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A couple of things have surfaced since I updated to Windows 10 Update 1803 recently. I have come to think that Malwarebytes Premium is causing my system to drop out of the game, its still running in another window, but the system jumps to the desktop and I get a notification that Malwarebytes Notifications have been turned off and do I want to turn it back on. My whole reason for updating to the 1803 update was to get the Gaming feature that allows me to stop all background processes and especially those that would activate a screen notification. It is really irritating when I am in the middle of a crucial play in Madden 19 and a notification prompts the game to pop the desktop screen. What I would like to do is disable that feature during game play and reactivate it after I'm done playing. I play my games off-line so I'm not really worried about virus coming through to my system during play. 

The second thing is that since I did the 1803 update, the only thing that I get is the Exploit protection and the other three are turned off. I can't toggle them to on either. Can't figure what's wrong and I was hoping that someone knew? 

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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.

Download the version of this tool for your operating system.
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)
and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

How to attach a file to your reply:
In the Reply section in the bottom of the topic Click the "more reply Options" button.

Attach the file.
Select the "Choose a File" navigate to the location of the File.
Click the file you wish to Attach.
Click Attach this file.
Click the Add reply button.

Please post the logs  for my review.

Wait for further instructions

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ATTENTION: System Restore is disabled
Turn System Restore ON for Drives in Windows 10 - Immediately.

Please download the attached Fixlist.txt file to  the same folder where the Farbar tool is running from.
The location is listed in the 3rd line of the FRST.txt log you have submitted.

Run FRST and click Fix only once and wait.

The tool will create a log (Fixlog.txt) please post it to your reply.

Reset Chrome...
Open Google Chrome, click on menu icon google-chrome-setting-icon.png or the 3 vertical dots located right side top of the google chrome.
Click "Settings" then "Show advanced settings" at the bottom of the screen.
Click "Reset and clean up" > "Restore settings to their original defaults"
Restart Chrome.

Now is the computer running now?


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I have a feeling I did something foolish. I decided to uninstall the windows updates that just got installed since they were interfering with a couple of programs that I was using and now I've been waiting for well over an hour for this to happen. My PC screen keeps sitting on the welcome screen with no login text, so I only assume that it is still working on getting the updates uninstalled. Thoughts?

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I stopped the process and now my user files are messed up (they're on a different drive so not being recognized). It also messed up a few of my programs, one of which is a staple for me won't even open now. 

Since all my data is on separate drives and the C: drive is only my OS drive I'm going to wipe and reinstall a fresh copy of windows. I know this is a pain but I've found in the past that problems with windows 10 cascading into worse issue due to an OOPS like this can really be nerve racking. 

When I get windows 10 back on the C: drive what would be the best procedure for reinstalling my copy of Malwarebytes?

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Not that I know of. I have been using it a lot lately because I have another program that I can't get to run properly after the reinstall of W10. It keeps freezing and giving me a Lua Error and then I have to end the program via the TaskManager. Not that you need to or anything, but do you have any ideas why I would be getting the attached error or could you point me in the right direction. Getting in touch with the programmer is hard and no one else on that forum is having an issue with it. I can only think that it is a anti-virus protection issue, since it has to be one of my exclusions to run. The program ran perfectly fine before.

2018-12-03 Lua Error.jpg

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