Remove PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST quickly from the PC


Yesterday I got an email in my spam folder which was saying that I have some prize money. I got excited and opened the attachments. Downloading process of a file automatically gets started and I think at the same time, PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST entered in my system. Since now, I am getting its notifications which says that my PC is infected. There are several unknown files or shortcuts are available on the desktop which I am unable to remove manually. Will you please help me to get rid of PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST and sort out the problem permanently?

PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST is a latest detection in Trojan category which have capability to harm the system efficiency if ignored for long time. Generally, it gets attached with spam emails or pen drives to sneak in the targeted system and carries ability to make it compromised. PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST is created by the cyber crooks with a motive to generate illegal revenue by fooling the innocent users. It is extremely powerful which can keep its eyes on your online habits and gains the sensitive details which you enter while making any online payment. Even more, it is also possible that it will connect your PC with the remote servers and allows its creators for unauthorized access of your personal data. Moreover, it can also bypass your financial details to the cyber criminals. PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST can affect your personal identity, so do not allow it to stay for long time in the system.

PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST is extremely fatal from nature which can leads the PC to destructive situations. It will take long hours in the booting process of the system and the speed of all the basic functions will also start to degrade day-by-day. You will notice most of the installed programs will not respond properly and your screen will be filled with lots of warning alerts and notifications. It can also drop malignant codes in the registry editor and creates fake files, folders, icons and shortcuts at various location of the system. It can also corrupt your important documents and freezes the operating system at some intervals of time which is extremely annoying while working. So, if you detect any of the symptoms of PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST then remove it permanently.

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Manual PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST Removal Guide

Step 1: How to Start your PC in Safe Mode with Networking to Get Rid of PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST

(For Win 7 | XP | Vista Users)

  • first of all PC is to be rebooted in Safe Mode with Networking
  • Select on Start Button and Click on Shutdown | Restart option and select OK
  • when the PC restarts, keep tapping on F8 until you don’t get Advanced Boot Options.
  • Safe Mode with Networking Option is to be selected from the list.



(For Win 8 | 8.1 | Win 10 Users)

  • Click on Power Button near Windows Login Screen
  • Keep Shift Button on the keyboard pressed and select Restart Option
  • Now Select on Enable Safe Mode with Networking Option



In case PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST, is not letting your PC to Start in Safe Mode, then following Step is to followed

Step 2: Remove PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST Using System Restore Process

  • PC need to be rebooted to Safe Mode with Command Prompt
  • As soon as Command Prompt Window appear on the screen, select on cd restore and press on Enter option


Type rstrui.exe and Click on Enter again.


Now users need to Click on Next option and Choose restore point that was the last time Windows was working fine prior to PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST infection. Once done, Click on Next button.



Select Yes to Restore your System and get rid of PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST infection.


However, if the above steps does not work to remove PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST, follow the below mentioned steps

Step:3  Unhide All Hidden Files and Folders to Delete PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST

How to View PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST Hidden Folders on Windows XP

  1. In order to show the hidden files and folders, you need to follow the given instructions:-
  2. Close all the Windows or minimize the opened application to go to desktop.
  3. Open “My Computer” by double-clicking on its icon.
  4. Click on Tools menu and select Folder options.
  5. Click on the View tab from the new Window.
  6. Check the Display contents of the system folders options.
  7. In the Hidden files and folders section, you need to put a check mark on Show hidden files and folders option.
  8. Click on Apply and then OK button. Now, close the Window.
  9. Now, you can see all the PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST related hidden files and folders on the system.

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How to Access PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST Hidden folders on Windows Vista

  1. Minimize or close all opened tabs and go to Desktop.
  2. Go to the lower left of your screen, you will see Windows logo there, click on Start button.
  3. Go to Control Panel menu and click on it.
  4. After Control Panel got opened, there will two options, either “Classic View” or “Control Panel Home View”.
  5. Do the following when you are in “Classic View”.
  6. Double click on the icon and open Folder Options.
  7. Choose View tab.
  8. Again move to step 5.
  9. Do the following if you are “Control Panel Home View”.
  10. Hit button on Appearance and Personalization link.
  11. Chose Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  12. Under the Hidden File or Folder section, click on the button which is right next to the Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  13. Click on Apply button and then hit OK. Now, close the window.
  14. Now, to show you all hidden files or folders created by PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST, you have successfully considered Windows Vista.




How to Unhide PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST Created Folders on Windows 7

1. Go to the desktop and tap on the small rectangle which is located in the lower-right part of the system screen.

2. Now, just open the “Start” menu by clicking on the Windows start button which is located in the lower-left side of the PC screen that carries the windows logo.

3. Then after, look for the “Control Panel” menu option in the right-most row and open it.

4. When the Control Panel menu opens, then look for the “Folder Options” link.

5. Tap over the “View tab”.

6. Under the “Advanced Settings” category, double click on the “Hidden Files or Folders” associated with PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST.

7. Next, just select the check-box in order to Show hidden files, folders, or drives.

8. After this, click on “Apply” >> “OK” and then close the menu.

9. Now, the Windows 7 should be configured to show you all hidden files, folders or drives.


Steps to Unhide PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST related Files and Folders on Windows 8

  1. First of all, power on your Windows PC and click on start logo button that is found in left side of the system screen.
  2. Now, move to program lists and select control panel app.
  3. When Control panel is open completely, click on more settings option.
  4. After, you will see a Control panel Window and then you choose “Appearance and Personalization” tab.
  5. In Advance settings dialogue box, you need to tick mark on Show hidden files and folders and clear the check box for Hide protected system files.
  6. Click on Apply and Ok button. This apply option helps you to detect and eradicate all types of PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST related suspicious files.
  7. Finally, navigate your mouse cursor on close option to exit this panel.

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How to View PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST associated folders on Windows 10

1. Open the folder if you wish to unhide files.

2. Search and Click on View in Menu bar

3. In Menu click on to view folder options.

4. Again click on View and Enable Radio Button associated with Show hidden files created by PUP.Optional.ProxyHijacker.PrxySvrRST, folder and drive.

5. Press apply and OK.

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Step 4: Press Start Key along with R- copy + paste the below stated command and Click on OK

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

  • This will open up a new file, in case if your system has been hacked, some IP’s will be shown at the bottom of the screen


Click on the Start Menu, Input “Control Panel” in the search box —> Select. Network and Internet —> Network and Sharing Center —> Next Change Adapter Settings. Right-click your Internet connection —> Select on Properties.

  • In case if you find Suspicious IP in the local host –or if you are finding it difficult and have any problem then submit question to us and we will be happy to help you.