Get rid of potentially unwanted programs with Malwarebytes. Every PC user can come across a potentially unwanted program or known as PUP, additional software that gets installed with legitimate software. These undesirable software will appear when installed as browser toolbars, show ads, hijack search engine and homepage of browsers.
Almost all antivirus detects PUPs now a days, but Malwarebytes Corporation has an aggressive policy against PUPs, they treat PUPs like other malware.
When you manually perform a scan, after the scan finishes, Malwarebytes detects them if found and shows you a notification from the notification area that ‘scan-complete- Non-Malware-Detected’.
In Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0 and higher versions, PUPs are quarantined by default.
Here it doesn’t checks the detected PUPs during the scan, you’ve to carefully review them, later need to select and remove them.
Check all the PUPs and click on ‘Remove selected’ will Quarantines unwanted potential objects, you’ve to Visit ‘History’ section in the interface to delete all of them permanently from your computer.
As a user you should pay attention while installing software or rely on program like unchecky which automatically unchecks PUPs options in the setup for you.
Which program(s) do you use to remove PUPs?