Articles tagged: PUP

How do I remove PUPs, foistware, drive-bys, toolbars, and other annoying things I never wanted?

How to Remove PUPs, Foistware, Drive-bys, Toolbars, and Other Annoying Things

Casually installing one download may result in several other things being installed as well. I’ll review the steps to remove these pesky, problematic, painful, Potentially Unwanted Programs, or PUPs.

CCleaner Install with Avast as a PUP

How Do I Get Rid Of “overseer.exe”?

Overseer.exe can be left behind after an uninstall of Avast Free Anti-virus. Deleting it is a two-step process.

Flash Update

An Easy-to-Miss Source of PUPs

PUPs, or Potentially Unwanted Programs, appear when least expected.