PUP.Optional.Elex is a generic detection for a Chinese family of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) for Windows systems.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.Elex by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Elex without further user interaction. In the Malwarebytes Settings menu, on the Security tab, enable Scan for rootkits to find all members of this family that need to be removed.
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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