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    Solved Decompression bomb false positive or real?

    Hello Ricoman: It is quite possible that the files are virus/spyware database files from Microsoft. Individually, send both files to https://virustotal.com and scan. Then post both report URLs in your next reply. Only if both are digitally signed/verified by Microsoft Corp. can you choose to...
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    Active Coupons extension keeps coming back on GC.

    Hello kevinlor: If you have made a recent/excellent system backup, some folks would run 1.) Xplode's AdwCleaner v4.208 (or higher), allow cleaning and immediately follow the system restart with 2.) Thisisu's Junkware Removal Tool (JRT) v7.4.7 (or higher), and also restart the system. Both of...
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    Latest Malwarebytes free version will not update

    Hello p5200: If you have completed the MBAM Clean Removal Process, and the database still has not updated, and you wish to resolve the issue, please consider opening your own topic in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Help where experts/staffers may assist. Thank you.
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    Latest Malwarebytes free version will not update

    The MBAM Clean Removal Process may save more time versus the lesser re-install.
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    Latest Version of Malwarebytes

    For those who may not have read it elsewhere: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.8.1057 is now in general release. https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/169387-malwarebytes-anti-malware-update-to-218/#entry972911
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    Latest Version of Malwarebytes

    Hello CountryBumpkin: The upgrades are deliberately throttled so as not to possibly overwhelm the Malwarebytes corporate infrastructure and the contracted CDN servers. If your last upgrade doesn't make it soon, the CEO (Marcin) has posted that the general release will likely be this coming...
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    Locking down the computer for public use in a library

    Hello norway2015: Good work! 1.) In that setting, Microsoft's Windows Defender will quite likely under-serve the library and its users. Have plans been made, or executed, to upgrade to a much more effective and on-going anti-virus/malware/spyware/exploit protection process? 2.) Please...
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    Malwarebytes deteced Registry Keys Infected

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) 1.46 is now five (5) years old! Please ask your sister to consider running the MBAM Clean Removal Process followed by an installation of the release version of MBAM2 from https://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/mbam/. Then if that identical detection from MBAM1...