PUP.Optional.DriverTuner is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) which may use exaggerated findings as a scare tactic to get users to purchase the software. PUP.Optional.DriverTuner may employ obtrusive, misleading, or deceptive advertising or search practices, and may employ aggressive behavior surrounding purchasing or licensing of the software. PUP.Optional.DriverTuner may otherwise diminish the user experience.
PUP.Optional.DriverTuner may display a window with exaggerated warnings indicating out of date drivers or other necessary system optimization tasks. PUP.Optional.DriverTuner may display repeated warnings and messages or other scare tactics in an attempt to convince users to purchase.
PUP.Optional.DriverTuner may be distributed using various methods and may include the use of aggressive or deceptive advertising, distribution or affiliate practices, and may be packaged with free software or other online software. PUP.Optional.DriverTuner and may be installed with or without user consent.
Malwarebytes protects users from the installation of DriverTuner.
Malwarebytes detects and removes DriverTuner.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove DriverTuner without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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