Solved VIRUS ALERT : Freemake Video Converter 4.1.3 (PUP infection) Tags: Virus Video Converter Windows XP Last response: March 3, 2014 2:37 AM in Windows XP Share barleysinger February 28, 2014 7:56:42 AM ** VIRUS ALERT ** The freeware install for FREEMAKE VIDEO CONVERTER 4.1.3 is being used as a trojan to install the (PUP) virus malwarebytes found these files associated with the install PUP.Optional.SearchProtect.A PUP.Optional.Conduit.A The install program itself : FreemakeVideoConverterSetup.exe contains (PUP.Optional.OpenCandy) The install results in Conduit being installed, as well as the PUP virus. More about : virus alert freemake video converter pup infection Reply to barleysinger dextermat February 28, 2014 8:03:59 AM Hi, Yes you have to watch out for them, a lot of free software is bundle with bloatware and spyware ! Reply to dextermat m 0 l Best solution USAFRet February 28, 2014 8:35:16 AM Yes. OpenCandy is appearing more and more attached to previously good freeware. Thanks for the info. Reply to USAFRet Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer barleysinger March 3, 2014 2:37:52 AM I just hate it when people get caught out, by something that used to be a nice FREEWARE product (and now has the internet gift that keeps on giving) Reply to barleysinger m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !