Information about PUP.Optinal.getTheDiscount.A
PUP.Optinal.getTheDiscount.A is considered as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or an advertising platform that falls in to adware category. It is sponsored by merchants who gain traffics and benefits from promoting sponsored products by displaying PUP.Optinal.getTheDiscount.A pop ups. You can find it in all versions of Windows, such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
PUP.Optinal.getTheDiscount.A targets on browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer by adding itself to the browsers as an add-on or an extension. Thus, it ensures its automatic popping up when you start the browser. Even if you have closed its windows or deleted its links, you will fail to remove its ad-on or the extension. That’s because you haven’t uninstalled it from the control panel and cleared the browser history. Read More →