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Unwanted Applications

Potentially unwanted applications (also referred to as PUAs) are applications or programs that are not technically malware, but are generally considered unwanted. PUAs include adware, toolbars, remote monitoring tools, cryptominers, and hacking tools. Sophos Home will find all PUAs on your computer and you can choose with ones to keep or remove.

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