Hijack.ControlPanelStyle

Short Bio

Is the detection for hijackers that alter (or add) the registry values

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\
CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
ForceClassicControlPanel

or

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\
CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
ForceClassicControlPanel

If the registry value is set to “1”, the system’s user can not change the control panel display mode.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove Hijack.ControlPanelStyle without further user interaction. Should users wish to keep it, for example when it was set by the system administrator, they can add the detections to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.

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