PUM.Optional.NoDispAppearancePage

Short bio

This is the detection of a potentially unwanted modification (PUM) on the registry that prevents users from changing their display settings.

System modification

The following registry value data is modified:

Under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\
CurrentVersion\Policies\System

From:
NoDispAppearancePage=0

To:
NoDispAppearancePage=1

Remediation

Malwarebytes can modify this registry value data back to its Windows default setting without user interaction.

Also, we advise users to do a full system scan as PUM.Optional.NoDispAppearancePage modifications could have been done by malware or PUP.

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