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Hello @Mandolic and :welcome:

Your attachment in your original post will be helpful.  Additionally, please continue.

For the experts to begin an accurate analysis, please study the Locked/Pinned topic: Having problems using Malwarebytes? Please follow these steps.

Then, attach the resultant archived zip file (mbst-grab-results.zip) to your next reply here.

Thank you.

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I believe I found the problem.  The Winmgmt service (Windows Management Instrumentation, AKA WMI service) is disabled.  This is an essential system service and a core component of the Windows operating system, and without many programs (including Malwarebytes) as well as many components of Windows itself cannot function.  Please re-enable and start this service and that should resolve the issue.  I also noticed you have disabled a lot of other system services, and while that's fine, you must be very careful when doing so as disabling the wrong one(s) could potentially cause any number of issues, including possibly eventually rendering the system unbootable, necessitating a reinstallation of Windows.

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I'm not sure, but your safest bet would probably be to just re-enable all of the services (and User Account Control, both for application compatibility since virtually all modern software is fully UAC compliant/compatible, and for security) and then check a resource such as blackviper.com and bleepingcomputer.com to get info on which items are and are not safe to disable.

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