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Thursday, April 16, 2015

PUM.Dns Removal - How to Stop It from Hurting Your PC?

"I'm not sure if I should be concerned or not, I think Rogukiller detected something called pum.dns, should I remove it?"

Know about PUM.Dns

PUM.Dns is detected by McAfee as a potential unwanted program which also belongs to a computer threat. Usually, you may get it through free downloads. It can also be dropped into your system by some adware or viruses. Created by cyber criminals, this program aims at stealing users' confidential information for commercial purpose. Threatening plugins can be downloaded by it and ran automatically in the background. So your PC may act abnormal. You should not take this threat slightly.

Screenshot of PUM.Dns

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How dangerous is PUM.Dns?

  • It injects itself to your system and deletes your files randomly.
  • Other viruses or malware can come to your PC easily through it.
  • It takes up your system resources to make your PC move as slowly as a snail.
  • PUM.Dns attacks your firewall and anti-virus program to bypass the detection which will make your system vulnerable.
  • Problems like programs crashes, freezes and Internet disconnection can happen from time to time.
  • Your confidential information may be collected and abused by it.

Remove PUM.Dns with easy and complete steps

Method 1: Manually remove it yourself by following the guides below.
Method 2: Automatically remove it by using SpyHunter.

Manual Steps

Step 1: End all the harmful processes of PUM.Dns.

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys simultaneously to quickly get to the interface. In the Processes section, seek for all ongoing related or suspicious programs and right click all the harmful processes to end them.

Step 2: Uninstall related programs.

For Windows XP:
Click start and find Control Panel. In the pop-up box, you will see Add or Remove Programs. Click it and find any related programs and then delete them.

For Windows 7:
You also need to find Control Panel by clicking Start Menu. Focus on Uninstall and look for what you want to uninstall. Select the ones you find and uninstall them.

For Windows 8:
Click Start Menu first and then click Search. Select Apps and then click Control Panel. Then the Uninstall box will come to you. You just need to find related programs and uninstall them.

Step 3: Show hidden files on your PC and then delete the malicious ones.
Start button>>Control Panel>>Appearance and Themes>>Folder Options.
In view tab, tick "Show hidden files and folders" and deselect "Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)". And then click "Apply". Since all the related hidden files have been shown, you can go to local disk C or other place to search for them and delete them.


Step 4: Delete vicious registry entries. (Be cautious during this step.)

Click Start and find Run. Input "regedit" and then click "OK". Then there comes the Registry Editor. Find out all the harmful keys and right click to remove them.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Automatic Steps

SpyHunter is a real-time anti-spyware program with the function of removing PUP, Trojan horses, rootkits, worms, and adware, etc. With good reputation, SpyHunter is used by numerous of people all over the world every day. It works well and it's compatible with existing security program without conflicts. Download this wonderful tool to smash PUM.Dns now!

Step 1: Click the download icon to download and install SpyHunter.

Step 2: Follow the install guide to install SpyHunter on your PC properly.

Step 3: Launch SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" to have a full scan for your computer.

Step 4: When the scan is over, tick "Select All" and click "Fix Threats" to clean up all viruses and invaders.

Optional steps to check and optimize your PC

To improve the performance of a PC, we need to fix the Registry Errors and system rubbishes. RegCure Pro is a specialist in this field. Fragmented Core Operating, System FilesFragmented Files on Hard Drive,  and Accumulated Junk File Clutter are all can be cleaned by RegCure Pro.

The following steps are for your reference.

Step 1: Click the safe link here to download RegCure Pro!

(Downloading removal tool from here authorized by relevant official site won't worry you. This can also help you avoid getting pirate software or other malware accidentally.)

Step 2: Double click to run the downloaded file and click next to install RegCure Pro.

Step 3: RegCure will automatically open on your screen. You just need to make a System Scan for PUM.Dns.

Step 4: Choose the item you want and click "Fix All" to get rid of the harmful parts.

Good to know

PUM.Dns is dangerous that you should not keep it on your PC. A powerful removal tool like SpyHunter is needed if you're a novice. Don't hesitate to remove it. The longer it stays on your PC, the more harm it may bring you.

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