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Windows 7: Malware scan turns into a bad situation


26 Jul 2014   #11

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

Keep an eye on the MBAM thread about this to see what they come up with for a solution.
Here is a link to the post by the CEO.
https://forums.malwarebytes.org/inde...ined/?p=858388

I got burned on a bad update a couple of years ago, it's no fun.
I restored a System Backup Image to fix it.


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26 Jul 2014   #12

windows ultimate 32bit
 
 

Well, looks like I'll end up having to reformat my PC. I have everything backed up already from a month ago. I kinda knew this day would comw because I kept getting random stuff happening from blue screen of death to some how going from 730 GB to 200 GB. Only thing that actually might of meant something was a few files I recentlly updated on my PC.
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26 Jul 2014   #13

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Beyond belief
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26 Jul 2014   #14

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

MBAM has fixed the bad Update file v2014.07.26.09 and you should update to v2014.07.27.02 which seems to have fixed the problem. It does not seem to affect realtime functions but only when it does a scan.

Jim
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26 Jul 2014   #15

windows ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
MBAM has fixed the bad Update file v2014.07.26.09 and you should update to v2014.07.27.02 which seems to have fixed the problem. It does not seem to affect realtime functions but only when it does a scan.

Jim
Well, I finally got my new PC settings installed and I'm no longer going to use Malwarebytes due to this problem. If it's not safe now, how is it any safer in 5 years? It's still going to end up doing the same thing again sooner or later.
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26 Jul 2014   #16

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

I don't blame you one bit,
I do how ever blame mbam 100%
Their cluster as they put it is bonkers,
Possibly they should install their product on a real machine,
And watch mbam turn it into a large paperweight
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26 Jul 2014   #17

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
MBAM has fixed the bad Update file v2014.07.26.09 and you should update to v2014.07.27.02 which seems to have fixed the problem. It does not seem to affect realtime functions but only when it does a scan.

Jim
What about all the systems it hosed in the process?

They need to start over, their name is junk now.
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26 Jul 2014   #18

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Chicken hearts too,
Locked the thread,
They do that allot when they have nothing better to say
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26 Jul 2014   #19

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Chicken hearts too,
Locked the thread,
They do that allot when they have nothing better to say
They fixed the problem and then advised anyone with a problem to contact support and open their own ticket and they will be helped. Continuing to post in that one thread would only confuse those that needed help.

Jim
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27 Jul 2014   #20

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

I disagree,
It was going fine until people started quoting others,
I got a inquiry replied to about how long the update was in the wild,
3 hours if you believe them,

I have no clue why people participate there when they have no control on policies or program operation do you
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