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Hello and :welcome:

First off to answer your question, NO Malwarebytes alone is not enough to protect your computer because Malwarebytes is not an Antivirus Program. More than likely you have a conflict, so see below on how to resolve it.

Below are some exclusions as well as links to help install, setup, or update your Kaspersky antivirus product for use alongside Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

To setup exclusions for Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security

Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware in Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Anti-Virus on 32 bit Windows Versions:

  • Open Kaspersky and click on Settings in the upper right-hand corner
  • Click on the right-most icon in the upper left to access Detected Threats and Exclusion Rules
  • Under Exclusions click on Settings...
  • In the Trusted zone window that pops up click on the Trusted applications tab
  • Click on the Add button and select Browse
  • In the browse window that opens navigate to C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Double-click on mbam.exe and in the window that pops up, click the box next to each of the items listed in the window so that they are all checked and click on OK
  • Do the same for each of the following:
    • mbam.exe
    • mbamgui.exe
    • mbamscheduler.exe
    • mbamservice.exe
  • Once that is complete, click on OK to close the exclusions window
  • Click on Apply at the bottom of the Settings window then click on OK
  • Close the Kaspersky main window
Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware in Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Anti-Virus on 64 bit Windows Versions:
  • Open Kaspersky and click on Settings in the upper right-hand corner
  • Click on the right-most icon in the upper left to access Detected Threats and Exclusion Rules
  • Under Exclusions click on Settings...
  • In the Trusted zone window that pops up click on the Trusted applications tab
  • Click on the Add button and select Browse
  • In the browse window that opens navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Double-click on mbam.exe and in the window that pops up, click the box next to each of the items listed in the window so that they are all checked and click on OK
  • Do the same for each of the following:
    • mbam.exe
    • mbamgui.exe
    • mbamscheduler.exe
    • mbamservice.exe
  • Once that is complete, click on OK to close the exclusions window
  • Click on Apply at the bottom of the Settings window then click on OK
  • Close the Kaspersky main window
Set Exclusions for Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security in Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:
  • Open Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on Kaspersky Lab and click OK
  • Close Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
If needed you can add the following site to the Firewall or Site Blocking tools to allow updates for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

data-cdn.mbamupdates.com

Here are some resources from Kaspersky to assist in setting up their product.

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