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Hello,

I'm using Windows 11 and Malwarebytes to 4.5.34.

I keep getting Windows notifications that I need to turn on the Windows firewall.  When I go into the Windows Security Center settings, the firewall is turned on. So i asume that it on and that the notification is is not correct.

I have "Always register Malwarebytes in the Windows Security Center" turned on.

What  is needed to prevent this notification from appearing when firewal is turned on ?

Thankz,

Navelpluiz

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If the above does not work,

Please do the following so that we may take a closer look at your system.

WARNING: Do Not click the Repair System under Advanced unless requested by a Malwarebytes support agent or authorized helper

NOTE: The tools and the information obtained are safe and not harmful to your privacy or your computer, please allow the programs to run if blocked by your system.

  • Download the Malwarebytes Support Tool
  • In your Downloads folder, open the mb-support-x.x.x.xxx.exe file
  • In the User Account Control pop-up window, click Yes to continue the installation
  • Run the MBST Support Tool
  • In the left navigation pane of the Malwarebytes Support Tool, click Advanced
  • In the Advanced Options, click Gather Logs. A status diagram displays the tool is Getting logs from your machine
  • A zip file named mbst-grab-results.zip will be saved to the Public desktop, please upload that file on your next reply

     

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The box is having some issues.  @Navelpluiz

Error: (08/02/2023 04:55:15 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (EventID: 7001) (User: )
Description: The p2psvc service depends on the PNRPsvc service which failed to start because of the following error:
The dependency service or group failed to start.

Error: (08/02/2023 04:55:15 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (EventID: 7001) (User: )
Description: The PNRPsvc service depends on the p2pimsvc service which failed to start because of the following error:
The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.

Error: (08/02/2023 04:22:11 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (EventID: 7023) (User: )
Description: The Function Discovery Resource Publication service terminated with the following error:
General access denied error

 

 

Windows Defender did find some issues last month.

 

 

 

Please run the following fix

 

NOTE: Please read all of the information below before running this fix.

  • NOTICE: This script was written specifically for this user, for use on this particular machine.
  • Running this on another machine may cause damage to your operating system that cannot be undone.

Once the fix has been completed, please attach the file FIXLOG.TXT to your next reply

Farbar program:   FRSTEnglish.exe

Save the attached file:  FIXLIST.TXT to this folder C:\Users\DarkMaster\Downloads\

NOTE. It's important that both files, FRSTEnglish.exe, and fixlist.txt are in the same location or the fix will not work.

Please make sure you disable any real-time antivirus or security software before running this script. Once completed, make sure you re-enable it.

 

 

Run the Farbar program with Admin rights and press the Fix button just once and wait.

The fix may possibly take up to 60 minutes to complete

If the tool needs a restart please make sure you let the system restart normally and let the tool complete its run after restart.
The tool will make a log named Fixlog.txt in the same folder you ran the Farbar program from. Please attach that log on your next reply.

 

  1. NOTE:  This fix will run a scan to check that all Microsoft operating system files are valid and not corrupt and attempt to correct any invalid files. It will also run a disk check on the restart to ensure disk integrity.
  2. NOTE: As part of this fix all temporary files will be removed. If you have any open web pages that have not been bookmarked please make sure you bookmark them now as all open applications may be automatically closed.
                Also, make sure you know the passwords for all websites as cookies may possibly be removed in some cases, but not all cases.
  3. NOTE: As part of this fix, it will also reset the network to default settings including the firewall. If you have custom firewall rules you need to save please export or save them first before running this fix.

The following directories are emptied:

  • Windows Temp
  • Users Temp folders
  • Edge, IE, FF, Chrome, and Opera caches, HTML5 storages, Cookies and History
  • Recently opened files cache
  • Discord cache
  • Java cache
  • Steam HTML cache
  • Explorer thumbnail and icon cache
  • BITS transfer queue (qmgr*.dat files)
  • Recycle Bin

Important: items are permanently deleted. They are not moved to quarantine. If you have any questions or concerns please ask before running this fix.

