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Hello guys ;D


Malwarebytes is acting up for me and it is giving me a message when "Creating directories...":

Setup was unable to create the directory

"C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware".


Error 5: Access is denied.


When I press "OK" 

Setup was not completed.


Please correct the problem and run Setup again.



Then it just rolls back the changes.


I've tried looking at other topics which are almost the same as mine but no dice unfortunately.


I run with windows vista.



Thank you for your time.

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Hello and :welcome:

Make sure you are logged in as an Administrator when trying to install Malwarebytes....

Let's try this first....

Thank You,


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Hello and welcome.


Unfortunately, this system has a rogue rootkit malware that blocks security softwares.  You need expert guided help to get it removed before you can install the Anti-Malware.


Let me suggest, if you're an MBAM Premium customer, you contact the consumer help desk here.
If you are in an organization or a corporate customer, contact Corporate Support for assistance.

Otherwise, Please print out, read and follow the directions here, skipping any steps you are unable to complete.  Then post a NEW topic here.
One of the expert helpers there will give you one-on-one assistance when one becomes available.
After posting your new post make sure under options that you select Follow this topic and choose one of the Email options so that you're alerted when someone has replied to your post.

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