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Mbam 3.0.6 finds Opera browser as Exploit.


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There's been this very annoying bug in a recent update (when I say recent I mean since a few months ago)
Where when clicking the "Show in folder" button on the downloads tab/mini menu, malwarebytes will close all instances of Opera running, making you lose everything you were doing which is seriously annoying.



I've been turning off real-time protection for this reason but it has this irritating popup upon rebooting the machine reminding me to turn real-time protection back on.

I'll post a 2nd picture of what pops up in MBAM after clicking (as I'm currently writing this from opera and don't want to lose all this text)


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Hey Kippykip,


I want to have you collect me a couple of logs so I can look into this issue further. 


Can you please collect the files in this folder location:




Along with that, I want to have you run a tool called FRST to collect some information on the computer. To do this:


1: Please download FRST from the link below and save it to your desktop:

FRST 32-bit version: https://downloads.malwarebytes.com/file/FRST

FRST 64-bit version: https://downloads.malwarebytes.com/file/FRST64

2: Double-click the purple FRST icon to run the program. Click Yes when the disclaimer appears.

3: Click the Scan button

4: When the scan has finished, it will make 2 log files in the same directory the tool is run, FRST.txt and Addition.txt. Please attach both files in your reply.


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Here mah boi, also I just had a theory what it could be.

There's an addon for Windows Explorer called "QtTabBar" which adds multiple tabs to Windows Explorer, the way it captures windows themselves though is through some ShellHook etc etc.

So maybe when Opera opens the file location, MBAM sees that the window is getting captured by QtTabBar's ShellHooking mechanism or something.


Haven't tested this on another machine thus far, but it's a possibility.
Also if the logs complain about modified windows files, that's me modding the crap out of them (which is why I try to avoid using fix tools, as it usually reverts things back), so don't worry there.


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