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Potentially Unwanted Program Name: Artemis!F35980FA9EE2 Location: C:\Windows\TEMP\0000042E could not be removed

McAfee has blocked a potentially unwanted program (PUP) on your computer. If you do not recognize it, we recommend that you remove the program.

About this Potentially Unwanted Program

Name: Artemis!F35980FA9EE2

Location: C:\Windows\TEMP\0000041F

Spyware, adware, and other potentially unwanted programs can harm your computer, compromise its security, and damage valuable files.

and  2 dialog/message/alert boxes

To remove these programs using the McAfee uninstaller, click OK. Or, click Cancel and then manually remove them using the vendor’s uninstaller.

Programs that may have been installed as a bundle or suite are about to be removed. You may have accepted a license agreement for these programs.
OK  Cancel 

The potentially unwanted program cannot be removed. McAfee recommends that you try to remove the program using Add or Remove Programs in Windows.

can anyone help to remove this file

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Re: Potentially Unwanted Program Name: Artemis!F35980FA9EE2 Location: C:\Windows\TEMP\0000042E could not be removed


Potentially Unwanted Programs can be commercial products. These are not a virus or trojan, but any piece of software which a reasonably security-or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of.

Please see at for information about Enabling/Disabling Detection and Removal of Potentially Unwanted Programs .

The next step, if you are still having problems, please send us a copy of the sample for further analysis to,  in a password-protected ZIP file (password - infected). You can find detailed instructions for how to do this at

Hope this helps,

Patty Ammirabile

McAfee Labs

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