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I have a PUP named MWS. Should I remove it?

I have a PUP named MWS. Here's the rest:

Location: C:\System Volume Information\_restore{37A8FA45-BDC0-4803-879F-70A94F8A041D}\RP721\A0086467.DLL

My McAfee Security Suite says I'm protected, but the "Potentially Unwanted Program Detected" box won't let me remove it. Should I trust this program or do I need to have the professionals remove it?

Thanks.
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RE: I have a PUP named MWS. Should I remove it?

Hello,

To turn off System Restore click Start > Right Click My Computer > Properties. Click the System Restore tab and Check "Turn off System Restore" or "Turn off System Restore on all drives" Click Apply. When turning off System Restore, the existing restore points will be deleted. Click Yes to do this then Click OK.

Turn on System Restore by Clicking Start. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties. Click the System Restore tab. Uncheck "Turn off System Restore" or "Turn off System Restore on all drives." Click Apply, and then OK.

This will create a new Restore Point.

The above for XP systems
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Thanks!

Thanks for your help. Does creating a new restore point eliminate the PUP named MWS? So I don't need to worry about the PUP anymore?
Thanks

RE: Thanks!

Hi,

In case you get any pop up messages regarding the infections or pup, please try the below steps:

Open Internet Explorer > Click on Tools> Click on Internet options > Delete the temporary Internet files.

Click on the below link and follow the steps to perform the scan in DOS mode.

For Vista Operating System:

http://service.mcafee.com/faqdocument.aspx?id=TS100288&lang=en_US&prior_tid=2&AnswerID=16777217 [/URL]"

For Windows XP Operating System:

http://service.mcafee.com/faqdocument.aspx?id=TS100054&lang=en_US&prior_tid=2&AnswerID=16777216

Kindly revert back to us if you need more help