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i´m using win 10 pro and an old winamp version (V2,95) with an plugin called album list (V1.42)

There are several reasons why i´m using the old version.
The problem is, that Malwarebytes Premium is stopping the plugin album list.
Some month ago i hadn´t this problem. Some weeks ago, i had a workaround to start wimamp with the plugin.
I just switches off the exploit protection, started winamp with the plugin, and switched on the exploit protection.
Yesterday i installed win 10 new, also winamp with the plugin and also Malwarebytes.
Now my workaround is not working anymore.

I tried to put winamp, and the folders from winmap and the plugin in the exclusion list, and played with the options in the anti-exploid tab.

I found no working combination, so i try to find help in the Malwarebytes forum.

Here is a screenshot from the message of Malwarebytes.

Thank you

best regards


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You should be able to eliminate this detection by disabling Exploit Protection for Winamp Player (since this is technically what you were doing when you were disabling Exploit Protection, starting Winamp, then re-enabling Exploit Protection anyway; it was a bug with Exploit Protection that allowed this to work which has since been corrected which is why it is no longer working).  To do so, open Malwarebytes and go to Settings>Protection and under Real-Time Protection click on the Manage Protected Applications button below where it shows Exploit Protection: Prevents vulnerability exploits and zero-day attacks and scroll down the list of items until you find Winamp Player and click the green switch to change it to Off then click OK and you should then be able to launch Winamp without it being blocked, just remember that Winamp will no longer be shielded by Exploit Protection as long as that option is disabled so if any malicious media file or plugin which contains an exploit is opened by Winamp it will not be blocked or detected.

I hope this helps.  Please let us know if that resolved the issue or not.


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