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Starting apparently in Malwarebytes 4.5.8, the comand start /min /D"C:\Windows\System32" powercfg.cpl entgered at a command prompt works OK, but the same command run from a bat file is blocked as an exploit Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic.

Furthermore, I can't figure out how to add it to the Allow List.

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2 minutes ago, Bob_Coleman said:

Starting apparently in Malwarebytes 4.5.8, the comand start /min /D"C:\Windows\System32" powercfg.cpl entgered at a command prompt works OK, but the same command run from a bat file is blocked as an exploit Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic.

Furthermore, I can't figure out how to add it to the Allow List.

Please open Malwarebytes and go to security and exploit settings and click advanced.

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Click Restore defaults and then click apply. Chose Malwarebytes and restart the computer for good measure.

Then see if it fixes the issue.

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Edited April 3 by Porthos

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Just now, Bob_Coleman said:

After doing that the issue remains.

Then we need the actual detection log.

You can find Scan and Protection logs within the Malwarebytes 4 program in the following location

 

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RTP stands for Real-Time Protection and is where automatic protection operations would normally be logged

 

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If you click on the View option you should get something similar to the following with other options available.

 

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Detection log attached.

I'd still be interested to know how to add this to the Allow  List.

I should also mention that after resetting something to default as mentioned above didn't make any difference,  I restored my Windows partition to a state before the reset since I didn't really know what I had changed and it didn't seem to make any difference.  This is to say that the defaults were not in effect when the attached log was created, but it doesn't seem to make any difference.

 

 

Malwarebytes Detection Log.txt

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11 minutes ago, Bob_Coleman said:

This is to say that the defaults were not in effect when the attached log was created, but it doesn't seem to make any difference.

You should not make any changes in that section.

What does the following section show for you?? Off or ON?

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