PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC

Short bio

PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC is Malwarebytes detection name for a large family of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Some also categorize PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC as adware. PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC started out as an advertisement revenue platform, offering tutorials and tools for free but ad-supported.
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC is usually bundled with other software or tutorials.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC by using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Malwarebytes removal log

An Malwarebytes log of removal for a member of this family:

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Scan Date: 8/11/2016
Scan Time: 9:54 AM
Logfile: mbamDPower.txt
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.2.1.1043
Malware Database: v2016.08.11.01
Rootkit Database: v2016.08.09.01
License: Premium
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Enabled
Self-protection: Enabled

OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: {username}

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 317344
Time Elapsed: 11 min, 24 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Enabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 1
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\DPower_is1, Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75], 

Registry Values: 2
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN|DiskPower, "C:\Program Files (x86)\DPower\DiskPower.exe", Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75]
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\DPOWER_IS1|Publisher, WeMonetize, Quarantined, [cd00b297cccea690d4a007c27a8af60a]

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 1
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, C:\Program Files (x86)\DPower, Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75], 

Files: 6
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\DiskPower.exe, Quarantined, [4e7f84c52377c1756405d6f3e3216799], 
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, C:\Program Files (x86)\DPower\unins000.dat, Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75], 
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, C:\Program Files (x86)\DPower\DiskPower.exe, Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75], 
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, C:\Program Files (x86)\DPower\DiskPower.exe.conf, Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75], 
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, C:\Program Files (x86)\DPower\LinqBridge.dll, Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75], 
PUP.Optional.Tuto4PC, C:\Program Files (x86)\DPower\unins000.exe, Quarantined, [7e4f44051c7ef83ef77e8f3a4db78b75], 

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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Add an exclusion

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.

  • Open Malwarebytes for Windows.
  • Click the Detection History
  • Click the Allow List
  • To add an item to the Allow List, click Add.
  • Select the exclusion type Allow a file or folder and use the Select a folder button to select the main folder for the software that you wish to keep.
  • Repeat this for any secondary files or folder(s) that belong to the software.

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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