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Windows 7: Geek Squad at Best Buy ?

19 Dec 2014   #11
Meerkat2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
If you can back up and run HP System Recovery (Minimal) or do the Clean Reinstall to the step where you get online and can install TeamViewer, then I will connect and complete the install, install your programs, copy back in your files and optmize it perfectly for you.
Thank you. Sounds good to me. At least people here know you I don't know anyone at the other places.



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In what area of Florida are you. I am north of Tampa and will be glad to help you out if you are in my neighborhood.
Now that has got to be the best deal one could get.
So nice too.


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19 Dec 2014   #12
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Meerkat2 View Post

Maybe the free trial has to run out first? You don't even want to know the latest problem. Now my emails don't seem to be gettign to 'the real malwarebytes'. He keeps sayign he gets the email but no message. I ask about how to uninstall the free trail to install the paid one. .
Are you attempting to contact Malwarebytes through either of these links?

https://www.malwarebytes.org/support...act/?cat=other

Malwarebytes | Malwarebytes Consumer Support


Or not?
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19 Dec 2014   #13
Meerkat2

windows7
 
 

Have appt with vet at 3 so maybe this evening if its good with yall I can get on this. Now the typing part is messign up too. So I do need to get this taken car of soon. My husband wil be watching too so maybe we both learn lots of things.

Yes I emailed the bottom link you put up 3 days ago. A man named Tom said he gets email but no message.
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19 Dec 2014   #14
gregrocker

 

You don't really need Malwarebytes Real Time protection unless you're prone to infection. Using an aggressive lightweight AV like Panda with the Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware scanners for on-demand scanning if you think you're infected, should be sufficient. This is all laid out in Clean Reinstall Windows 7.

I will be checking in on my phone all day then back around 6 pm PST tonight to connect if you need me.
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19 Dec 2014   #15
Meerkat2

windows7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
You don't really need Malwarebytes Real Time protection unless you're prone to infection. Using an aggressive lightweight AV like Panda with the Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware scanners for on-demand scanning if you think you're infected, should be sufficient. This is all laid out in Clean Reinstall Windows 7.

I will be checking in on my phone all day then back around 6 pm PST tonight to connect if you need me.

Ok, will do. I'm just playing around now till I get back and can take time to concentrate.. Also love your signature! We love the ocean.
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19 Dec 2014   #16
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I would disagree about not needing the mbam paid for version it is necessary for all antivirus programs
Especially if you have already purchased it and just having activation issue which you can contact mbam support about that little snag,
https://forums.malwarebytes.org/inde...moval-process/
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19 Dec 2014   #17
Gator

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
I would disagree about not needing the mbam paid for version it is necessary for all antivirus programs
Especially if you have already purchased it and just having activation issue which you can contact mbam support about that little snag,
https://forums.malwarebytes.org/inde...moval-process/
I agree, I think AV can be free but using premium Mbam and Superantispyware is very useful. Typically you get free real time protection with AV and if you buy premium, you get stuff like browsing security, irrelevant apps and identity theft protection or something like that.

Mbam and SAS are cheap and offer real-time protection with Pro version. A win/win.
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19 Dec 2014   #18
gregrocker

 

If the free solutions are sufficient then why pay? Only for the chronically infected has MBAM been the best solution on my installs.

However if you already own it and it doesn't offer problems then, sure.
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19 Dec 2014   #19
Gator

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
If the free solutions are sufficient then why pay? Only for the chronically infected has MBAM been the best solution on my installs.

However if you already own it and it doesn't offer problems then, sure.
You have a point, but you have to remember not everyone downloads and searches the internet like an IT pro. Besides drive bys, I could have gone years without even almost getting a virus/malware. However, normal users download stuff all willy nilly and MBam active/real-time protection is great for them.
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19 Dec 2014   #20
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

The free version is like playing catch up after the fact of infection is the main reason for the real time protection
If the free version was as good as you say everyone would use it,
It's not as good in todays threats which is mostly Malware infection which slip by All antivirus's free or paid for,

If you Greg or anyone for that matter choose not to buy the paid for "Lifetime license" (while they last) it's really just your loss they are a valuable commodity at this point,
Once they are gone = they are gone
Cheers.
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