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Came back to say that Malwarebytes had run a scheduled scan, then several minutes later I got the notification. Never seen one with 0’s in everything so I don’t know if something is wrong with my installation, or my computer.

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So I was going to try running some scans to see if I could properly replicate the issue, but since I've booted up the PC this session, Malwarebytes scans have taking an obnoxiously long time to finish.

It normally takes a manual threat scan 40ish seconds, but it's gone up to 5 minutes. low priority tthreat scans take about 1 minute or a bit more, but those are also really long. I have no idea what's causing it, as it was fine yesterday.

I haven't restarted yet, in case I shouldn't.

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I did as you said, and the first scan took around 2 minutes, and the second at 17 seconds, and I don't know why it's suddenly that short.

I've always had rootkit scans on, and this issue has never persisted before, so I don't know what's suddenly happened.

Editing to add that, I turned on rootkit scana after this, and now it's back to normal?

no rootkit scan 1.txt no rootkit scan 2.txt

scan with rootkits enabled.txt

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5 minutes ago, Badran said:

I've always had rootkit scans on

It is recommend rootkit be turned on only where there is an issue for removing something with the normal scan. Rootkit is slightly more dangerous as it has to disable some whitelisting to remediate some rootkits.

Maybe once a month if really want to use rootkit. But honestly, we rarely see rootkit files anymore and the newer engine can remove most of them anyways even without rootkit on.

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I see. I’ll have it turned off for my normal scans from now on, and only turn it on for an occasional scan.

Still. I’m puzzled why even the scheduled scans were taking so long as well, since those have rootkits disabled by default.

Maybe windows was updating something which would’ve caused this, but I’m not sure.

Also tried to replicate the issue, but I couldn’t. I think it was likely one of those notifications that would pop up several minutes after a scan would end sometimes, and maybe there’s a bug where those notifications in particular don’t show the scan results properly?

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Forgot to mention that during the time this problem was occurring, I ran a windows defender scan and it ran normally.

I don’t know if certain processes can reduce scan speed, since I typically don’t run any programs during any sort of scans.

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I see.

I noticed that some windows apps got updated while I was trying to run a scan, as my task bar was flashing a few times. Maybe that’s the cause of it.

I guess I also noticed that MB was scanning less items the last few days, though that could be because of the updates to my drivers.

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I have the same issue as the thread owner. And this did show up after a scheduled scan. I remember that this thread exist. So I searched it up and found this.

I have MB 4.5.30.269 and CU 1.0.2037 (I know it's a beta version)

I will attach the screenshot and logs here.

Edit: If I go to the scan and select the eye to look if there was a scan. This show up how many files and how long time it took, to do this scan. But when looking at the first screenshot I took, it doesn't show this. So maybe a bug or some thing?

Edit: If this can't be solved. The only thing I did to Windows today was an refresh of the time for Windows. The reason is that I use dual boot. Windows and Linux. Linux change my time always. Then later when I boot up in Windows the time is not the correct. So I need to refresh to the Windows time server, to get correct time.

Edit: The thing is that the time when this scan was finished is 6/1/23 7:00 PM. But when I opened MB it showing me the same time as I opened MB.

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Open time and scan time not the same
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