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#1 BlueGazoo

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Posted 17 July 2010 - 04:01 PM

Is it possible to download the Update Files / Anti Virus Dictionaries for EmsiSoft's AntiVirus to a USB, or can you only do this when on line? Or is there other software besides EmsiSoft's that will allow you to do that?

(I don't want to go online again until i'm fully protected.)

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#2 boopme

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Posted 19 July 2010 - 01:43 PM

Hello..
Emsisoft Emergency USB Stick


For MalwareBytes.

If you cannot use the Internet,you will need access to another computer that has a connection.
From there save mbam-setup.exe to a flash,usb,jump drive or CD. Now transfer it to the infected machine, then install and run the program.
If you cannot transfer to or install on the infected machine, try running the setup (installation) file directly from the flash drive or CD by double-clicking on mbam-setup.exe so it will install on the hard drive.
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Manually Downloading Updates:
Manually download them from HERE and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.


Note: Mbam-rules.exe is not updated daily. Another way to get the most current database definitions if you're having problems updating through the program's interface or have already manually downloaded the latest definitions (mbam-rules.exe) shown on this page, is to do the following: Install MBAM on a clean computer, launch the program and update through MBAM's interface. Copy the definitions (rules.ref) to a USB stick or CD and transfer that file to the infected machine. Copy rules.ref to the location indicated for your operating system. If you cannot see the folder, then you may have to Reconfigure Windows to show it.
  • XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Vista: C:\Documents and Settings\Users\All Users\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

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#3 BlueGazoo

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Posted 19 July 2010 - 02:33 PM

Thanks very much Boopme!

BC has really good tutorials, like "what to do when you think your infected", "what to do before you post", etc.

May I suggest another?

"What to do after your computer has had so many problems that you smashed it and bought a new one and want to ensure these problems never happen again by doing things right the first time." - Feel free to name it differently!

I understand it would be redundant to other tutorials and advice, but a step by step guide on what to get, what to install, what to do, what not to do, etc., would be greatly appreciated by the many!

I know I've done the "format and reinstall" many times over the years, but always seem to forget the odd driver, never anticipate the ever changing whims of new O/S's, and always have to go online to get something or other... and then before i know it, I'm back with a cluttered list of programs, start up routines, diligent malware, and not enough memory!

Just a thought...
(Leave it to me to add to the list of "How to idiot proof things"! How embarrassing!)

Cheers!!

Edited by BlueGazoo, 19 July 2010 - 02:36 PM.





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