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Hi all

I'm new to the forum, so please forgive me if I offend any etiquette etc!

I've been using Malwarebytes Free for quite some time, but a recent incident prompted me to upgrade to Premium.

I also run  Adwcleaner 7.2.1, upgraded this morning, and the most recent scan on Malwarebytes has thrown up 18 instances of  Adwcleaner as a PUP.

Is this something I should expect? It's a bit disconcerting, since the two programs are from the same company.

Just looking for reassurance, really.

Thanks for any help with this.

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Also, please verify that you are running the latest version of Malwarebytes 3.  Open Malwarebytes and go to Settings>About and you should see the same version numbers listed in the below image:

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If you do not have the same versions, navigate to the Application tab and click on the Install Application Updates button and it should then proceed to download and install the latest build.  Once that completes, restart the system and perform another scan to see if the issue still remains.

Please let me know how it goes.

Thanks

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