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I just installed the Fall Creators Update and got a notice that Malwarebytes had an update. I tried to install it and got an Access Denied error on C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes\MBAMService\config. I checked permissions and my account isn't able to see the owner of the folder. OK, fine. I tried the cleanup tool, no go. I ran cmd as the built-in administrator account, tried to take ownership of the folder with 

takeown /F config /R /D y

...access denied.

The program isn't installed, so I can't even turn off the self-protection, which I understand people were concerned about prior to this update but had no way of knowing about because, you know, nothing told me that pre-emptively and I hadn't had this problem with prior big Windows 10 updates.

As far as I can tell, nothing else is broken, just MBAM. Can someone give me a hand? Don't be afraid to get technical--I'm an IT guy with a lot of experience. I figure I'm probably wasting my time messing with this when I have other protection that's installed and working and someone else here probably already knows the answer.


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