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Old 28-01-18, 18:52
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Default PUM .....NoDrives - What's this?

Malwarebytes has flagged a PUM : (Potentially Unwanted Modification) -

...Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoDriv es

In the Registry.

Is this of any concern? Should I remove it as MWB suggests?
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Old 28-01-18, 19:59
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Default Re: PUM .....NoDrives - What's this?

It's a false positive.
See here:
https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1417
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Old 29-01-18, 00:11
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Default Re: PUM .....NoDrives - What's this?

Be sure to do as it says in Peru's link so you won't be bothered by this false positive again:
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By entering the below into Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Ignore List or in the Exclusions section of the Cloud platform these false positive will be ignored during the scanning process.
Go to Settings>Exclusions to do this.
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Old 29-01-18, 15:20
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Many thanks for the advice, I'll add it to exclusions.

When I looked at existing exclusions I found the following folder :

C:\Users\John\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Prof iles\ckfgf6p8.default\
extensions\paulsaintuzb@gmail.com - and over 280 files and folders inside it.

I have no recollection of ever adding these exclusions!

I'm guessing this relates to Firefox extension I once had but don't have anymore because when I searched for it in the referenced location it doesn't actually exist.

So is it probably safe to remove all those from exclusions now?
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Old 29-01-18, 15:26
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Seems it was 4K video downloader :

https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/6k69bf/who_is_paulsaintuzbgmailcom/
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Old 29-01-18, 22:21
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Do you still have 4K Video Downloader? If not, it should be OK to remove the exclusion.
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