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#1 jhebrank

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:21 AM

Does anyone know yet, where this comes from. Very curious!

 

HKCR\AppID\{38495740-0035-4471-851E-F5BBB86AB085} (PUP.Optional.DefaultTab.A)


Edited by jhebrank, 13 September 2013 - 08:22 AM.


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#2 buddy215

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:30 PM

According to the post in link below you should be able to uninstall DefaultTab.A in the Add/ Remove program.

Give that a try (the post is from the distributor of this adware/ crapware so it may not be the case). Please post

back and let us know if that actually works. If not, other methods are available to remove the DefaultTab.A.

False Positive- PUP.Optional.DefaultTab.A - File Detections - Malwarebytes Forum

 

EDIT: That post will answer your question as to how the adware got on your computer. There must be hundreds

of these types of malware being piggy-backed onto free programs these days. Seems almost all freebies now 

have adware that you can deny the install of and some you can't.


Edited by buddy215, 13 September 2013 - 07:36 PM.

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