How to Remove PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln Completely From Your Computer?

By | March 21, 2016

Victim: “Anyone know what PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln is? It was found in Preferences in Chrome Users Localdata by a malware scanner. I Googled it but can’t seem to find anything about it. “

What is PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln?

PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln is classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program which displays intrusive advertising, or tracks the user’s Internet usage to sell information to advertisers, injects its own advertising into web pages that a user looks at and so on.  It often includes no sign that they are installed. However, it may usually comes bundled with free programs without your knowledge. But the thing is that most users are not attentive to the installation process.

Once infected, PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln may add a lot of unwanted entries to the system, so when users use security to scan the system, many PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln entries can be found. Besides, it may change your browser default settings automatically. In this case, you may encounter unwanted browser hijacking, web redirect, pop-ups and so. And it may also used as a ad-support platform to release endless pop-up ads to promote scams or trick innocent users to download unwanted programs or rogue software. At the same time, it can slow your computer system and cause some other Internet problems. Moreover, it may track some of your confidential information or data for commercial purposes. Therefore, you are highly suggested to remove this PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln without hesitation once detected.

A quicker way to remove PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln (by use of SpyHunter):

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Get Started to Remove PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln Right Now

Plan A: Get rid of PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln manually

Plan B: Get rid of PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln automatically with SpyHunter

Plan A: Get rid of PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln manually

Step 1: Remove all related programs from Control Panel.

windows-xp Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu.
  2. In the menu choose Control Panel.
  3. Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  4. Find related suspicious programs.
  5. Click Remove button.

windows-7 Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  2. Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  3. In the list of installed programs find its related programs.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

windows-8 Windows 8 /8.1

  1. Right click on the bottom left corner of the desktop screen.
  2. From the left menu choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  4. Locate the related programs or other suspicious program.
  5. Click Uninstall button.

 Step 2: End all running processes of PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln.

Press Alt+Ctrl+Del keys together to open Task Manger. After opening the windows, click the processes tab , look for and choose any process related to the Oasis Space, then click End process to stop all the running processes about PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln.

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Step 3: Delete PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln from browsers.

ie-icon Internet Explorer

  1. Internet Explorer > Gear icon (in top right corner) > Internet Options > tab Advanced > Delete personal settings > Reset > Restart
  2. Internet Explorer > top menu—Tools > Manage add-ons > Toolbars and Extensions and Search Providers > select and Remove > OK

mozilla-firefox Mozilla Firefox

  1. Mozilla > tap Alt+H > Troubleshooting information > Reset Firefox > Reset Firefox > Finish
  2. Mozilla > top menu—Tools / press Ctrl+Shift+A > Add-ons > Extensions > select and Remove > X of Add-ons Manager tab > close

google-chrome Google Chrome

  1. Google Chrome > Menu > Settings > Advanced Settings > Reset
  2. Google Chrome > Wrench or Three-bars icon (on top-left portion of the browser)> Settings > Extensions > remove the unwanted entry by clicking on the trashcan > restart

Step 4: Open Registry Editor:

(Available on Windows XP, Windows 7 /Vista, and Windows 8 /8.1):

Open “Run” box by pressing “Windows” key + “R” key on your keyboard;

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Type “Regedit” into the Run box and click OK to open Registry Editor

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Remove the related files and registry entries in Registry Editor.

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Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = 
"http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"

Plan B: Get rid of PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln automatically with SpyHunter

Step 1: Click the icon below to download SpyHunter.

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Step 2: Click “Run” to download SpyHunter installer.

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Step 3: Click “Finish” to complete installation.

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Step 5: Click “Malware Scan”.

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Step 5: Click “Fix Threats”.

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Optional solution: Download RegCure Pro for better optimization for your computer.

1: Click below to download RegCure Pro immediately.

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2: After downloading RegCure Pro, click “Run” to install it according to the instructions to continue the installation.

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3: Once you finish the installation process, click “System Scan” to start the scanning process.

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4: After the RegCure Pro done scanning all the files, click “Fix All” to complete the whole scanning process.

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Warm tip:

After using these methods, your computer should be free of PUP.Optional.TerraClicks.ShrtCln. If you do not have much experience to remove it manually, it is suggested that you should download the most popular antivirus program SpyHunter to help you quickly and automatically remove all possible infections from your computer.

 

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