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I have a virus and cant open Malwarebytes


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#1 kditc6739

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Posted 11 September 2009 - 05:40 PM

I have gotten a virus and can not get ny malwarebytes to open and scan. How do i get rid of this?
I tried to download KasperSky, but get a message saying sys admin has set limits wont download

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Posted 11 September 2009 - 07:13 PM

Hello,I am moving this from XP to Am I Infected as you are.

Some types of malware will disable MBAM (MalwareBytes) and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it.

Before saving any of your security programs, rename them first. For example, before you save Malwarebytes', rename it to something like MBblah.exe and then click on Save and save it to your desktop. Same thing after you install it. Before running it, rename the main executable file first
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Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file and change the .exe extension to .bat, .com, .pif, or .scr and then double-click on it to run.

If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files, right-click on mbam.exe and change the .exe as noted above. Then double-click on it to run..
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