Several security solutions detect BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th as riskware. The executable is used to alert users of a program that is capable of displaying different advertisements in the web pages they visit. Adware programs often feature links to suspicious sites, and you may end up visiting unverified online shopping locations.
BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th may be added to your browser as a plug-in or a tool during the installation of other freeware you have downloaded online.
Programs like BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th are designed to boost the web traffic of certain web pages and generate pay-per-click revenue for their creators.
How Is BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th Distributed?
BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th infiltrates the user’s system bundled with other free software downloaded online. This is a common practice among adware developers, so if you do not wish to have additional software installed on your machine along with the initially downloaded program, opt for the custom installation.
The presence of BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th on a computer is associated with numerous intrusive online advertisements (pop-ups, banner, in-text ads, deals, coupons, etc.) which will appear in the web pages you visit. Following the promoted links is not recommended because you may land on unsafe websites and expose your system to security risk.
Adware applications usually track information about the user’s browsing habits, search queries, duration of the browsing sessions, etc. There is no guarantee that personally identifiable information won’t end up in the wrong hands. Furthermore, the collected data is often shared with third-party advertisers. Encouraging such practices is not advisable.
How to Remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Your PC?
Experts recommend deleting BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th and any files related to the adware with a competent anti-malware solution. Manual removal is also possible. Just follow the steps below.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool. Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
- Guide 1: How to Remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th
Step 2: Uninstall BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th will be removed.
Eliminate BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.