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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

How to Remove PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen From Your PC? (Removal Guide)

 Description of PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen

PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen is detected as a potentially Unwanted Program which is able to conduct a series of harmful actions once installed on your PC. It is usually bounded with freeware or shareware.When you download freeware without attention, it comes together. In addition, when you visit some compromised websites, open some spam email attachments or click some malicious links/pop-ups, you PC might also be infected with the infection.

Once installed, it will affect all your common browsers such as IE, Chrome and Firefox, and change browser settings so as to cause homepage hijacking and browser redirect problems. Besides, it also drops extension, add-on, and plug-in so as to distribute numerous unwanted pop-up ads and programs. If you keep it in your PC for a long time, your PC will be in a mess. You need a long time to get access the Internet and even your system can crush down suddenly. In addition, you may encounter other computer issues such as PC performance degraded, high CPU usage, and common used programs inoperative and personal data exposed, etc. Therefore, PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen is a big threats that should never be kept in computer. You should take action to remove it from computer as soon as possible.

How to remove PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen?

PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen is a nasty adware. It is high time to remove it  from your computer. Here are two methods for removing PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen. Please read the following post carefully.

>>Method one: Manually remove SalePlus from your system.

Step 1: Uninstall PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen from Control Panel 

Click Start> Control Panel> Programs and Features> search for PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen or suspect applications> right click and choose Uninstall

Step 2. Remove PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen from Windows Task Manager.

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Esc or type "taskmgr" and press OK > end its associated running process.

Step 3: Remove PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen from Your Browser

For Internet Explorer

A:  Launch up Internet Explorer>Tools> Manager Add-on

B: Tools and Extensions> search for PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen> click Disable

C: Clear the browser history and restart IE to take effect

For Google Chrome

A: launch up Google Chrome> click Tools> click Extension> search for PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen> click Disable

B: Clear the history and cookies of Google Chrome and then restart the browser to take effect

Step 4: Reset your web browsers.

Remove it from IE
  • click on Tools and Internet Options
  • click Advanced and Reset...
  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings , select  Delete personal settings check box, click Reset button
  • restart your IE to check
Remove it from Mozilla Firefox

  • Run Firefox
  • Click Help and then Troubleshooting Information
  • Click Reset Firefox button to reset your Firefox settings

Remove it from Google Chrome
  • click Tools and Extensions
  • remove all the unwanted or unfamiliar Extensions via clicking the Trash Can Icon
  • go to Settings, Show Advanced Settings
  • restore browser settings back to the original defaults and conform it.

>>Method two: Remove SalePlus Permanently with Spyhunter Antivirus software.

What can SpyHunter do for you?
  1. Give your PC intuitive real-time protection..
  2. Detect, remove and block spyware, rootkits, adware, keyloggers, cookies, trojans, worms and other types of malware.
  3. Spyware HelpDesk generates free custom malware fixes specific to your PC.
  4. Allow you to restore backed up objects.
(1) Firstly, please click on the icon below to download SpyHunter.

 (2) Follow these instructions to install SpyHunter into your computer.

(3) After installation, you should click on " Malware Scan " button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.


 (4) Restart your computer to apply all made changes.

Optional solution: use RegCure Pro to optimize your PC.

After using manual and automatic methods, you may get rid of PUP.Optional.APNToolbar.Gen. if you want to optimize your PC, you can download the powerful tool RegCure Pro.
 1. Download RegCure Pro by clicking on the button below.

2. Double-click on the RegCure Pro program to open it, and then  follow the instructions to install it.

Warm tip:

If you do not have much experience to remove it manually, it is suggested that you should download the most popular antivirus program SpyHunter to help you quickly and automatically remove all possible infections from your computer.