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PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar is reported as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program). I suggest you to remove PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar from your PC as soon as possible!
Tried to remove PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar? Cannot completely delete PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar, because it gets back?
Uninstall PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar, kill PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar process using Task Manager, delete PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar folder, remove PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar registry key, get rid of PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar scheduled task, disable PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar browser plugin, clean your shortcuts from PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar.
See how to fix PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar step by step using my removal guide.

How PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar got on my computer?

Like many potentially unwanted programs, PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar can be installed on your computer as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar manufacturer pays software developers for distributing PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar within their applications, PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar is often included as part of the installer.
PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar is also often distributed with free games and simple, one-click freeware tools developed specifically with the purpose of getting PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar onto as many computers as possible.
Usually, you have not only one PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs.


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How dangerous is PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar?

While PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar is not considered illegal and is not officially classified as malware, it poses a direct threat to your privacy. Since PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar runs alongside your Web browser, it can collect and transmit information such your search queries, Web forms and passwords, names and messages, track Web sites that you visit, and do much more on your computer without you even knowing. PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar was reported to cause significant slowdowns in browser performance, making Web page load times much longer compared to a clean system.

On a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 being "mostly harmless", 3 being "invasive" and 5 being "dangerous"), PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar can be rated as a 3.

How to remove PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar?

Step-by-step Guide for manual removal of PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar:

  1. Uninstall PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
  2. Open Task Manager to kill all "PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar" related processes.
  3. Use Windows search to find and remove "PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar" files and folders.
  4. Run services.msc to disable a "PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar" Windows service.
  5. Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar" scheduled tasks.
  6. Open regedit.exe and delete PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar registry keys and values.
  7. Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
  8. Open your browser and disable PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar plugins. Disable all unknown plugins. Reset the browser settings.
  9. Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.

PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar is related to: Adware, Win32-PUP-gen, PUP.Optional.MyStartToolbar.


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