Re: PUP.Legacy.Optional - 3 Threats Identified

Agreed. One strange result after running AdwClnr v7 safe mode scan -- first time used search engine noticed it had been switched to duckduckgo -- figured it's a browser hijack of some sort so chgd search engine setting bk to google and removed duck from list.

I then searched for add ons and related software and found none. Ran v7 safe mode scan again next day. No unwanted objects found, but ag...

Re: AdwCleaner signature

Hello,

Microsoft Edge is the web browser I used to try to download AdwCleaner multiple times.

I do not actually know how to attach screenshots here, unfortunately.

I've also tried to download it in Google Chrome, but it says that "This app has been blocked for your protection."

 

 

Re: AdwCleaner signature

Hello,

What is your web browser?

Can you share a screenshot of this error?

Thanks,

AdwCleaner signature

For whatever reason, whenever I try to download AdwCleaner, I get the message from my browser "The signature of adwcleaner_7.0.0.0.exe is corrupt or invalid." The same thing also happens with other versions I try to download.

 

Re: After install Torch browser from the official page adwcleaner detects malware 18

Glad you solved the issue. Torch browser, unfortunately, is malware. It is what you would call Bundleware or PUP (Potentially unwanted program), usually bundled with other more used software as part to generate more file downloads and installs. In the future always select advanced or expert options when installing, usually, they are hidden after that one checkmark. Additionally, you can do regu...

Re: After install Torch browser from the official page adwcleaner detects malware 18

Torch browser very often came along with bundles and without user's agreement. If you install it by yourself simple remove check-marks from appropriate elements.Torch browser very often came along with bundles and without user's agreement. If you install it by yourself simple remove check-marks from appropriate elements.  

Re: Adw Cleaner compatible Windows XP sp3

 Same stuation here as above with AdwCleaner 6.47 and XPsp3. database update from server fails.

2017-07-11 21:54:48 : 	<INFO>	[main] - Saving current options to the configuration file
2017-07-11 21:54:49 : 	<INFO>	[main.gui] - Scan requested
2017-07-11 21:54:49 : 	<INFO>	[scan] - Running from: C:\AdwCleaner
2017-07-11 21:54:49 : 	<INFO>	[scan] - Progress: 0%
2017-07-11 21:54:49 : 	<INFO>	[dat...

Re: After install Torch browser from the official page adwcleaner detects malware 18

Hello,

Sorry for the delay and thanks for letting us know.

Please come back if you have any issues!

Re: After install Torch browser from the official page adwcleaner detects malware 18

I completely eliminate Torch.

After reiniiating I have some sort of problems with several disconfiguration. I wait to charge the system and reiniate again. The second reiniation was almost normal.

I am preparing the third....

My problem is solved.

 

Can I remove these folders/keys safely with adware cleaner?

Need some help please, here is the log, thanks for any assistance:

 

# AdwCleaner v6.047 - Logfile created 09/07/2017 at 00:49:12 # Updated on 19/05/2017 by Malwarebytes # Database : 2017-07-07.1 [Server] # Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) # Username : Tim - PC # Running from : C:\Users\PC\Downloads\AdwCleaner.exe # Mode: Scan # Support : https://www.malwarebytes...