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Newbie wonders about this file?

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Not being a programmer, how risky is using CleanMyMac from MacPaw with  
the finding:

SHA256: bcdddf155ca3df3d0d4631bf471aac37120bff7b8566dc60015184e24cecb20b
File name: CleanMyMac X Menu
Detection ratio: 1 / 58
Analysis date: 2018-11-06 03:57:03 UTC ( 1 day ago )

I think all it is saying is that it is missing a plist file. Is this bad? I  
would appreciate any advice you can spare.

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Used cautiously by a knowledgable user that understands exactly what he or she is doing, it can be a useful tool. Novice users should avoid it as it can easily do more harm than good if used blindly or when no problem exists. Almost everything it does is either already accomplished normally by macOS or with a little effort can be done using Apple or free 3rd party utilities. As such, some scanners classify it as a PUP or PUA (Potentially Unwanted Programs/Application). The missing plist isn't really a factor or an issue here.

See https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1121 for Malwarebytes official explanation.

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