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pup.optional.consumer.input---Question: can this be blockd

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    win 8

    pup.optional.consumer.input---Question: can this be blockd


    i ran Malwearebytes free scan and it came up with over 100 files of pup.optional.consumer.input threats and it deleted them all for me. 20 minutes later I scanned again and it came up with a few more files of this malware stuff.

    It keeps coming back on my pc (windows 8.1). Is there any way to block this from getting onto my computer?? thx for ur help.

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    Canada
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    In addition to running Malwarebytes Free again, download and run AdwCleaner Free AdwCleaner Download
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    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1


    Sometimes it helps prevent recurring things by deleting Temporary Internet Files and cleaning out the Temp Folder, I use CCleaner for that.
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    win 8


    thanks for all the help. The issue is solved due to your kind advice. it is much appreciated
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    Canada
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Your welcome
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    Forever West
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    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1


    Ditto!
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