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Windows 7: Freezes during anykind of scansion

24 Sep 2010   #1
natostanco

win7
 
 
Freezes during anykind of scansion

Hi, I have a problem from a long time, anykind of scansion I do, about antiviruses/malware/etc, My pc freezes. I have malwarebytes+superantyspyware+comodo internet security+threatfire, all in realtime, and tuneup and win7manager for cleaning...
I can run all scansions I want in safe mode, but botting normal, anykind of scansion I do it freezes. This started first time with a scan with comodo internet security when no others software where installed...so i don't think it's a conflict problem...
plz help me this is freaking me out


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24 Sep 2010   #2
reventon

Windows 7 x64, Windows XP SP3, Fedora
 
 

Step #1

Uninstall all AV/Malware/Tuneup utilities. Yes, the lot (Malwarebytes excepted).

Reasons - we have seen Comodo cause BSODs and freezes before

Also, those "Tune Up" programs generally do more harm than good and are possibly a contributing factor here.

I am unsure about Threatfire, but to make things simple uninstall that too.

Use Revo Uninstaller to uninstall Comodo and the other programs too - Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Step #2

Install Microsoft Security Essentials so that you do have good protection - http://www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/

Also reset the Windows Firewall to its default settings -
START -> type firewall.cpl -> press ENTER -> select Restore Defaults (on the left)

Then see if you still have a problem.
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24 Sep 2010   #3
natostanco

win7
 
 

ty, seems I have succede doing a complete scan with essentials after haveing unistalled all the crap. For registry cleaning what do you advice? and should I keep the real-time monitoring of malwarebytes running?
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25 Sep 2010   #4
reventon

Windows 7 x64, Windows XP SP3, Fedora
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by natostanco View Post
For registry cleaning what do you advice? and should I keep the real-time monitoring of malwarebytes running?
Registry cleaners - the registry does not actually need cleaning. Registry cleaners are essentailly a scam.

Malwarebytes - personally I would just set it to run about once a week and turn off the real time monitoring. It doesn't seem to be as bad as other applications though, so up to you.

Glad to hear that you can now run scans, have you noticed a performance increase too?
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25 Sep 2010   #5
natostanco

win7
 
 

yes I have also followed some tutorials on the forum, used this https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/26476-desktop-shutdown-tweaks-combined.html?filter[2]=Performance%20Maintenance and turned on the AHCI mode, also i have found that essentials already has a antimalware process in back ground so won't use malware bytes real time.
and just 1 thing, is it worth to install winpatrol? with essential and malwarebytes?
could it give freezes conflicts too?
great forum :)
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