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On my Windows XP (run on an iMac through Bootcamp), I can't open Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. When I try, I get the message: "Windows cannot open this program because it has been prevented by a software restriction policy. For more information, open Event Viewer or contact your system administrator."


This situation began after I successfully ran an MBam scan, and deleted one item, "trojan.fakedesk...".


Following this situation, I am able to access Malwarebytes only via Safe Mode.


I have tried many fixes to no avail. I accessed the Group Policy screen, but no software restriction policies are indicated there.


I was similarly unable to access Microsoft Security Essentials, so removed it and installed a different anti-virus software.


If there is help available, I would be grateful.

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Hello and Welcome to Malwarebytes

Being that you were/are probably infected, and most likely why you can't open Malwarebytes in normal mode, feel free to follow the instructions below to receive free, one-on-one expert assistance in checking your system and clearing out any infections and correcting any damage done by the malware.

Please see the following pinned topic which has information on how to get help with this: Available Assistance for Possibly Infected Computers

Thank you

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