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So I decided to run some virus/malware scans on my pc and malwarebytes and norton come out clean but when I ran malwarebytes adwcleaner downloaded from the official site it found 1 issue being a registry key and i'm not expert on this stuff but i do know deleting registry keys can cause lots of issues. From what i googled about the key some are saying its related to norton and the norton/ask toolbar thing since norton apparently partnered with them on the toolbar. So is this a false positive or is it safe to delete? 

I don't even use internet explorer im a chrome user

Here is the log from adwcleaner

# -------------------------------
# Malwarebytes AdwCleaner
# -------------------------------
# Build:    07-04-2018
# Database: 2018-07-04.1
# Support: https://www.malwarebytes.com/support
# -------------------------------
# Mode: Scan
# -------------------------------
# Start:    07-07-2018
# Duration: 00:00:06
# OS:       Windows 8.1
# Scanned:  41365
# Detected: 1

***** [ Services ] *****

No malicious services found.

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

No malicious folders found.

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

No malicious files found.

***** [ DLL ] *****

No malicious DLLs found.

***** [ WMI ] *****

No malicious WMI found.

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****

No malicious shortcuts found.

***** [ Tasks ] *****

No malicious tasks found.

***** [ Registry ] *****

PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{AFBCB7E0-F91A-4951-9F31-58FEE57A25C4}

***** [ Chromium (and derivatives) ] *****

No malicious Chromium entries found.

***** [ Chromium URLs ] *****

No malicious Chromium URLs found.

***** [ Firefox (and derivatives) ] *****

No malicious Firefox entries found.

***** [ Firefox URLs ] *****

No malicious Firefox URLs found.

########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner\Logs\AdwCleaner[S00].txt ##########

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Thanks for posting in the AdwCleaner Help forum.

Someone will reply shortly, but in the meantime here are a few resources which may help resolve your issue:

Thanks in advance for your patience.

-The Malwarebytes Forum Team

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Follow these steps:

1. Press win+r keys to open “Run” dialog.

2. Write regedit and press Enter. Registry window will open

3. Find HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{AFBCB7E0-F91A-4951-9F31-58FEE57A25C4} (each \ is a child folder in the tree). 

4. Share the content of {AFBCB7E0-F91A-4951-9F31-58FEE57A25C4}. A screenshot is fine for the moment.

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