AdwCleaner updates and discussion thread

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by FanJ, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. msherwood

    msherwood Registered Member

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    I hear ya. Please know I'm sharing your feedback directly with our MB3 product team.
     
  2. mood

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    AdwCleaner v7.1.1.0 Released (April 30, 2018)
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    New Features
    • Exclusions now support processes
    • New setting to fully disable the telemetry
    • Support keyboard navigation with tabs
    Changes
    • Add a "See logfile" button on scan results screen
    • Scan shortcuts, files and folders in more locations
    • Improve tasks detection
    • Definitions 2018.04.24.1
    Bug Fixes
    • Various UI issues
    • Update translations
    • Fix false positives
    • Improve generics for drivers
     
  3. KevinYu0504

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    I am still afraid to using AdwCleaner now .....
    my system had be destroy by AdwCleaner about 2 weeks ago ,
    no idea it will happen again or not .....

    dear @msherwood ,
    is there any new information about my issue ?
    thanks ~
     
  4. Brummelchen

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  5. KevinYu0504

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    Thanks .

    Yes , indeed even Google , can't found any information for that registry key ....
    I am already stop using AdwCleaner right now , because i do not hope my system be destroy again ,
    unless AdwCleaner team find out what happen between AdwCleaner and my system .

    But i think Malwarebytes( AdwCleaner team) already know my situation ,
    but if i still didn't get any reply from msherwood , i think i will consider to post my issue on official forum when i get free time .
    :D
     
  6. mood

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    AdwCleaner v7.2.0 Released (June 6, 2018)
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    New Features
    • Ability to download & install Malwarebytes 3 with one click
    • List existing logfiles at the end of reports
    • Add Help icons in Settings that link to explanations
    Changes
    • Slightly update UI to follow Malwarebytes 3.5 look
    • Improve Firefox scan & clean modules
    • Improve Chrome scan & clean modules
    • Update translations
    • Update internal components
    • Definitions 2018.06.1.2
    Bug Fixes
    • Ability to open logfiles with double-click
    • Various UI improvements
    • Crash while scanning Firefox preferences
    • Fix false positives
    • Improve MyWebSearch and other Generics detections
     
  7. hayc59

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    Thank you!!
     
  8. mood

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    You're welcome :)
     
  9. KevinYu0504

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    Some of time , AdwCleaner still can find something that Malwarebytes can't find ,
    are they using different database ?

    As i know , Malwarebytes already acquires AdwCleaner ,
    so why Malwarebytes doesn't merging Malwarebytes and AdwCleaner them together ?


    Dear @msherwood ,
    I have been told before we will be in touch about AdwCleaner destroy my system's issue ,
    but i still didn't receive any reply from you or Malwarebytes , i guess you may be too busy and forgot it .
    Should i visit Malwarebytes official website and create a support ticket for it ?

    Before understand and make sure what is going on , why AdwCleaner will destroy my system before ,
    i have no idea should i keep trust AdwCleaner or not .
     
  10. Buddel

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    I do hope they will keep MBAM and AdwCleaner separate. :eek:
     
  11. Hiltihome

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    I'm using AdwCleaner daily, on customers machines, so do my colleges.
    It must be several hundred cleaning actions, without ever destroying anything, that wasn't already kaputt.

    I'm very happy with AdwCleaner and hope it will be available as it is.
     
  12. KevinYu0504

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    However i hope at least they can merging Malwareytes and AdwCleaner's database .
    than i have no need to install them both .

    Because i already had install Malwarebytes , if AdwCleaner believe it's a threats ,
    why Mawlarebytes doesn't add into their database ?


    I had be using AdwCleaner for many years , never make me disappointed ,
    and i am not just using on my personal PC , but also on my friends .

    Before AdwCleaner destroy my system , i trust them ,
    but not so sure for now .

    And until now they still didn't give me any answer .... :thumbd:
     
  13. hayc59

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    AdwCleaner v7.2.1 Released
    06.26.2018

    Whats New
    New Features
    • Ability to save the current window size and restore it on the next launch
    • AdwCleaner will now use a settings file in the same folder than AdwCleaner.exe so that it can be shared accross network shares or USB keys,
    • Add a debug log output when activated from the settie
    • Please tell us how would you recommend AdwCleaner to others with the new window asking for your opinion
    • AdwCleaner is now aware when MBES client is present
    Changes
    • Keep checked state of quarantine elements between switched tabs
    • Improve DownloadProtect detections
    Bug Fixes
    • Support translations for on/off in Settings
    • Generic detections fixes and updates
    • Memory leaks
    • Various UI issues
    • Database to 2018.06.19.1

