Remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai

What is PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai

PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai detection by your anti-malware tool indicates a generic potentially not wanted application is installed. Since PUPs don’t primarily plan to harm your computer, they aren’t considered to be serious infections. The PUP may be attempting to prevent removal by concealing itself as useful. The PUP might be a game or a browser plug-in, an security utility or a system cleaner. Applications can get classified as PUPs when they attempt to deceive users into paying money for services that do not actually work and when software bundling is used for their distribution. Depending on what type of PUP you have, you will either be constantly disrupted by adverts or be pestered with alerts requesting you to buy useless services. It’s suggested that you remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai, as it is categorised as a PUP for a reason.

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How do PUPs install

You might often see potentially unwanted applications presented as handy applications, so it’s possible the potentially unwanted application was set up by you knowingly. It is advised to do more thorough research in the future before installing applications if you want to avoid PUPs.

It’s also common for potentially unwanted applications to install through software bundling. The bundling technique is a frequently used method but you may not be aware of how it works. Unnecessary applications can install alongside free applications if they are added as extra items. The reason a lot of users end up not unchecking those items is because they just don’t see them as they’re concealed.

You will not be able to avoid installing those unwanted applications, unless you actually pay attention to how you install free applications. In order to see what has been added, you should opt for Advanced (Custom) options. Advanced settings will also permit you to unmark everything that has been adjoined.

What does PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai do

Widely used security tools like Kaspersky, Symantec, Avast, Malwarebytes, TrendMicro and ESET will use this generic detection name PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai for certain generic PUP contaminations. The threat is not notably dangerous, even if it’s detected by a lot of anti-virus tools. Generating money is a PUP’s primary purpose, either by asking you to buy worthless applications or by bombarding your screen with advertisements. When you’re dealing with a PUP of any kind, it commonly means you’ll notice an increase in advertisements as you browse.

It goes without saying that buying paid versions of PUPs is not recommended because they’re commonly deceptive programs. And we certainly do not suggest engaging with PUP brought about adverts, as they could expose you to malware or scams.

Ways to eliminate PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai

If you’re reading this, you likely have anti-virus installed and it identifies but doesn’t uninstall PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai. It isn’t impossible that your current anti-virus utility won’t delete PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai, in which case you’d need to do everything manually or try a different security program. In case you require instructions for manual PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai uninstallation, you can find them below this article. It ought to also be mentioned that your anti-virus tool may be detecting a non-existent infection, so the detection could be what’s known as a false positive.

PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai Behavior

  • Slows internet connection
  • PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai Shows commercial adverts
  • Integrates into the web browser via the PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai browser extension
  • Common PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai behavior and some other text emplaining som info related to behavior
  • Shows Fake Security Alerts, Pop-ups and Ads.
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Changes user's homepage
  • PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai Deactivates Installed Security Software.
  • PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai Connects to the internet without your permission
  • Modifies Desktop and Browser Settings.

PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai effected Windows OS versions

  • Windows 10 40% 
  • Windows 8 43% 
  • Windows 7 11% 
  • Windows Vista 6% 
  • Windows XP 0% 
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PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai Geography

Remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Windows

Remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Windows XP:

  1. Open menu by clicking Start.
  2. Control PanelAdd or Remove Programs. win-xp-control-panel PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
  3. Remove the application.

Remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Windows Vista or Windows 7:

  1. StartControl PanelPrograms and Features win7-control-panel PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
  2. Find the unwanted program, right click on it and select Uninstall.

Remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Windows 8/8.1/10:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI screen, All appsControl Panel. win8-control-panel-search PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
  2. Select Uninstall a program, find the program you want to uninstall, right-click and select Uninstall.

Remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Your Browsers

Remove PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Internet Explorer

  • Press Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  • Select 'Advanced' and click 'Reset'. reset-ie PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
  • 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → 'Delete personal settings' → 'Reset'.
  • Press 'Close' and then ‘OK’.
  • Press Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons. Press Toolbars and Extensions and remove the unwanted extensions. ie-addons PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
  • In Search Providers you can set any page as your new search tool.

Delete PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Mozilla Firefox

  • Type in about:addons in your browser’s URL field. firefox-extensions PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
  • Go through the list of extensions and remove the unwanted ones.
  • FirefoxHelp (Help in menu for OSX users) → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox. firefox_reset PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai

Terminate PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai from Chrome

  • Type chrome://extensions in your browser’s URL field. extensions-chrome PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
  • Go through the list of extensions and remove the unwanted ones.
  • Type in chrome://settings in the URL bar.
  • Advanced settingsReset browser settings. chrome-advanced PUP.Optional.Bang5Mai
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