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What is Max File Shredder? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Max File Shredder is a potentially unwanted program (PUP). How do I know if I am infected with Max File Shredder? This is how the main screen of the PUP looks: You will find these icons in your taskbar, your startmenu, and on your desktop: and see these warnings during install: and this type of screen during "operations": You may see this entry in your list of installed programs: How did Max File Shredder get on my computer? These PUPs use different methods of getting installed. Thi
What is Max Registry Cleaner?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Max Registry Cleaner is a fake registry cleaner. These so-called "registry cleaners" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have problems. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these problems.More information can be found on our Malwarebytes Labs blog.How do I know if I am infected with Max Registry Cleaner?This is how the main screen of the registry cleaning application looks:You will find these icons in your taskbar and on your desktop:And see this warning