The PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A is a hazardous adware program that can paralyze your computer once it sneaks in the computer. The PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A is a type of adware virus that can harm your PC in many different ways, and ruin the overall performance of the computer. Once it enters in the computer, it starts tracking your browsing habits, and then shows the pop-up ads according to your interests. This malicious application disable a number of important system utilities including the windows task manager, antivirus, registry editor, windows firewall, and other security tools. The purpose of distributing this lethal adware program is to convince the users to click on the pop-up ads and generate revenue from pay per click programs as well as other advertising tools. Once enter in the system and settles down in the system files folder, it will create own directory in that folder to hide itself from the detection. You will notice that some fake and unwanted icons are created on the desktop. The PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A adware provides complete remote access to the hackers so that they can steal anything from your PC.
The Manual Removal of PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A
You have to use a reliable removal method to get rid of this adware after confirming the presence of the PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A virus inside your computer. You can do this job by using the instructions of manual removal, or by selecting any reliable automatic removal tool. The manual removal method of this lethal adware is described below:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
Restart the machine to terminate the normal mode, and use the F8 key repeatedly to access the boot options while the system is being restarted. Once you can see the boot options menu on the screen, select the safe mode option from the list to boot the system in the safe mode.
End the Malicious Processes
To end the malicious associated process of the PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A infection, you have to access the windows task manager. The list of processes running in the background of the PC is available under the processes tab in the task manager window. You must remove the following associated processes of the PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A virus:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Remove the Associated Data
You have to find as well as delete the following associated files of the PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A adware program from the system files folder of your local hard drive:-
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
Access the registry editor by clicking on the start menu, select Run, and write regedit.exe before pressing the OK button. You have to delete the following corrupt entries associated with the PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A adware once the registry editor is accessed:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A\DisplayName PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A
Reboot the computer in the normal mode after closing the registry editor, and run a complete system scan through an updated version of your current antivirus so that the infections caused by this parasite can be removed.