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Windows XP, Malwarebytes Pro, and ESET products

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To date, the following drivers have been identified to cause lockup issues on Windows XP when used concurrently with ESET products:

%windir%\system32\drivers\wavxdmgr.sys (WAVE EMBASSY® Security Center)

%windir%\system32\drivers\InCDfs.sys (Nero)

%windir%\system32\drivers\sandbox.sys 15/6/2011 (Agnitum Outpost Firewall)

%windir%\system32\drivers\mbam.sys (Malwarebytes paid version)

%windir%\system32\drivers\PDFsFilter.sys (PerfectDisk OptiWrite Filter Driver)


%windir%\system32\DRIVERS\xlkfs.sys (Easy File Locker)

%windir%\system32\DRIVERS\PCTCore.sys (PC Tools Kernel Driver Suite)

%windir%\system32\DRIVERS\FSPFltd.sys (FSPro Labs My LockBox 2)

Link to the ESET support forum:




This apparently occurs after connecting a USB HDD.


I have a Windows XP system, Malwarebytes Pro, with ESET Smart Security installed.  I haven't enabled MBAM's real time protection since installing ESET, however.  So far I haven't experienced any issues.  I haven't connected an external HD since then, but I did connect an e-reader to transfer some ebooks and I didn't have any problems.  My laptop does treat the ereader like a storage device when I first connect it, so does ESET.  But again, I hadn't re-enabled Malwarebytes real time file protection either.  


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The Lock up issue also occurs on Windows 7, unless delayed start is activated on Malwarebytes.


I also was experiencing some performance problems with both ESET and MBAM Pro installed, I disabled Malwarebytes relatime protection and I could see a nice performance boost.


so I don't know what's going on between the two, its a shame since they are both great programs.

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