Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 16,739
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 27
First Seen: October 28, 2014
Last Seen: August 12, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

While browsing the Web, you may start noticing numerous advertisements displayed on the Web pages you are visiting. These advertisements may be caused by PUP.ExtendedSetup, an Potentially Unwanted Program that may have been installed on your computer bundled with free programs from third parties. Once installed on your computer, PUP.ExtendedSetup may display numerous advertisements that may be useful, although not different from other advertisements displayed on your Web browser constantly. These advertisements may even match your online searches, since PUP.ExtendedSetup may collect 'leads' by recording your online search terms. As a safety measure, Possibly unwanted Programs such as PUP.ExtendedSetup should be removed from the affected computer. If you are willing to deal with the problems PUP.ExtendedSetup may cause, you can keep PUP.ExtendedSetup on your computer. If you choose to uninstall PUP.ExtendedSetup, you should use an updated malware remover to uninstall PUP.ExtendedSetup-related adware from your machine.


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