    Download: AdwCleaner
    History: AdwCleaner
     
  14. mood

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    AdwCleaner v7.2.1 Hotfix Released (July 4, 2018)
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    Bug Fixes
    • Fix Google Policies false positive
    • Fix crash when pre-cleaning operations
     
  15. hayc59

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    danke..mucho
     
  16. mood

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    AdwCleaner v7.2.2 Released (July 17, 2018)
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    New Features
    • Ability to add an element or a family to exclusions directly from the scan results contextual menu
    • Ability to open the Malwarebytes Threat center directly from the scan results contextual menu
    Changes
    • The UI is now available in en_UK in addition to en_US.
    • Support for Traditional Chinese in addition to Chinese Simplified
    • Improve URLs detection
    • Update HSTS policy expiration
    Bug Fixes
    • Improve the removal of all AdwCleaner files when uninstalling
    • Update Generic detections
    • Fix DriverPack detection
    • Improve Startup detection module
    • Fix Crash when closing processes [7.2.1 hotfix]
    • Various UI improvements
    • Definitions 2018.07.12.1
     
  17. KevinYu0504

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    Good news :)
     
  18. Dragon1952

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    What should i do with this stuff.
    Code:
    Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 7.2.2.0
    # -------------------------------
    # Build:    07-17-2018
    # Database: 2018-07-16.3
    # Support:  https://www.malwarebytes.com/support
    #
    # -------------------------------
    # Mode: Scan
    # -------------------------------
    # Start:    07-18-2018
    # Duration: 00:00:24
    # OS:       Windows 7 Home Premium
    # Scanned:  41772
    # Detected: 42
    ***** [ Services ] *****
    No malicious services found.
    ***** [ Folders ] *****
    No malicious folders found.
    ***** [ Files ] *****
    No malicious files found.
    ***** [ DLL ] *****
    No malicious DLLs found.
    ***** [ WMI ] *****
    No malicious WMI found.
    ***** [ Shortcuts ] *****
    No malicious shortcuts found.
    ***** [ Tasks ] *****
    No malicious tasks found.
    ***** [ Registry ] *****
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    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\mywebsearch.net
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\searchnow.ws
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\mysearchnow.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\livesearchnow.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\youfindall.net
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\youfindall.com
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    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\isearch.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\get-search.cc
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\yoursearchresults.net
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\yoursearcher.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\yoursearchbar.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\yoursearch247.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\whatsyoursearch.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\resultsyoursearch.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\crawlermachine.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\niceofficecomtristate.info
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\nicecodec.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\niceblowjob.info
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\fucknicepics.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\combonicer200.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\codecnice.net
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\ifinditall.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\icanfindit.net
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\findit-now.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\clearask.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\searchengine2000.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\best-searchengine.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\adultdatingsearchengine.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\http602.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\you-search.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\bestcrawler.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\tangounion.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\search-web.us
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\searchoutlaw.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\digistreamsa.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\searchable-sex.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\securesurface.com
    PUP.Optional.Legacy             HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\easy-search.net
    PUP.Optional.SafeFinder         HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\startravelsnp.com
    PUP.Optional.SearchProtect      HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\zonemap\domains\searchproject.net
    
     
  19. Dragon1952

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    When i disabled all protection in SpywareBlaster, the AdwCleaner scan was clean.
     
  20. KevinYu0504

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    Suggest you contact Malwarebytes official ,
    the can help you to confirm it's false positive or not .
     
  21. catspyjamas

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    Ah it looks like you've made the link to SpywareBlaster too! I saw your post just as I was running my own scan last night, and my scan came up with the same detections. I did some experimenting and discovered the SpywareBlaster link and have just made a post on the MBAM forum about it: hxxps://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/233256-version-7220-detecting-many-restricted-sites-from-spywareblaster/?tab=comments#comment-1257349
     
  22. bjm_

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    Me Too
    Thanks
     
  23. Dragon1952

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    I posted about it on the spywareblaster thread, hoping they would get involved in it.
     
  24. hayc59

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    AdwCleaner v7.2.3 Released
    08.30.2018

    Whats New
    New Features
    • The left sidebar is not disabled anymore during critical processes.
    • Improved Windows 7+ integration: the progress is now displayed in the taskbar with a specific color dep ending on the number of elements detected.
    • Improved remediation capabilities.
    •Prepare major database optimization in upcoming versions (size reduction, detection improvement, ...)
    Changes
    • Update Malwarebytes moto: "Imagine a world without malware. We do.".
    • Display the database status in the logfile header: "Cloud" / "Local".
    Bug Fixes
    • Do not detect vaccines anymore.
    • Update Generic detections
    • Definitions 2018.08.30.1

    Download: AdwCleaner
     
  25. jadinolf

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    Still detecting Spyware blaster files.
    At least this time I know better.:)
     
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