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#1 JohnHS

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Posted 30 May 2009 - 07:59 PM

Hi fellow members:

I'm pleased to have found this site and to join the bleepingcomputer community. I live in Eugene, OR. My birthday is October 15.

My neighbor asked for my assist in dealing with a problem on his Windows XP desktop. I discovered that his system was infected with WinPC Defender malware. I Googled and found bleepingcomputer's MBAM removal tool. Since the incessant popups on my friend's system prevent or impede a lot its functionality -- including getting an uninterrupted internet connection to do a direct internet download! -- I decided to try using my own PC to download MBAM to my HD, and then copied it to my optical drive using a blank CD-R disc.

My first question to the forum members is: Can I successfully install the CD-stored MBAM tool to my neighbor's PC as an alternative to the internet download method?

Note: If this method is deemed to be an effective alternative, then I should also mention that I plan to install it to my neigbor's PC iwhile in Safe Mode.

My second question is: Will the Safe Mode installation possible -- or better yet, helpful?

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 30 May 2009 - 09:14 PM

What you want to do will work
Mbam is best run in normal mode
Here is the removal tutorial for WinPD Defender
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...-winpc-defender
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