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Hi all, just downloaded the latest version of Advanced SystemCare (12) for Windows 7, Been running this program for the last 5 yrs or more, updating as required and tbh believed it was a great program to have. However today after installing the latest version from the usual source, im concerned at Malwarebytes finding 17 PuPs all related to Advanced SystemCare. I was looking for any advice please, Should i uninstall or ignore the PuP warnings ?


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If you wish to continue using Advanced SystemCare then go ahead and have Malwarebytes exclude the detections.  To do so, click in the empty checkbox at the top of the list of detections from your scan in the column header on the top left to clear all of the checkboxes in the list and then click Next and when asked on what to do with the remaining detections select the option to always ignore and they will be added to your exclusions so that Malwarebytes no longer detects them in future scans.

For reference, the reason this application is detected as PUP primarily has to do with the fact that it uses a registry cleaner which can sometimes cause problems for users who don't know what they are doing.

I hope this helps and if there is anything else we might assist you with please let us know.


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The entire group of products made by IObit range from being potentially very dangerous to being completely useless.  The best advice I can give you is to delete any and all IObit products you have on your computer.

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Ok thank you both for your replies. Will delete Advanced SystemCare straight away. Any other good programs that you could recommend Unicore please that are similar for cleaning up a Windows 7 Desktop.


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I recommend the use of CCleaner with one caveat.  It is safe and effective for cleaning up temporary and junk files as well as cookies from most major browsers.  However, CCleaner also has a built-in registry cleaner which should only be used under the direct supervision of a qualified malware removal expert.  Routine or even occasional cleaning of the registry is not needed.  It will not improve the speed or efficiency of your computer.  Cleaning of the registry can cripple or completely disable your OS.  Therefore, with that admonition is mind, CCleaner will work for you with Windows 7.

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