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Windows 7: Latest Version of Malwarebytes

05 Apr 2014   #221
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Think I'll stick with 1.75 till they figure it out.


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05 Apr 2014   #222
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I normally login with a Standard/Limited account and haven't seen this issue.
Does anyone have this issue with a Standard/Limited account?
Maybe it's a problem when logged in as an Admin user ?
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05 Apr 2014   #223
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Could be, I've never used any other accounts.
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05 Apr 2014   #224
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ran a Custom scan as I slept (It had the rootkit scan unchecked by default), and it completed. No idea if it froze, but it didn't BSOD. I'll have to try a scan while I'm using the PC to see if it's the same. A Guy
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05 Apr 2014   #225
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Bill are you using the Admin account too?
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05 Apr 2014   #226
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

You can see how long the scan took in the report ...

Latest Version of Malwarebytes-mbssp02.png


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05 Apr 2014   #227
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

"Threat Scan" is the new term for "Quick Scan" isn't it? How long is a full scan?
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05 Apr 2014   #228
A Guy

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This account is an Admin, yes. A Guy
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05 Apr 2014   #229
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I would be happy if ANY scanner could do a FULL (Custom) scan in less than an hour!
I have several hundred GB of media files and other "large files" online normally ... on a HD spinner
That's where I see the problem with a FULL scan ...
SSD vs HD = big difference
Scanning these "media and large files" is what takes so long for me ...
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05 Apr 2014   #230
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I run the scan on the trouble computer just a few minutes ago and it stopped on:
Windows\Web\Wall Paper Scenes\img29.jpg for 15 min.
It will probably be on your computer. It comes with Windows I think.
When you see the picture you will understand why it takes so long to scan it.
When the scan completed it found this.
Trojan: Boaxxe in file x86 asus aasp 1.01.02 pow nap.dll
I'm going to do more investagating. I scan the pictures and found no problem after removing the Trojan.
I added some info to the bottom of this post about mbam scanning these images.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Maybe I missed this, but does the free version 2.xx also cause freezes, or just the Pro (paid) version?
I'll test that a bit later.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
Here is an MBAM forum thread where someone has issues with the Free version:
https://forums.malwarebytes.org/inde...owtopic=145257
Nice find, but different from what these videos show. I was able to do other things during the scan, especially while mbam was hanging up and doing nothing.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
I normally login with a Standard/Limited account and haven't seen this issue.
Does anyone have this issue with a Standard/Limited account?
Maybe it's a problem when logged in as an Admin user ?
I'm testing the trial version as a standard user now. I've already seen some brief hangs like those in the 2nd video. [FYI - Those videos were taken while logged on as admin. The total scan time was more than 4hrs on a VM (SSD) with only a few things installed... but don't put too much stock in that long scan time - because Process Monitor was eating up a lot of resources. I should of setup Process Monitor to be backed by files on a drive not being scanned.]
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