What is PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A?
PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A is a potentially unwanted program that presents you with tons of ads and pop-ups that are of no interest to you. It is also capable of hooking deep into your computer system and causing other unwanted browser changes.
PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A is compatible with all popular web browsers and was created in order to generate traffic of the promoted webpages. There is nothing beneficial about the program and you should not keep it on your PC. We recommend you delete PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A as soon as you can.
How does PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A work?
It is most likely that PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A has entered your computer while you were installing some kind of freeware onto your PC. Free software often comes with potentially unwanted applications. If you do not pay attention during its installation you unwittingly allow these applications to get access to your system. Next time you download freeware, be attentive during its installation and always go for Advanced or Custom installation instead of Quick or Regular. That way you will be able to deselect all additional unwanted programs.
As it has already been said, PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A was created to improve advertising revenue and there is no way for it to make your browsing experience any better. In fact, the program will actually slow down your Internet speed. Moreover, it will also track your cookies in order to access information about what pages you visit, what search queries you make and so on. This data is used for marketing purposes and could be sold to third parties. You should also keep in mind that the adware is not safe as it exposes you to dangerous web content and malicious links. You should not hesitate to remove PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A.
How to terminate PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A?
If you want to get rid of PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A you can choose one of the two following options: automatic or manual removal. We strongly recommend the first option as it is much more reliable. If you download a malware removal tool you will be able to scan your computer and see if there are any other threats on it. Then you will be able to uninstall PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A and other possible infections. The anti-malware will also safeguard your computer when you browse the Web in the future. The second option is manual PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A removal. It does not guarantee full protection, however, in case you choose it, you can use the instructions below.
- Right-click at the bottom left
- Select Control Panel
- Go to Uninstall a program
- Delete PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A
Windows 7 and Vista
- Click Start and go to Control Panel
- Choose Uninstall a program
- Select the adware and click Uninstall
- Click Start -> Control Panel
- Pick Add or remove programs
- Choose the adware and click Remove.