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Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit - scan options disabled ?

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I am currently using mbar v1.06.1003. It seems to be functioning properly - it updates, scans and finishes without any problems and hasn't found any malware / rootkits.

But I noticed in the scan logs that two of the listed scan options - 'deep anti-rootkit scan' and 'pup' are apparently disabled.

All of the other scan options are listed as enabled.

As this program is in beta I am not sure if these items are currently listed as disabled by design or if it is (more worryingly) a sign that the program could have been tampered with by something malicious.

I did email malwarebytes support about a week ago, they asked me for the logs which I sent them but never heard back from them.

Is there anyone here using mbar who can look at their own logs and tell me if the two items above are supposed to be enabled or disabled ?

Any help from members or malwarebytes support staff would be much appreciated.

Thank you.

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This is by design. The deep rootkit scan function only activates automatically when the scanner detects that it is needed. It is a targeted scan and detection routine designed to target specific rootkits and if signs of them are not detected, it does not activate.

PUP means Potentially Unwanted Programs. Since Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit is designed specifically to target rootkits, it does not detect or remove these items, though Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can.

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