PUP.Optional.WindowsProtectManager is Malwarebytes' detection name for a potentially unwanted program (PUP)that is promoted as a web browser extension. Once installed, it hijacks a browser’s home page, redirects web traffic to unwanted sites, and displays excessive amounts of pop-up ads.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.WindowsProtectManager 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.
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