PUM.Optional.NoToolbarCustomizeHijack

Short Bio

This is the detection of a potentially unwanted modification (PUM) on the registry that disables the option for the user to set which icons should appear in the Internet Explorer toolbar.

System Modifications

The following registry value data is modified:

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

From:
NoToolbarCustomize=0

From:
NoToolbarCustomize=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 {detection name} could have been added to the system by malware or a PUP.

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