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Discussion in 'Malware Help - MG (A Specialist Will Reply)' started by Oooops!, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Oooops!

    Oooops! MajorGeek

    My laptop was wiped and reloaded with Windows 7. They deleted McAfee and trial software.
    I ran a full Avast anti-virus scan and it was clean.
    I ran a full MalwarebytesAntiMalware scan, but it came up with "PUM.Hijack.StartMenu".
    The only other programs I've installed so far are FireFox and PC Tools Firewall.
    What is this?
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2011
  2. TimW

    TimW MajorGeeks Administrator - Jedi Malware Expert Staff Member

    PUM.Hijack.StartMenu - PUM stands for Potentially Unwanted Modification.There is no way of telling if they modified the start menu or if a program did. You can have MBAM fix it if you are worried about it.

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