This detection is for potentially unwanted modifications (PUMs) in the Windows registry where the Run command from the Windows Start Menu and the New Task (Run) command from the Task Manager are removed.
The following registry value data are modified:
Malwarebytes can modify these registry values data back to their Windows default settings without user interaction.
When PUM is detected on your computer, Malwarebytes for Windows does not know if it was authorized. Optimization software, malware, and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are known to make these types of changes, hence they are regarded as potentially unwanted.
To have Malwarebytes for Windows ignore a PUM, you must add the PUM as an exclusion.
When a PUM is excluded, Malwarebytes for Windows does not detect the PUM during scans or Real-Time Protection.
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