Uninstall PUP.FileCorrelation – A Guide To Remove PUP.FileCorrelation


I have an unwanted installation of PUP.FileCorrelation on my computer and it has made my web browsing experience very annoying and intrusive. First of all somehow the program get installation on my Windows 7 computer without my consent or permission and now it has completely destructed my web browser settings. I have taken several attempt to uninstall PUP.FileCorrelation but it wouldn't go. My PC is working very slow in both online and off-line operation. My web browser is also affected with this program and showing suspicious pop-ups. How can I remove PUP.FileCorrelation from my computer.

PUP.FileCorrelation is identified as a potentially unwanted program and sneaks into targeted online computers without approval or acknowledgement of user. It is an advertisement platform that serve pop-up ads, banners, coupons and all other type of online advertisements and earn money for its developers by generating sales leads and web traffic for third parties. Although it is also a fact that the program spy on user's web browsing session and gather information without permission or acknowledgement of user. Only this reason is sufficient to eliminate PUP.FileCorrelation from any computer but it also perform several other malicious task on a compromised computer. The PUP may sneaks into your computer with free downloads of bundled program, or get activation when an user receive a Spam email and take attempt to open attachment file. It is also distributed by hacked or malicious websites, so visit of such sites also bring this malicious program on the computer.

As PUP.FileCorrelation doesn't seek of user's permission to infiltrate into there computer as it also make several unwanted and harmful changes to the compromised computer. It make new start-up log for itself to get automatic execution with every system restart. Ir also change some registry entries and web browser settings to perform all its malicious operation without any interruption. Use of rootkit methods allow it to inject codes into legit processes and prevent its detection as a threat by anti virus programs. So it frequently survive on your computer and wait for the opportunity to steal your confidential information like personal identifiable, email ID, logging details of online accounts, credit/debit card and passwords. So you should just remove PUP.FileCorrelation from your computer without any delay.


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How to Uninstall PUP.FileCorrelation from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from PUP.FileCorrelation

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)


Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall PUP.FileCorrelation from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for PUP.FileCorrelation or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall PUP.FileCorrelation ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove PUP.FileCorrelation from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious PUP.FileCorrelation entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove PUP.FileCorrelation from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove PUP.FileCorrelation and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove PUP.FileCorrelation from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the PUP.FileCorrelation extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall PUP.FileCorrelation from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select PUP.FileCorrelation related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove PUP.FileCorrelation
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block PUP.FileCorrelation on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select PUP.FileCorrelation or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to PUP.FileCorrelation.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete PUP.FileCorrelation permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of PUP.FileCorrelation on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking PUP.FileCorrelation. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


    Don’t forget to given your feedback or submit any question if you have any doubt regarding PUP.FileCorrelation or its removal process


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