SlimWare Utilities -- adware ?

One employee got the attached and said they never downloaded
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=SlimWare+Utilities

I assume this is junk SPYWARE that one of the
http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware.php
products should clean since my up-to-date
Antivirus Program1 missed ?
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Sudeep SharmaTechnical DesignerCommented:
Though it is not adware however we should not use any kind of registry cleaner or such programs as they may cause more harm and fixing the issues.

It is better to uninstall it and ofcourse runinng any anti-malware would not harm.

I would personally recommend MalwareBytes free version but for realtime protection you should use MalwareBytes full version.

Thanks,
Sudeep

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cfourkaysCommented:
Yes it is considered Adware.
I use the AdwCleaner download from Bleepingcomputer.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

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