PUP.Optional.CrossRider

PUP.Optional.CrossRider is a potentially unwanted application, which involves adware, installs toolbars or has other uncertain aims. Technically, PUP.Optional.CrossRider is not a virus, but it incorporates various infectious traits, such as rootkit functionalities to disguise itself deeply into the contaminated computer system, browser hijacking and, generally, just interfering with the victim's experience. PUP.Optional.CrossRider uses blackhat SEO to increase website traffic and benefit from the pay-per-click technique. PUP.Optional.CrossRider penetrates into the corrupted PC packed with freeware and shareware applications (download-managers, video recording/streaming or PDF creators). PUP.Optional.CrossRider is also packed within the custom installer on many download websites, such as CNET, Brothersoft or Softonic, so if the computer user has downloaded a particular tool from these websites, he/she might also installed PUP.Optional.CrossRider during the setup process of the program.

Type: Misleading Product

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  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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