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Hello everyone! I did a scan with Adwcleaner today. Is it safe to remove these folders and files? I would not compromise Windows stability by deleting them without knowing what they are.
Do I have the risk of completely losing folders and files reported as threats or are they simply cured and harmed?
PUP.Legacy and PUP.Elex are very dangerous or in my case are it just false positives?
Thank you.

 

***** [ Folders ] *****

PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Host App Service
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\Default User\AppData\Local\Host App Service
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\ledzo\AppData\Local\Host App Service
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\ProgramData\DriverSetupUtility
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Program Files\DriverSetupUtility
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\All Users\DriverSetupUtility
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\freemake shared
PUP.Optional.Elex, C:\Windows\System32\TData
PUP.Optional.Elex, C:\Windows\SysWOW64\TData


***** [ Files ] *****

PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\Default\Desktop\App Explorer.lnk
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\Default User\Desktop\App Explorer.lnk
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\ledzo\Desktop\App Explorer.lnk
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\All Users\Desktop\eBay.lnk
PUP.Optional.Legacy, C:\Users\Public\Desktop\eBay.lnk

AdwCleaner[S3].txt

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Hello, please make it. If these are not false alarms.

What is a PUP?

:

Antimalware programs like Malwarebytes pop up warnings when they detect “potentially unwanted programs” you might want to remove. People call PUPs many other names, including “adware” and “crapware.” You almost certainly don’t want these programs on your computer, but they’re categorized differently for legal reasons.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/232791/pups-explained-what-is-a-potentially-unwanted-program/

MAM

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