Posted 18 December 2009 - 04:23 PM
Easy workaround is, download a randomized renamed mbam.exe version from here.
Place the renamed mbam.exe in the Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder on the infected PC and launch the renamed file.
Then malwarebytes should run.
In some cases, it will be needed to rename the random named mbam.exe to explorer.exe (this for example when you are also dealing with "Security Tool" or another fake scanner - you can actually bypass whatever it blocks by renaming the program/ exe file you want to run, to explorer.exe).
Once the renamed mbam.exe runs,
First step is to click the update tab in order to download the latest updates.
Then run a quick scan and let Malwarebytes quarantine what it found.
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician