and becomes too stubborn to remove from the computer.

How to get rid of PUP.Optional.Yontoo from your Computer Virus?

If you have even a slightest doubt that this virus may be present in your computer. Don’t wait scan your computer with an antivirus or scrutinize it manually, detect it and all the entries related to it. The complete procedure is as given below

Automatic Method

The scanning of computer with some reliable and powerful antimalware or antivirus is known as Automatic malware removal method. The steps of Automatic Removal method are as follows

  • If you have not yet installed an Antimalware on your computer, first of all download and install it on your computer.  Now the question arises which software you will install on your device. There are plenty of them available on Google Play store and at other locations. Based on the positive reviews of the people and after several tests and experiments, we recommend you Malwarebytes.
  • Once you will download and install Malware, you will start a scan of your computer.
  • Once the scan finishes, it will show you the threats existing to your computer.
  •  You will have to then select, right click and tap on Uninstall to remove them one by one.
  • That is all you need to do to remove the adware from computer.

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Method No.2: Manual Method

Follow the following steps to remove adware manually.

WARNING!
To remove PUP.Optional.Yontoo redirect adware, you may have to mess with registery & system files. Making a single mistake and deleting the wrong thing may corrupt your system.
 To Avoid this use MalwareBytes – PUP.Optional.Yontoo Removal Tool.

Step 1 : Uninstall suspicious software using Control Panel.

Manual method

Sometimes you don’t feel satisfied with the results displayed by antimalware. Or the antimalware is not available to you. Then you can remove adware manually.

The Complete Procedure is as given below:

  • Restart PC in safe mode
  • Then Tap Windows Task Manager to stop activities of Trojan
  • Visit Control Panel and tap Add/Remove programs
  • And then uninstall Trojan
  • Then Open Windows Registry Editor and remove  added registry values
  • Search and eliminate files infected with this Trojan.
  • Start your Computer in Normal Mode. It should restore the settings of your computer to Normal.