Potential false positives?


I'm running the latest version of ADW cleaner and got this back as my report.

***** [ Services ] *****

No malicious services found.

***** [ Folders ] *****

PUP.Optional.CrossRider, C:/Users\Gamefan\AppData\Roaming\app

***** [ Files ] *****

No malicious files found.

***** [ DLL ] *****

No malicious DLLs found.

***** [ WMI ] *****

No malicious WMI found.

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****


Re: Adwcleaner: Pando Media Booster false positive?

jusr scanned with jrt, kaspersky tdds killer, mcaffe root kit remover and another rougekiller scan. They all came up clean.


Checked the date on the pando folder, August 18 2012, i think it was installed with another mmo, S4 League and i havent had any problem with pando showing up on scans so far


UPDATE:did a Malwarebytes and Hitman scan. Neither of them found anything.

Re: Can't Delete Threats

Here you go:


By the way, I scanned numerous programs including Malwarebytes, HitmanPro, Windows Defender, Junkware Remover, and Adwcleaner. Adwcleaner was the only one who recognized it.I also scanned mutiple times and it doesn't seem to want to go away.

Thank you for your help :)

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I used the current version of AdwCleaner today without issue.  I run 3 layers of PAID active Anti-Virus protection:  Emsisoft Anti-Virus, Malwarebytes Pro, and Hitman Pro. 

In response to the false positive claim of AdwCleaner being a threat, I did a scan on the AdwCleaner.exe with all three AV programs.  AdwCleaner came back CLEAN.  Also, I have used it for years...and AdwCleaner catches the ...