Threat Name



Trojan Horse Virus

Length of Infection


OS affected

All currently Running Windows version


Create of numerous junk files and folder, Injects other malware, Create new Registry Entries, Establish connection to remote server.

Damaging effects

:Steals user's data and confidential informations

PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings is a very pesky Trojan horse infection that utilize all possible infiltration methods to get into online targeted Windows computer and do all malicious activities that ruin compromised computer. It does not lapse any chance to install other malware, to steal user's personal information or cheat them by display of fake security scans, error messages and pop-up ads. The Trojan infection is widely distributed with Spam emails that contains hidden codes to activate this threat and also comes bundled with some most frequently downloads of flash player, PDF reader, media player update, etc. So when the user open such Spam emails or install bundled free of cost software programs then PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings also sneak into the computer.

PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings also utilize outdated operating system vulnerabilities, unprotected file sharing, enabled auto-run, bad practices for instant messaging and bad practices for web browsing to infiltrate into your computer system. After getting this Trojan infection your computer slows down rapidly and become very sluggish. The affected computer frequently get freezes and display BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) because of extreme exploitation of system resources and damages made by the infection. Anti virus programs might not work to wipe out this infection completely so the users are advocated to remove PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings by following removal instructions on this page.

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How to Uninstall PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option


  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents


  • Click on System option


  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option


  • Now Click on PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings related processes and then click to “End Task”


Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings infection.


Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode


Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”


First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.


Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings one by one then click on End Task.


Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.


The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.


Now select PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.


Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings.


Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.



How to Uninstall PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar


Click and select on View advanced settings option

advance settings-edge

In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”


Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as


B. How to Delete PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions


Select all the malicious extensions including PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings and then select trash icon


Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section


In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser


C. How to Uninstall PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.


A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.


In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.


Find PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.


Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.


D. How to Remove PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.


Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select PUP.Optional.AmazonBrowserSettings and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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