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The file is placed in your default save location, normally the Downloads folder under your user profile.
5. On the The ... download has completed Action Bar
If your user profile is an Administrator User Account:
If your user profile is a Standard User Account:
Select Open folder
Launch Mbam with elevated privileges (Right click, pick Run as administrator from the context menu)
Allow the application to run (Yes or Run) if Windows User Access Control (UAC) requests permission
Read the End User Licenses Agreement, then
Tick I accept... and press the Next button
Read the Information window and press press the Next button
Accept the default install location and press the Next button
Accept the default Start Menu folder and press the Next button
Accept Create a desktop icon and press the Next button
Verify the install parameters and press the Install button
Malwarebytes offers you a free trial of the Premium version. This guide suggests that you decline the initial offer made at install time and use the Malwarebytes Free version. The Start Free Trial and the Buy Premuium options are always available to you on the Mbam Dashboard window.
6. After the Mbam database definitions are updated, the Dashboard Main window presents the initial status:
Press the Fix Now >> button to run the initial scan on your system with the default Mbam settings.
7. Threat detection results are presented in the main window of the Scan menu.
If no threats were are detected, you can close the utility. This does not mean that your system is clean, it only means that Mbam did not detect any malware. Additional scans using different on-demand scanners might be advised by SF members. Each scanner has a particular focus of design and detects malware using different criteria.
If SF members are assisting you, let them know that Mbam did not find any threats
Threats detected during an Mbam scan are reported and automatically moved into quarantine. The threat(s) are isolated in the Mbam quarantine and can remain there until you are certain of the correct disposition of the file(s). Note that other malware scanners or AV applications might report the quarantined file as a threat.
Mbam Scanning History Log | Detected threat table.
If there are more than just a few objects stop here and seek the assistance of a SF member knowledgeable in malware remediation.
In the above analyze phase of the review scan results, you used VirusTotal to determine if the threat detected was a true threat or a false positive. Use the VirusTotal analysis information to determine whether you Restore, Delete, or Retain the object in the
Mbam History Quarantine widow
Tick the checkbox next to the file(s) that VirusTotal confirmed as a true threat.
Clear the checkbox for any file that VirusTotal reported as probably harmless or the analysis was inconclusive.
Press the delete button. Caution!! Do not press Delete All
After you have processed (deleted, restored, or retained in quarantine) all of the files detected, it is advised that you restart your machine.
Restart your machine to complete the Mbam malware removal process
9. Run the Windows System File Checker (SFC) to repair any system files that the malware might have corrupted.
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