PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair

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PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair

main GUI PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair

Type and source of infection

PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair is sometimes silently installed as part of a bundle. In case of the silent install the user may see command prompt appear for a moment.

command prompt

Symptoms

On affected systems users may notice this entry in their list of installed Programs and Features:

uninstall control panel

and this type of screens after a scan:

problems found

Protection

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

block PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair

and by blocking their domain:

block asrupdates.com

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.PCOptimizerPro 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

Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details- Scan Date: 5/3/22 Scan Time: 10:16 AM Log File: 5627e200-cab9-11ec-9b1e-080027235d76.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.5.8.191 Components Version: 1.0.1666 Update Package Version: 1.0.54478 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: .{username}-PC\.{username}

-Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233391 Threats Detected: 32 Threats Quarantined: 32 Time Elapsed: 1 min, 12 sec

-Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect

-Scan Details- Process: 1 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\AdvancedSystemRepairPro.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 91D4D34A52F9BEB757BEE35BA2D14965, 490F73C4DD856126AC75888BBAA6BA6CCDF6FF482186EA76E0627CC4331F068F

Module: 1 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\AdvancedSystemRepairPro.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 91D4D34A52F9BEB757BEE35BA2D14965, 490F73C4DD856126AC75888BBAA6BA6CCDF6FF482186EA76E0627CC4331F068F

Registry Key: 1 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\Advanced System Repair Pro 1.9.8.2, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , ,

Registry Value: 0 (No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected)

Folder: 2 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\reports, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , , PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\7z, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , ,

File: 26 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\USERS\.{username}\DESKTOP\Advanced System Repair Pro.lnk, Quarantined, 538, 506668, 1.0.54478, , ame, , CC5AE894592A6799C59F5850D40394E0, 172275A13F4C89071F95466C7823FCB42C1FDF0A63DE36D65A612EAA07F06F91 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\7z\7z.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , FE028F59FC0D258D2CFB193D27785203, 3E961845DB8AB8B530761FFF69DAA2B64D19AC9AA5DE096E7E5EAFB4D2D149D1 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\7z\7z.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , E6227896B064B1FCF4ADB096CE21120F, 02201BA8291AF86BAB92D64761B1180255EFBE5FC31437C682E759497403B224 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\7z\License.txt, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 64ED534519ECC3F8866C3CAAEA325C8C, 2AF2693D49442D27EE6253E8D9C2CAE233FA9EB8D55CAD3C7A8CA14BE88BE903 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\reports\fraglist_c.luar, Delete-on-Reboot, 538, 506683, , , , , B2189394F90A2693748C81830B32C9DD, 7830F909BF95CE912BDC079682A3F821E8B0BD7DB6C98358189E3D358821812A PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\20220319_102254_Firewall App Blocker.ini, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 39DEA09883B781CC5EB6874C9657B431, 2943B9B50A54D36A844497A2794E52373DEFF7D3B3B9B6F6FAE8A971D2739349 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\AdvancedSystemRepairPro.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 91D4D34A52F9BEB757BEE35BA2D14965, 490F73C4DD856126AC75888BBAA6BA6CCDF6FF482186EA76E0627CC4331F068F PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\api.dat, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , E9CD152C8F50C8C60A3B4CF21D0B0F26, B1A5F0AEBDB3EAFC63BED8A0230DE234DCCDEFF47886D85111D24F06AF4326F9 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\api.tlb, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 9A6575F0D0AD08B2066A8D1B61A57F09, B6C02C5496035759AD40722D91DFE0AF5127F343C022E720C199F632E2DC5282 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\asrrealtimesrv.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 762DF65B564E074E14E369E60DA24573, 149CF6F6462B61EA0C72153F9A0FF9E561BDE1335D064F81405E7623E203A2C0 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\asrscan.inf, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 4418E7D633E8CCCE6BD2045C387A11CA, 957CBEAB2C2E58123B62C839768568514F7733B3A26432AEFB4CCEB3287A8903 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 3CF6BF0E0A27F3665EDD6362D137E4CC, 1985B85BB44BE6C6EAF35E02EF11E23A890E809B8EC2E53210A4AD5A85B26C70 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\dsutil.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 7480D7273AF1638526C0E52225B38CC3, 61700F4478F03F20A85036931E95DC487827CE4D2BB93247EC58EA5DF38B88FF PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\InfExtractor.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 62296F04BC379080D921DD3A905EEC02, 196185AC4EF8C09FDB55D67E82D418D98369F6597407329D8BBA952D7ED3C803 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 147802058B69610761DE96E9988D5710, 2A1605E74287C03F95BFD5A0E1F704DED5B9EDACE09DD0D681C5719C555A8E6A PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\Microsoft.Experimental.IO.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 5140CB353D1D1854314032DECB5271A6, D15C007057DB61199677D6A77380AF1B91FB57E2C66D505A3F8F95E90977A2F2 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\Newtonsoft.Json.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 8F6875148B45C300B95514CB40703C2E, EA7FD75E2BB069699D4DA09F3601D70CA8E401F58949178CDBF2C5928720DAA1 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\pcw.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , D0FF0B58DAF909B916F5C095CFA84C7F, 597B65208B67DF86CD05CCF90EE6BE681413F60564C38EC511DAC7652989EC2C PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\setup.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , A91E2E836B5CCE4B11341E63EF0C0F80, A73072E6FEEA75C2AEAA734AEE1108A3C47B25A5B9E12373B1DA40A0B567EAF6 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\SevenZipSharp.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 05C9849856ABC683BCBC5C8D7921C146, 49284B31F28D0A62D797CFCF17F464C8C2B22B29D0E8AB7C15C94724D83E595C PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\tfj2.res, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 1E42C34EF7531A76901D512078481098, C911D792CFADC4E2620EE70E586A637A6E6F944CA85828CBB98C6CBB61C3ED63 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\Uninstall.exe, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , ED2BA7B4BF9A55E9F3131B733FEB92AB, 2C4BB29AD901B0033464D3E5499E1A3E0197FECABB29472D896E5DE96546171F PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\Uninstall.ini, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , 137A5185F01F28E18BA1B08DE6048758, 13CF90F9E643356BF24016CCBD5864C553488EE3276A99B25FC7BAC263CD156F PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\Program Files (x86)\Advanced System Repair Pro\ZetaLongPaths.dll, Quarantined, 538, 506683, , , , , F17E1A6D69FD967BE4EDB14084C378C5, D5361BFCA9B5B5862B489E95ED4725E3AD4706EB2320CCAE9A4F2FFC70E28B45 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\DOWNLOADS\ADVANCED-SYSTEM-REPAIR-PRO-REPAIRTOOL.UN.EXE, Quarantined, 538, 977781, 1.0.54478, , ame, , 2CB88E3DF719A04BEE12FA1998DA40C4, B7B0609FA9181F97496C89D173F3E80E0D02C84429D09C8A4CB9AB607DEE6CF8 PUP.Optional.AdvancedSystemRepair, C:\DOWNLOADS\ADVANCED SYSTEM REPAIR PRO _ SILENT .EXE, Quarantined, 538, 1038501, 1.0.54478, , ame, , C14999F70E55C0E80C578E35299444D6, 226C43728CA284D00809CE8C66C85407A2D28E86D3C3523C76D3AC4C013D5B87

Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected)

WMI: 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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