How to Remove PUA.DataOwnerWinRep from PC (Complete Process)

6 Oct

Has your PC got infected with PUA.DataOwnerWinRep? Does your work-station working very weirdly and is unable to perform normal tasks? Do you see bogus alerts and error messages? Does your commands doesn’t gets executed successfully? If yes then you are at the right place to get all your problems and queries solved. Continue reading this blog till the end to get complete information along with some easy steps to fix the problems.

PUA.DataOwnerWinRep is a PUP and exclusively categorized under adware category. This perilous infection attacks the PC secretly and does a lot of unwanted modifications in the PC settings in the background. It secretly downloads so many arbitrary files and scripts in the PC that consumes a lot of PC resources and makes the System performance extremely slow and sluggish. While users are browsing, it manipulates them with bogus pop-ups, ads, deals, coupons, price-comparisons and so many baseless alerts. The browsing experience gets totally messed up. The security settings are also exploited and are exposed for other severe malware infection to make its entry.

The cyber-criminals have developed PUA.DataOwnerWinRep with the only purpose to cheat and misguide the innocent victims. They generate revenue through pay-per-click ads, pop-ups, commercials, useless services, bogus offers and so on. The intrusion of its related scripts and files are also very secret. It often comes bundled with freeware, shareware, peer-to-peer file sharing networks, spam email attachments and so on. All these intrusion methods are very deceiving and they don’t ask to victims about the installation. So, be careful while Online browsing and especially when you download anything in the PC. Always choose advance or custom installation steps so that additional hidden files get exposed and could be stopped from getting installed.

Issues Caused by PUA.DataOwnerWinRep

  • Unwanted Modifications in the Important registries and System files
  • Plug-ins and Add-ons gets added in the browser to spy on users activities
  • Expose the security loopholes and brings other severe malware in the backdoor
  • Use key-loggers to record browsing pattern and steals sensitive data such as bank account details, password, etc.
  • Connects the PC with remote server and allows third-party access
  • Disable the security firewall settings

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Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  then you were highly suggested to delete PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like PUA.DataOwnerWinRep . However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove PUA.DataOwnerWinRep . As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  manually?

Eliminate PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete PUA.DataOwnerWinRep .manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ PUA.DataOwnerWinRep .exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by PUA.DataOwnerWinRep  again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

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