Re: Adware Cleaner, Can It Really Stop Anything Except Healthy Software?

Hello Ethelena,

Welcome to ToolsLib,

Please answer the following questions in your reply.  First of all may I ask you what kind of

1)  anti virus software are you using? 

2)  What version Awd Cleaner are you using? 

3)  Do you have an ad blocking software installed on your computer? 

4)  Do you have PC Repair installed on your computer?

Warmest Regards,


False Positive ?

***** [ Tasks ] *****

PUP.Adware.Heuristic            C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\FreeDownloadManagerNetworkMonitor

***** [ Registry ] *****

PUP.Adware.Heuristic            HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\FreeDownloadManagerNetworkMonitor


Free Download Manager

Re: Adware sur Adwcleaner

Pour commencer, bonjour à toi aussi...

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Adware sur Adwcleaner

La dernière version d' adwcleaner ( search manager. BRAVO pour un anti-Adware!!! Barvo à Malwarebyte (cela risque de faire couler de l'encre....)

Re: PUP's from online studies - harmless or not?

Hello Fleks,

I see you have a PUP issue(s).  Did you delete the PUP's with Adware Cleaner after you ran the scan?  I don't know where you are located but did you know this study website is in Germany?

PUA. (Potentially Unwanted Application) or PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program)  These are very annoying at best in that they cause pop-us, redirect your browser home page, and other behavior that...

AdwCleaner deletes acestream but it reappears after Windows start-up

After I installed then uninstalled Ace Stream and its Firefox plugin, I ran a scan on my PC with AdwCleaner and found the following entry to delete : C:/Users/MyName/AppData/Roaming/.acestream I asked AdwCleaner to delete it, and it was indeed deleted after rebooting and the report said it was deleted. I ran a second scan and AdwCleaner found nothing to deleted, so I thought the problem was f...

Adware Cleaner, Can It Really Stop Anything Except Healthy Software?

I have, and had have problem with a "virus". When I click on anything on my webscreen (on a link for example) so instead for the link I clicked on opens a new window that want to sell something or ad for something. Mostly it`s "Pc repair" it`s been around for sometimes now and it`s extremly annoying. And adware cleaner don`t do anything to stop or even reqognize this virus. Not only adaware, no...

Re: AdwCleaner will not install on Win10 64-bit PC

Here is the one from the session that ran right after it installed correctly. AdwCleaner doesn't seem to like Wise and Auslogics applications; it found them and quarantined them, which is fine. Now, the issue with AdwCleaner not installing was occuring before Wise or Auslogics apps were installed.

# AdwCleaner - Logfile created on Mon Feb 19 19:47:12 2018 # Updated on 2018/08/02 by Mal...

Résultat après un examen de mon PC

on AdwCleaner by LMC


Voici le résultat de cet examen. Que puis-je faire avec celui-ci ?

PUP.Optional.Legacy, [Key] - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\ PUP.Optional.Legacy, [Key] - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\ PUP.Optional.Legacy, [Key] - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\ PUP.Optional.Legacy, [Key] - ...

Re: adware cleaner


What do you mean by "to activate the program"? Do you simply want to run AdwCleaner? If so, you just need to run the downloaded executable.