How to remove PUP.MindSpark/Variant (ads, banners, deals)
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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
PUP.MindSpark/Variant intrusion method
PUP.MindSpark/Variant installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (PUP.MindSpark/Variant). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. PUP.MindSpark/Variant copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (random name).exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name PUP.MindSpark/Variant and value (random name).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name (random name).exe or PUP.MindSpark/Variant. Also, it can create folder with name PUP.MindSpark/Variant under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation PUP.MindSpark/Variant starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove PUP.MindSpark/Variant immediately.
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How to remove PUP.MindSpark/Variant manually
This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with PUP.MindSpark/Variant, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by PUP.MindSpark/Variant.
To get rid of PUP.MindSpark/Variant, you should:
Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall PUP.MindSpark/Variant related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for PUP.MindSpark/Variant entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If PUP.MindSpark/Variant won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.
Protect computer and browsers from infection
Adware threats like PUP.MindSpark/Variant are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like PUP.MindSpark/Variant.
Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov