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How disable(not uninstall) antivirus/malware removal tools before running ComboFix?

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#1 campylin


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Posted 07 August 2010 - 04:17 PM

I want to run Combofix with expert help, but do not know how to Disable ESET Smart Security, malwarebytes,ccleaner,spybot S&D and Windows Installer Clean-up before running Combofix. I would rather not uninstall them all if possible, just disable. I didn't know Windows Install clean-up was on there until saw it listed in programs.

Thanks so much for any help.

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#2 campylin

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Posted 07 August 2010 - 05:01 PM

I found out how to disable ESET, but not the others....Thanks in advance for help....

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 03:09 PM

Please note the message text in blue at the top of the Am I infected? What do I do? forum.

No one should be using ComboFix unless specifically instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert who can interpret the logs. It is a powerful tool intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Please read the pinned topic ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look here.
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