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Adwcleaner 1.10 wants to delete Everything Search Engine


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#1 cvjcvj

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 04:35 PM

I think that there are a bug in the new version of Adwcleaner 1.10.

 

I really use Everything Search Engine, but Adwcleaner list them as files/folders to delete.

 

I think that the author is wrong about this. There are some white list for Adwcleaner ou some another way of correct this?



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 04:56 PM

it is not perfect,

 

that is why it displays the items before it removes them,

 

go through the list and uncheck anything you do not want removed



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 05:00 PM

Hi cvjcvj :welcome: to BC,

 

It seems a false positive, I just report that to the author of the program...

 

For now you should click on the Folder tab and uncheck the box's related to Everything before clicking Cleaning.

 

 


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Posted 08 February 2015 - 06:53 PM

cvjcvj...the developer is pretty quick to address these issues once reported so I don't expect an updated release to take too long.
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Posted 08 February 2015 - 07:09 PM

Are you talking about that program, "Everything"?

http://www.voidtools.com/

I'll install it in a VM and run AdwCleaner, maybe it's detected because of the location where it's installed that matches common malware patterns.

Here's what I get on AdwCleaner when I run it.

http://pastebin.com/4pds4wvL

Looks like a real FP to me. However, it connects to an external port for NTFS file checking.

Edited by Aura., 08 February 2015 - 07:20 PM.

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 07:34 PM

Are you talking about that program, "Everything"?

Topic title does say Everything Search Engine


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Posted 08 February 2015 - 07:37 PM

The name could had lead to a search engine too, hence why I asked for confirmation. When I have a doubt, I ask. "Never assume, always verify and check", that's what my mentor in technical support taught me :P

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 08:00 PM

I would agree with your mentor to a point...however, when the name is that specific it is not a matter of assuming. SleepyDude recognized the detection as a FP and reported it to the developer. Let's leave it at that.


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