PUP.Optional.SolutionReal is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a type of adware that hijacks Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Chrome browser(s).
PUP.Optional.SolutionReal attempts to change your homepage or search engines. The goal of the adware is to get users to visit the sites SolutionReal wants them to visit, which includes redirecting users to online advertisements.
PUP.Optional.SolutionReal is a variant of the BrowseFox adware and is primarily bundled with other software.
Installers for PUP.Optional.SolutionReal are no longer found in the wild.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.SolutionReal without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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