Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Malwarebytes - Strange behaviour.


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 TheBadger

TheBadger

  • Members
  • 7 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Location:Caerphilly, Wales
  • Local time:09:19 AM

Posted 13 July 2014 - 02:14 AM

Just recently Malwarebytes has been reporting a failure to load the Rootkit Scanning Module and do I want to re-boot to try again. When I say yes the machine reboots with Malwarebytes scanning window active surrounded by a black screen. The scan proceeds and most recently reports finding some PUPs - TB... something or other, I cant remember exactly. I get them quarrantined despite Malwarebytes suggesting "Ignore once" and this seems to happen. However the machine doesn't "feel right". When I went to review the scanning logs for yesterday both were empty. Also what might be an un-related issue: when switching between users sometimes all I get is a black screen after entering the user password. The three fingured salute works and Task Manager loads and shows nothing unusual running. I sometimes have to reboot from task manager to get my normal user screen back. Also I've had a couple of Windows Update configuration failures followed by reverting changes messages. Is this related?

 

I'm running W7 64bit SP1. In addition to Malwarebytes I also have Spyware Blaster and Cryptolock Preventer active on my machine.


Edited by TheBadger, 13 July 2014 - 02:21 AM.

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you!

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 quietman7

quietman7

    Bleepin' Janitor


  • Global Moderator
  • 52,056 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Virginia, USA
  • Local time:03:19 AM

Posted 14 July 2014 - 07:51 PM

For any issues with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0 the development team recommend you start a new topic in the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Help Forum and report them there.
.
.
Windows Insider MVP 2017-2018
Microsoft MVP Reconnect 2016
Microsoft MVP Consumer Security 2007-2015 kO7xOZh.gif
Member of UNITE, Unified Network of Instructors and Trusted Eliminators

If I have been helpful & you'd like to consider a donation, click 38WxTfO.gif




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users