How to Uninstall PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A

Are you facing several adds and pop-ups realted with PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A? Facing several browser realted issues? Seems like your system is been severely infected with PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A. Well, you should take some quick action to remove this malare quickly from your PC. 

PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A is yet another extremely troublesome potentially unwanted program which can cause severe destruction in your Windows computer system. It silently penetrates into targeted computer system and mess up with your every bit of online activities in order to generate quick revenue for its affiliate partners. It has been created and promoted by vicious cyber criminals with such a complex algorithm that it can easily influence all known browser on infected computer system such as Mozilla, Chrome, I.E, etc. It contagiously  shows several adds, coupon codes, deals, discount offers, banners, fake system notification etc. on whatever web page your visit. Furthermore, PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A also mislead the users on several unknown and suspicious websites in order to drive illegal web traffic. 

Generally, PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A infiltrates in targeted PC when users download freeware third party application on their system. Well, there are several other ways by which this very virus can injected in your computer such as social engineering, network sharing, opening spam attachments, clicking unknown links, visiting pornographic sites, shareware, using infected media and many more. Once, it installed in your system then you are likely to experience some serious troubles. It create a backdoor onto the compromised system and allows other critical malefic threats such as Trojan, worms, rootkit, etc. to sneak in your PC easily. Moreover, it may also pass some crucial information from your system to the third party server. Therefore, try and remove PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A immediately from your PC as soon as possible and avoid any further damage.


Click to Free Scan for PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A on PC

Step:1 Remove PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A or any Suspicious Program from Control Panel resulting in Pop-ups

  • Click on Start and in Menu, Select Control Panel.


  • In Control Panel, Search for PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A or any suspicious program


  • Once found, Click to Uninstall PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A or related program from list of Programs

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  • However, if you are not sure do not Uninstall it as this will remove it permanently from the system.

Step:2 How to Reset Google Chrome to Remove PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A

  • Open Google Chrome browser on your PC
  • On the top right corner of the browser you will see 3 stripes option, click on it.
  • After that click on Settings from the list of menus available on chrome’s panel.

  • At the end of the page, a button is available with option to “Reset settings”.

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  • Click on the button and get rid of PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A from your Google Chrome.

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How to Reset Mozilla Firefox to Uninstall PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A

  • Open Mozilla Firefox web browser and click on the options icon with 3 stripes sign and also click on help option with (?) mark.
  • Now click on “Troubleshooting Information” from the given list.


  • Within the upper right corner of the next window you can find “Refresh Firefox” button, click on it.


  • To reset your Mozilla Firefox browser simply click on “Refresh Firefox” button again, after which all unwanted changes made by PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A will be removed automatically.

Steps to Reset Internet Explorer to Get Rid of PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A

  • You need to close all Internet Explorer windows which are currently working or open.
  • Now open Internet Explorer again and click on Tools button, with wrench icon.
  • Go to the menu and click on Internet Options.


  • A dialogue box will appear, then click on Advanced tab on it.
  • Saying Reset Internet Explorer Settings, click on Reset again.

  • When IE applied the default settings then, click on Close. And then click OK.

Restart the PC is a must for taking effect on all the changes you have made.

Step:3 How to Protect your PC from PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A in Near Future

Steps to Turn On Safe Browsing Features

Internet Explorer: Activate SmartScreen Filter against PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A

  • This can be done on IE Versions 8 and 9. It mailnly helps in detecting PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A while browsing
  • Launch IE
  • Choose Tools in IE 9. If you are using IE 8, Find Safety option in Menu
  • Now Select SmartScreen Filter and opt for Turn on SmartScreen Filter
  • Once done, Restart IE



How to Enable Phishing and PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A Protection on Google Chrome

  • Click on Google Chrome browser
  • Select Customize and Control Google Chrome (3-Bar Icon)
  • Now Choose Settings from the option
  • In the Settings Option, Click on Show advanced Settings which can be found at the bottom of the Setup
  • Select Privacy Section and click on Enable Phishing and Malware Protection
  • Now Restart Chrome, this will keep your browser safe from PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A


How to Block PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A Attack and Web Forgeries

  • Click to Load Mozilla Firefox
  • Press on Tools on Top Menu and Select options
  • Choose Security and enable check mark on following
  • warn me when some site installs add-ons
  • Block reported Web forgeries
  • Block reported attack Sites


If still PUP.Optional.QuickStart.A exists on your system, Scan your PC to detect and Get Rid of it

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