I’m scared because my computer got a PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh virus infection. I have an anti-virus program installed in my computer, I don’t understand why my computer still infected this virus. I can’t use my anti-virus to remove it because it’s a free version. If I clicked Delete, it will tell me that I need to pay the money to get the full version so that I can use it to clean my PC. Who can help me?

PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh Virus Description

PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh virus is a risky one that can put your computer in very bad condition. It has a strong offensive power to destroy information and files in a computer, resulting in the abnormal working of the computer, or more seriously, making the system unavailable. As a representative of Trojan, it won’t give up any chance to invade the target system. It may lurk on networking like hidden pages or some normal files. When you visit those malware webpages or download files, it will attack your network to access your computer. Your carelessness visit may be the reason why your computer is infected. However, some Trojans always make you impossible to prevent effectively even if you are cautious enough.

PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh Virus brings in the real danger and damages to your computer. It can change Windows operating system default settings to download other malicious files from external servers. Have you ever seen such an irksome infection before? It is extremely important to drop everything that you are doing and to concentrate entirely on removing it from your machine. Many people who get infected such virus may don’t understand how they get infected; they don’t do anything but just browse some websites. They don’t know that when they browse websites the virus can access their PCs silently without your attention. The virus may hide in some unsafe sites that it will create a route to enter into people’s PC.

Users will Google for all various methods to get rid of PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh virus after their computer got such virus infection but in vain. I believe that many of them will be guided to purchase a tool to delete it. Here I’d like to remind you that many tools do the same work as Trojan horses do and some others are absolutely useless, which makes you lose more money and time. Those free software even may cause much worse problems. So the best way to remove it is via manual operation by expert skills. If you really want to remove this virus and save your computer, contact an expert for help now.

Note: If you are not computer savvy, to get rid of this PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh virus from your computer without coming back, please consult with YooSecurity Experts 24/7 online for instant help.

Why can’t Your Anti-virus Remove this Trojan Horse On Your Computer?

Since PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh virus changes its code day by day even more frequently, no antivirus can keep pace with it to remove it. And people once get this Trojan virus, they certainly want to delete it via antivirus, but high risk viruses often have means to get away with them. If not like this, how does it become an extremely one? When this awful Trojan horse virus totally captures your system, you can never run an antivirus again, let alone killing it. Not only antivirus, but almost all other applications are impossible to launch. To find a safe and reliable way to remove this Trojan is necessary and urgent.

Best Way to Remove PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh Virus Manually Step by Step

Please follow these steps to get rid of the virus manually:
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager

Taskmgr on Run

Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.

Windows Task Manager

Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries generated by PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh Virus.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random

Step 4: Remove malicious files of Infection.
C:\WINDOWS\assembly\GAC\random letters
C:\WINDOWS\system32\random letters

Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


Summary: PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh Virus is very risky which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove it completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh Virus, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, it may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.

Special remind: If you have tried many methods but still can’t remove PUP.Optional.Fanhoosh virus , to save your computer, please contact YooSecurity experts 24/7 online in time for assistance.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 17, 2013 9:48 am

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