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I wrote this article to help you remove PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A. This PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A removal guide works for all Windows versions.

PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A is the nth potentially unwanted program that is roaming the web. As a classic member of the PUP family, you should not expect it to be any different. No, it acts like all the other PUPs and it is just as irritating and harmful. Once you spot it on your system, take immediate actions. The PUP has no place on your machine. It will not enhance your online experience in any way, even though it disguises and installs itself as a browser helper.

Do not let yourself be fooled. PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A doesn’t help. It will not improve your online activities. In fact, it actually worsens them. That’s why it is crucial that you remove it as soon as possible. The more time it gets to spend undisturbed, the more issues it throws at you. Each infection gets out of control eventually. PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A included. Make sure you won`t allow this to happen. The sooner you get rid of the intruder, the better for both yours and your system`s well-being. So, do not procrastinate. Your predicament is getting worse with each passing hour. Take matters into your own hands and clean your PC for good. Time is not your friend here so do not waste it but act promptly.

PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A enters your machine behind your back and then the mess-making begins. All of a sudden, you start noticing unauthorized changes in your browsers` settings. PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A is behind them all. It is perfectly able to make unwanted reshuffles to all of your browsers. It replaces your homepage and search engine without your permission as well and you cannot change them back.

You also suffer constant redirects to shady pages which you have never seen before. Tabs and windows open all the time on their own accord. In addition, the nasty PUP drowns you into a sea of commercials. You are being bombarded with tons of ads every time you so much as touch one of your browsers. Do you know why? Because the crooks use the PUP to make pay-per-click revenue. PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A floods you with commercials and if you click, hackers get paid. There is more, though.

The infection is a huge hole in your security wall. These ads that we mentioned are not verified. Most of them are compromised and they deliver malware. A single click is all it takes for you to invite more pests on your already infected computer. And next time, you may even get infected with a much more serious threat. Like a ransomware or a Trojan horse, for instance. The last thing you need is to worsen your predicament like that.

Your PC is already underperforming because of this single PUP. Imagine what will happen if you fill it with more parasites. It will break down completely. Don’t let this scenario unfold. Delete the PUP while it is not too late. At the end of this article, you will find a detailed removal guide which will help you get rid of the intruder manually. The sooner you remove PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A, the better.

How did you get infected with this? Infections like this one need your permission to enter and in order to get it, they turn to tricks. One of the most popular ones is called freeware bundling. Be extra careful when you install programs on your PC. Do not throw caution to the wind as, in this way, you are only making yourself an easy target. Use verified download sources only. Always read the Terms and Conditions before you accept them. If you spot anything out of the ordinary while reading them, abort the installation immediately. Don’t let crooks dupe you. Be smarter. Choose vigilance over negligence.

PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A Uninstall

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove PUP.Optional.Binkiland.A from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov

Daniel Stoyanov has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.

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