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I use this as an installer for Antivir. Of course it auto disables the update/upgrade screen. The side effect is this from MBAM. (installer Page)

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.41

Database version: 2818

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

9/17/2009 9:34:56 PM

mbam-log-2009-09-17 (21-34-52).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan

Objects scanned: 103040

Time elapsed: 3 minute(s), 5 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0

Memory Modules Infected: 0

Registry Keys Infected: 1

Registry Values Infected: 0

Registry Data Items Infected: 0

Folders Infected: 0

Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\avnotify.exe (Security.Hijack) -> No action taken. [3857535134305270688683748590154174756668761301414438586445483634456446343641424






Registry Values Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

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Yes, it's normal. These detections are there to reset such security related settings back to their default since they are often altered by malware. Of course it can safely be ignored in this case as with cases where a user's antivirus or internet security suite has disabled these settings as McAfee, Norton and others do.

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I added this as part of the reversal we do when malware uses this windows function to disable antimalware applications .

We have a LOT of avira users and no one has ever reported this so my assumption is that this is a custom addition ?

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