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Why is the Scan Report window so tiny?



I cannot resize the window, only resize the columns. What is the point of this? I have to use those tiny scrollers to view everything, it doesn't make any sense.


Also, these files that the program says I "ignored". I closed the report planning to come back to it later only to discover your software had tagged them as "ignored" and won't let me do anything about them now, which requires me to manually search and delete them.

Malwarebytes didn't used to be like this, are you purposely trying to make it more awkward for people?

Additionally, what's with the really vague scan window:


No idea how far through it is, no percentage, no information about which location it's currently scanning giving me some idea of where it might be.




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7 minutes ago, scoutfu said:

Why is the Scan Report window so tiny?

You seem to be using a UHD screen.

Cancel the current scan if running,

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Yes I am using a 4k, but that's not the point, the point is your ridiculous software not alllowing me to resize windows. Is that a feature or a bug?


When visible this Support Tool makes my entire desktop flicker and if I try to move the window, it stutters like crazy :/

So that program took ages to run and when it finished it had saved the mbst-grab-results.zip to the desktop, but no file was created.


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Just out of interest, why do you need to see this report?

I don't require assistance with infections, just the issue with resizing windows, which have not answered as to whether or not it's supposed to be like this.

Or is it simply so you can see whether or not I'm pirating your software?

I bought a Lifetime membership in 2011.

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22 minutes ago, scoutfu said:

Just out of interest, why do you need to see this report?

You believe there to be an issue with MBAM running upon your PC.

The software gathers technical data of both the OS and OS Environment on which MBAM is running upon as well as technical data of how MBAM is operating.

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41 minutes ago, scoutfu said:

which have not answered as to whether or not it's supposed to be like this.

This is currently the way it is on a high resolution monitor.


42 minutes ago, scoutfu said:

Just out of interest, why do you need to see this report?

It reports the video settings. Reports show the info we need so we do not have to ask 20+ questions to get the answers.

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On 1/21/2023 at 8:34 PM, Porthos said:

This is currently the way it is on a high resolution monitor.

Could you please define a "high resolution monitor"?

If I used a low resolution monitor (whatever that might be)... let's say, a CRT!

Would I then be able to resize windows?

If I lowered the resolution on my monitor, would that magically enable the ability for me to resize windows?


So, can I resize windows? Yes not to make them bigger, only to make them smaller? Is that your answer?

Sorry, I'm not trying to be awkward, I'm just very confused by your vague answers.


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