PUM.Optional.SimilarPhotoCleaner is Malwarebytes detection name for a potentially unwanted modification (PUM) that consists of a file on the Windows desktop called Similar Photo Cleaner.lnk
Users will find a file on their desktop called Similar Photo Cleaner.lnk which will run a PUP.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUM.Optional.SimilarPhotoCleaner without further user interaction.
When a Potentially Unwanted Modification (PUM) is detected on your computer, Malwarebytes for Windows does not know whether it was authorized. Optimization software, malware, and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are known to make these types of changes, hence they are regarded as potentially unwanted by design.
To have Malwarebytes for Windows ignore a PUM, you must add the PUM to the Allow list. Here’s how to do it.
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