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want to check if i can delete these without affecting the system

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#1 giraffasus


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Posted 25 April 2017 - 04:05 AM

I did a scan on my computer recently because it was slowing down and the the internet was laggy. I used malwarebytes. I didn't delete anything yet, but here is the log. Are these okay to delete without it negatively affecting the operation of the computer. The computer has sophos safeguard(stand alone mode) running, wherein before I even login to windows I need to put in the appropriate password. This is why I am asking if it is okay to delete these found possible threats.


Here is the log.



-Log Details-
Scan Date: 4/25/17
Scan Time: 5:26 PM
Logfile: filestocheck.txt
Administrator: Yes

-Software Information-
Components Version: 1.0.75
Update Package Version: 1.0.1802
License: Trial

-System Information-
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x86
File System: NTFS
User: GP714513\nichii

-Scan Summary-
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 335046
Time Elapsed: 11 min, 11 sec

-Scan Options-
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

-Scan Details-
Process: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Module: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Key: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Value: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 4
PUM.Optional.NoDispBackgroundPage, HKU\S-1-5-21-2543166234-3621613621-1747508071-500\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\SYSTEM|NODISPBACKGROUNDPAGE, No Action By User, [16310], [293336],1.0.1802
PUM.Optional.NoDispBackgroundPage, HKU\S-1-5-21-2543166234-3621613621-1747508071-1000\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\SYSTEM|NODISPBACKGROUNDPAGE, No Action By User, [16310], [293336],1.0.1802
PUM.Optional.NoStartMenuMorePrograms, HKU\S-1-5-21-2543166234-3621613621-1747508071-500\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\EXPLORER|NOSTARTMENUMOREPROGRAMS, No Action By User, [16316], [293360],1.0.1802
PUM.Optional.NoStartMenuMorePrograms, HKU\S-1-5-21-2543166234-3621613621-1747508071-1000\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\POLICIES\EXPLORER|NOSTARTMENUMOREPROGRAMS, No Action By User, [16316], [293360],1.0.1802

Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folder: 0
(No malicious items detected)

File: 6
PUP.Optional.Babylon.ChrPRST, C:\PROGRAMDATA\NTUSER.POL, No Action By User, [16717], [-1],0.0.0
PUP.Optional.Babylon.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\ADMINISTRATOR\NTUSER.POL, No Action By User, [16717], [-1],0.0.0
PUP.Optional.Babylon.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\NICHII\NTUSER.POL, No Action By User, [16717], [-1],0.0.0
PUP.Optional.Babylon.ChrPRST, C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\GROUPPOLICY\USER\REGISTRY.POL, No Action By User, [16717], [-1],0.0.0
PUP.Optional.Babylon.ChrPRST, C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\GROUPPOLICY\MACHINE\REGISTRY.POL, No Action By User, [16717], [-1],0.0.0

Physical Sector: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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#2 Just_One_Question


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Posted 25 April 2017 - 04:14 AM

Usually it is safe to delete the files that Malwarebytes flags. If it's a false positive, it would oftentimes be a system file that is impossible to be uninstalled, so it ultimately doesn't matter:)

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 06:31 AM

IMO...the safe thing to do is move them to Quarantine.  If there are no problems with the files quarantined/unavailable...then you can later delete them.



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