PUP.Optional.Avanquest is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that include driver updaters and system utilities.
PUP.Optional.Avanquest are programs that offer a limited functionality or one that is included in Windows for free. Malwarebytes offers users the choice to remove these programs.
PUP.Optional.Avanquest is often installed by the users themselves promoted by dedcicated websites and on more general download sites.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.Avanquest by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Avanquest without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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