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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Feb 09, 2010 | Updated Sep 05, 2013

Misleading:Win32/RegCure

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Misleading:Win32/RegCure is a program that is promoted as a system optimization tool. Some versions of this program may display deceptive or fraudulent claims about files, registry entries and/or other items on the computer. These versions are detected by Microsoft security products.
Misleading:Win32/RegCure may place an uninstaller entry in Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Control Panel>Programs>Uninstall a Program (Windows Vista and Windows 7). The entry name may be called "RegCure" or similar. If an uninstaller is not available or if you do not want to use the uninstaller that is provided, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antispyware product such as the following:
 
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