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3.0.6 "ransomware protection" bug (March 21, 2017)


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I just mandatorily updated to 3.0.6.  It ran OK for a day, now Malwarebytes Ransomware Protection is broken.

This is not the first - or even the second - time that I have encountered some hard-to-fix bug in Malwarebytes "protection."

This is getting old, guys...

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Hello @Phurry:

1) Please consider using the guidelines within Having problems using Malwarebytes? Please follow these steps: to give the Malwarebytes' developers/staffers the data they require to analyze your system's issue.  Please separately attach the four (4) data files from steps 6, 7, and 8 in a reply to this topic.

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Thank you.

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@Phurry I've had this issue on two of my Windows 10 computers so far. Seems to have happened after the last Windows 10 update.

I was able to fix it pretty easily.

1. I ran Ccleaner (Cleaner and Registry Cleaner)

2. Ran Kaspersky Privacy Cleaner (Dunno if running both is important, I just did)

3. Restarted computer

4. Turn on the Ransomware Protection (Still spins and spins trying to start it)

5. Restarted computer again with it trying to start Ransomware Protection

6. Upon 2nd restart all protections are on and have stayed that way.

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Forgot to include OS
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