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Windows 7: Malwarebytes


02 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ivan the SoSo View Post
Malwarebytes and MSE work really well together....For example...This morning I ran a Malwarebytes scan...while running scan MSE found a virus....no problems now

Agree too many bash Malwarebytes it is actually a really good program

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02 Jan 2011   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

They sometimes release more definition updates per day than MS do for their MSE. It's a nice little on demand scanner, quick on the full scan too.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TonyTiger2004 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ivan the SoSo View Post
Malwarebytes and MSE work really well together....For example...This morning I ran a Malwarebytes scan...while running scan MSE found a virus....no problems now

Agree too many bash Malwarebytes it is actually a really good program
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02 Jan 2011   #13

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I've been using Malwarebytes for quite some time and I think it is good for what it is. But, as some of the others have said, it is not a firewall which is something additional that you should have if you don't already have it. I at one time used ZoneAlarm for my firewall but it was giving me problems. I then tried another but don't remember which one it was, but I removed that one and now rely on the firewall in Windows 7.
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02 Jan 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frank1 View Post
I've been using Malwarebytes for quite some time and I think it is good for what it is. But, as some of the others have said, it is not a firewall which is something additional that you should have if you don't already have it. I at one time used ZoneAlarm for my firewall but it was giving me problems. I then tried another but don't remember which one it was, but I removed that one and now rely on the firewall in Windows 7.

Zone alarm sometimes runs rough in Windows 7, there is a hotfix that seems to have fixed that issue. I was getting BSOD due to zone alarm. Applied the hotfix and thus far all is well.

Thread
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...ease-help.html

Hotfix for win 7 and zonealarm issue
Stop error message when you run an application that transfers data by using the UDP protocol in Windows Server 2008 R2 or in Windows 7: "STOP 0x0000007F"
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02 Jan 2011   #15

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Well--Since there is a fix for ZA, I think I'll give it another try. Actually, I always like it until it was giving me the problems.
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02 Jan 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frank1 View Post
Well--Since there is a fix for ZA, I think I'll give it another try. Actually, I always like it until it was giving me the problems.

And the fix may or may not work for you. Its been about 3 days now since i applied it and so far zone alarm isnt saying its stuck on Initializing and no BSOD. But i would definately give it a shot
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02 Jan 2011   #17

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Tony is right about the hotfix; it does not always work.
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02 Jan 2011   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware or MBAM is not a scam. It's a popular anti-malware program, best known for its shuriken heuristics and very good detection rates (it catches malware in which other security software does not). MBAM has a paid and free version, the paid version uses automatic updating (of the virus signature database), has a website/IP blocker and protects your PC in real-time by default which obviously increases your PC's security. The free version is the same as the paid but it does not run in the background and does not protect your computer in real-time. If you have the free version, you'll have to run it as if it's a normal program, update it manually and scan.
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03 Jan 2011   #19

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 2010MegaScooter View Post
Does Malwarebytes Really Work? Or Is It Just A Scam?
Malwarebytes is without a doubt the most popularly recommended computer security software that I see on the internet.

~Maxx~
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03 Jan 2011   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

MBAM also runs very smoothly on Win 7. I have never seen a BSOD caused by MBAM. I cannot say that about most other third party anti-malware programs.
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