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Offline abruptum

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Avast and AdwCleaner
« on: March 18, 2013, 09:56:58 AM »
New version of AdwCleaner (2.115)  found:
Key found:HKCU\Software\APN PIP
Key found:HKLM\Software\PIP
Avast didn't find anything.Also,MBAM didn't find anythng.
I think this is false positive because a few weeks ago I had similar thing.
It looks like AdwCleaner always find something in registry after Windows updates.
Can anyone confirm this?

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Re: Avast and AdwCleaner
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2013, 10:41:57 AM »
AdwCleaner removes crap toolbars/files from browsers

Chief Wiggum: Uh, no, you got the wrong number. This is 9-1…2.


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Re: Avast and AdwCleaner
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2013, 11:10:21 AM »
Yes,I know that,but I don't have any crap toolbar.
I am very careful about installing stuff.
You could say I am even paranoid.

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Re: Avast and AdwCleaner
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2013, 11:26:21 AM »
websites May give you some crap files everytime you surf....
« Last Edit: March 18, 2013, 12:02:37 PM by Pondus »
Chief Wiggum: Uh, no, you got the wrong number. This is 9-1…2.


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Re: Avast and AdwCleaner
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2013, 12:17:20 PM »
OK,I've found out what these two registry entries are.
Two days ago I updated Zoom Player.Installer offered me to install
Nitro pdf reader or something and I declined that.Even if you
decline everything in installers, sometimes those registry entries
are added.It is safe to remove them with AdwCleaner.