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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/protect-your-pc-from-potentially-unwanted...

Potentially unwanted applications (PUA) are a category of software that can cause your machine to run slowly, display unexpected ads, or at worst, install other software which may be more harmful or annoying. Windows Security has reputation-based protection that can help protect your PC from potentially unwanted applications.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/threats/malware-encyclopedia-description?Name=PUA...

PUA:Win32/Perion threat description - Microsoft Security Intelligence. Understand how this virus or malware spreads and how its payloads affects your computer. Protect against this threat, identify symptoms, and clean up or remove infections.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-security/potentially...

Potentially unwanted app: PUA:Win32/Presenoker my windows security says i have an active unwanted app (PUA:Win32/Presenoker) although i already deleted the infected file. what should i do? This thread is locked. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-performance/how-to-remove...

HI I noticed my pc perfomance getiing affected from past few weeks.....I tried to scan for viruses and everytime I scan I get the same PUA:win32/Installcore virus found and even after removing it multiple times its still there when I run the scan next time.....my pc rebooting time is badly affected it was running smoothly before this virus issue.....