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Hello hope everyone is well,

 

I'm not sure if this is considered a false positive or not since it happens even when nothing is running, but every time I start my computer Malwarebytes starts spamming this "website blocked due to riskware" pop up about 50-100 times until it completely ceases. At least its labeled to be a Malwarebytes pop up, but my scans have been coming out nice and clear lately and it happens even when nothing is open. I also cannot open the pop up, every time I do it returns me to my desktop.

 

The most odd part of this all is that sometimes, it will start running ads through these "Malwarebytes alerts". Which is leading me to believe its some adware that Malwarebytes is not detecting, considering I have a fully paid for and valid license for this product.

 

The only way to close these pop ups is to alt/tab to open task view, and manually close each one from there. Otherwise, they keep stacking every time i start my computer, and it puts a big strain on my cpu.

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12 minutes ago, mattygert said:

The only way to close these pop ups is to alt/tab to open task view, and manually close each one from there. Otherwise, they keep stacking every time i start my computer, and it puts a big strain on my cpu.

Could you find you detection log and post it please.

Instructions for obtaining and exporting/copying the log can be found in this support article if needed.

 

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19 hours ago, Porthos said:

Could you find you detection log and post it please.

Instructions for obtaining and exporting/copying the log can be found in this support article if needed.

 

Like i said, no virus or malware is being detected when i scan... i don't see how an empty scan with nothing detected could help.

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  • 4 months later...

MB Log.txt

I'm receiving this error literally every minute that my PC is running, is there anything I can do to get rid of it. I understand that it must be a file that is on my PC since its an outbound error meaning something is trying to contact an outside source, but I can't seem to find that file.

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7 minutes ago, tahmid68 said:

MB Log.txt 674 B · 1 download

I'm receiving this error literally every minute that my PC is running, is there anything I can do to get rid of it. I understand that it must be a file that is on my PC since its an outbound error meaning something is trying to contact an outside source, but I can't seem to find that file.

Please follow the instructions in this topic then create a new topic in our malware removal area by clicking here and a malware removal specialist will guide you in checking and cleaning your system of any threats. 

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