What is “Potentially Unwanted Program”?

A Potentially Unwanted Program (shortly PUP or PUA) is a application which can contains adware, toolbars or has other unuseful functions.

The term “Potentially Unwanted Program” was offered by McAfee to avoid labeling downloadable programs as malware. What makes such PUP`s are different from threats or malware. When you are get a program from the Internet and forgets to read the EULA, you might fail to recognize what various unwanted programs are being downloaded. For the most part these Potentially Unwanted Programs are adware or internet browser hijackers. These unwanted programs change your default homepage and default search engine, or show you not relevant ads.

Here are a indicators that you have Potentially Unwanted Programs on your PC:

  • Unwanted advertisements in places they should not be.
  • Website links redirect to websites various from what you expected.
  • Browser popups show up which recommend fake updates or various other software.
  • Your default homepage has mysteriously changed.
  • Various other strange apps may installed without your permission.
Click any title to read information about PUP.

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Digital Communications Inc的SAproduct —如何刪除SAproduct?

  關於SAproductSAproduct摘要。SAproduct滲透的渠道。如何去除SAproduct?常見問題解答(FAQ)您受到保護嗎? 關於SAproduct 由Digital Communications Inc開發的SAproduct可以正確地概括為潛在有害的應用程序。 SAproduct是潛在的有害應用程序,也簡稱為PUP或PUA。 它的作者宣稱,該工具檢查PC的威脅,發現提高系統速度的解決方案,暴露與用戶軟件有關的問題,以及優化啟動/卸載和用戶項目。 SAproduct掃描結束後,將立即提供有關各種暴露的病毒問題的詳細報告。 儘管如此,該應用程序還說需要購買許可版本才能解決問題。 我認為此工具確定的許多問題只是簡單的假設,根本不代表任何問題。 再次,我真的懷疑SAproduct的報告是否可信。...