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Hi! I installed Malwarebytes Anti-Malware earlier this week after I had been given the advice to switch from Ad-Aware AE. It works very well on my three xp machines!

But, when I insntalled it on my laptop, it runs vista (vista business sp1), and did a quick scan it detected 61 objects! They all became tagged "delete on reboot" so I rebooted. After another scan they are still there. I have tried it four times! when I do a custom scan of the c:\user\default\.. they do not apear, but they are detected on quick scan.

I have tried viewing the directories through cmd, but they don't exist! they are however all located in c:\users\default\...

so my questions;

1. are they really there? no other program detects them (ad-aware, avg, pctools, win defender (not at the same time))

2. are they dangerous?

3. how do I remove them if they are located in default which will be recreated on reboot?

4. is this a good protection for my vista laptop; PC-tools, malware bytes anti-malware, win firewall and win defender?

my log (latest) below. its in swedish but I hope you get it anyway, otherwise just ask!


Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.33

Databasversion: 1709

Windows 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1

2009-01-30 22:42:43

mbam-log-2009-01-30 (22-42-43).txt

Skanningstyp: Snabb skanning

Antal skannade objekt: 52452


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Please try to update the definition files and see if you're still getting the same issue.

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