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I recently had a malwarebytes update and eversince that update the pop-up screen (which tells you the results from a scan) pops up while in a full screen game.
Because i play with a gamecontroller there is no mousepointer in the game and I can't close the pop-up that appears on the bottom right corner.
I need to alt+tab into windows and close the pop-up with the mouse and than return into the game pressing alt+tab again.

If I play 1920x1080, the pop up comes in the bottom right corner, but when i play 4k the pop-up is in the middle of the screen, blocking the most important part of my game.

This is unwanted behavior.

Don't get me wrong, I like the pop-up when i am in windows, but it should not show while i am in a game.




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Hello, Welcome to Malwarebytes.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.

Can this help?

Adjust notification settings in Malwarebytes for Windows



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Hello nasdaq, thank you for your reply.

I was aware of those settings, but I would like to keep the pop-ups as it was.
Before the last update I didn't had the pop-ups pop-up when I was in full screen mode (gaming).

Do you maybe have another suggestion?

Unfortunately I can't add a print screen to show what is happening, because the game won't let me make a print screen with the physical print screen button and the in-game print screen only takes a snapshot of the game and not the overlaying pop-up.


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If you set it not to be notified when your Game is closed you can reset to see the notification again.

It's an on and off setting.


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Hahaha, thats creative.

Call me a lazy gamer, but I chose Malwarebytes and my antivirus because I can let them run in the background unattended and without the need to change settings or clicking buttons.
Sometimes they give a nice pop-up so i know a scheduled scan has completed without faults.
But never have I seen a pop-up on top of a other fullscreen program.

By the way, you showed me a image of a setting where you can only show the notification for a few seconds.
Mine is set to 5 seconds........but the notification never disapears.

I am curious if a malwarebytes developer can anwser if they indeed changed something or maybe it is a windows 10 update who is causing this.

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