What is Generic Pup?

  Deucalion 10:56 16 Mar 2009

Hi everyone, Last night I ran an in depth scan with McAfee and the report said it had found the following: Generic Pup.x & Generic Pup.z. It said they were not viruses, but potentially unwanted programs. I have no idea where they came from and have no programs with this name on my computer. I did wonder if they could be spyware, but Super Anti Spyware did not pick them up when I ran it. Has anyone got any ideas as to what they are and whether they are harmful or not?
Many thanks, Deucalion

  User-1229748 11:39 16 Mar 2009

download update and run malwarebytes.run it in safe mode.to get to safe mode keep tapping f8 when pc starts click here

  User-1229748 11:52 16 Mar 2009

i can't find a definative answer as to whether it's good or bad,but if malwarebytes doesn't remove it and your pc is running ok and you aren't being bombarded with popups i would play it by ear.

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