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PUP.Book Source

Hey! I am using Chrome as my default browser and it is has been controlled by PUP.Book Source. Now I am constantly getting ads on the browser. It has degraded my computer's performance adversely. I have tried everything to remove this but it has failed my all attempt. Can you guide me to fix PUP.Book Source completely from PC. Please help me out!

More Description PUP.Book Source

PUP.Book Source has been classified as adware program which easily get chance to enter on the PC if you click some spam emails, download freeware application and while you visit some malicious website etc. It has been crafted by cyber criminals to display many advertisement on the browser. It displays various type of advertisement like banner, coupon, offer and so on such advertisement to shop its bogus deals. It will convince you to purchase its deals no matter whether you are interested or not. It serves only one purpose to generate revenue anyhow convincing users to click on the sponsored link.

Once PUP.Book Source intrudes into the PC, It will hijack your all browser like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Safari etc and displays its unwanted advertisement that can be quite annoying as it interrupts your surfing sessions. It degrades your PC gradually. It can redirect you to another websites which are full of spam content which one does not intend for. It is able to track your some vital information such as IP address, browsing history etc to its vendor for getting benefit. So, it is very important to uninstall PUP.Book Source from PC as soon as possible.  


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Learn To Remove PUP.Book Source Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete PUP.Book Source Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of PUP.Book Source Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to PUP.Book Source related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from PUP.Book Source On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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