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Whitelist "Commandline scanner" HKCU not working

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Hello,

I am trying to add a registry key to the whitelist of the commandline scanner.

 

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\pdfforge]

 

I use the following command

 

a2cmd.exe /quick /d /log="C:\EMI\EMISOFT.log" /wl="C:\EMI\a2whitelist.txt"
 

Below the result of the scanner

 

Emsisoft Commandline Scanner - Version 12.0
Last update: 28.11.2016 14:06:58

Scan settings:

Scan type:                              Quick Scan
Objects:                                Rootkits, Memory, Traces

Detect Potentially Unwanted Programs:   Off
Scan archives:                          Off
ADS Scan:                               On
File extensions:                        Off
Direct disk access:                     Off

Scan start:                             01.12.2016 10:51:56

Key: HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-165908534-3671194103-1088712170-1001\SOFTWARE\PDFFORGE     detected: Application.InstallAd (A)
Key: HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-2066556833-193333678-1242779745-11007\SOFTWARE\PDFFORGE     detected: Application.InstallAd (A)

Scanned            62667
Found              2
Removed            2


Scan end:          01.12.2016 10:53:38
Scan time:         0:01:41
 

What format should the file a2whitelist.txt ?

 

Thanks a lot for your help

 

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Generally the whitelist is used for excluding files from the scan, and each file should be on a different line. I'm fairly certain that the whitelist doesn't support registry keys, however I will ask to be certain.

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