Last night while surfing internet, my windows computer got infected with PUP.BurstTravel and I was completely unaware of it. I came to know its terrible impact when started facing troubles while browsing internet or executing application on system. I am totally frustrated now because even my system screen is getting flooded with numerous advertisements which actually annoys me a lot. Guys, please suggest what should I do to get rid of this infection quickly. Thanks in advance!
PUP.BurstTravel is a potentially unwanted program or PUP infection which is promoted as a free program which helps to receive various discount offers based on your search habit and makes you save your money when purchase any product from online store. As a matter of fact, it is a dangerous computer threat which falls in the category of adware threat. PUP.BurstTravel usually comes along with various useless advertisements, malicious websites, spam mail attachments, junk emails, defective file sharing application and move. Once you got infected with such adware infection, you will no more be able to search for any query via Google, Bing or Yahoo like search engines and can not use Facebook and Ebay like web pages. PUP.BurstTravel may bring tracing cookies into compromised machine and record all your keystrokes which helps cyber criminals to steal your private documents, confidential informations, sensitive data, crucial information, banking credentials and more. Due to this, you may become a part of cyber scam and become victim of identity theft.
Furthermore, PUP.BurstTravel infection modifies DNS configurations, browser homepage, system settings etc. and ruins entire compromised machine harshly. It deletes several important documents, personal folders etc. and hampers functioning of the affected computer. This very notorious vermin brings chaos into compromised machine and corrupts windows machine badly. It injects suspicious code into the system boot section and increases possibility of system vulnerability. So, you need to take immediate action and must delete PUP.BurstTravel completely to avoid further damages.
Steps to Delete PUP.BurstTravel
Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode
Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)
Step:2 Remove PUP.BurstTravel from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find PUP.BurstTravel Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete PUP.BurstTravel virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete PUP.BurstTravel Related Startup Items
Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.
Now press Enter Key or Select OK.
“Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab
Now Search for PUP.BurstTravel Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to PUP.BurstTravel
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete PUP.BurstTravel from Windows Registry
- Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
- This will Open the registry entries.
- Find PUP.BurstTravel related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.
Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by PUP.BurstTravel and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by PUP.BurstTravel
- Click on the Start Menu
- Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
- Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with PUP.BurstTravel that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of PUP.BurstTravel using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect PUP.BurstTravel.
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