The system will be rebooted after the fix has run.

fixlist.txt

Thanks

 

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28 minutes ago, AdvancedSetup said:

Thank you for the logs @Navelpluiz

Give me a moment to review them.

I disabled "Launch Malwarebytesin the background when windows  starts up "

But this made the system start with a blue screen after the logon screen was presented and and error code " process terminated 0x800700B7"

I could not figure out how to fix this so i ended up in reverting to a previous restore point.

Now i can login again but there seems to be a lot of things that are not OK anymore

  • Windows store does not start.
  •  Lot of apps give this error : There is a problem with xxxx. Reinstall the app from its original install location or contact your administrator.
  • Please set registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\InstallRoot to point to the .NET Framework install location

  •  there is now a "Account Unknown xxxxx " when i look in the security tab of the property settings of  C:

Seems like I made a big mess of it. 😭

last what i did was running a  SFC /SCAN NOW which found and repaired corrupted files.

@AdvancedSetup 

what do you suggest ?  Continue with your fix or ....... ?

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Just now, AdvancedSetup said:

There must be something else going on. Since you do have a Restore Point and the FIX will also create a new Restore Point please go ahead and run the fix

 

Yes problably your right.

I will run the fix now.

BTW.  i like  the fixlist.txt script you prepared for me.  I can read and understand (90%) what it does but surely can't produce it.  THANKZ !!!

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Just now, Navelpluiz said:

On my desktop  i cannot run the FRSTool as administrator. ( right mouse click does not show that option here)

So i will move it to my Download folder.

OOps ,sorry . When i go there with explorer it has that option in the desktop folder.😉

 

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Overall the fix ran well, but the DISM command did have issues running. You should look at fixing this once we do a couple more scans.

 

Error: 0x800f081f

The source files could not be found.
Use the "Source" option to specify the location of the files that are required to restore the feature. For more information on specifying a source location, see https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=243077.

The DISM log file can be found at C:\WINDOWS\Logs\DISM\dism.log

 

Please see the following which should help you to correct this issue.

 

Using SFC and DISM to correct file corruption
https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/271679-using-sfc-and-dism-to-correct-file-corruption/

 

 

 

For now, please run the following

Microsoft Safety Scanner

Please make sure you Exit out of any other program you might have open so that the sole task is to run the following scan.   
That goes especially for web browsers, make sure all are fully exited out of and messenger programs are exited and closed as well
 

STEP 1

Please set File Explorer to SHOW ALL folders, all files, including hidden ones.  Use OPTION ONE or TWO of this article

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7078-turn-off-show-all-folders-windows-10-navigation-pane.html

STEP 2

I suggest a new scan for viruses & other malware. This may take several hours, depending on the number of files on the system and the speed of the computer.

The Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free Microsoft stand-alone virus scanner that can be used to scan for & remove malware or potentially unwanted software from a system. 

The download links & the how-to-run-the tool are at this link at Microsoft 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/intelligence/safety-scanner-download

 

Look on the Scan Options & select the FULL scan.

Then start the scan. Have lots of patience. It may take several hours.

  • Once you see it has started, take a long long break;  walk away.  Do not pay credence if you see some intermediate early flash messages on the screen display.  The only things that count are the End result at the end of the run.
  • The scan will take several hours.  Leave it alone. It will remove any other remaining threats as it goes along.  Take a very long break, do your normal personal errands .....just do not use the computer during this scan.

This is likely to run for many hours as previously mentioned  ( depending on the number of files on your machine & the speed of the hardware.)

The log is named MSERT.log  and the log will be at C:\Windows\debug\msert.log

Please attach that log with your next reply.

 

It is normal for the Microsoft Safety Scanner to show detections during the scan process.

It is scanning for basically all bread crumbs or traces of files and registry entries that "might" be or have been part of some infection or previous infection.

That DOES NOT mean the computer is infected. Once the scan has been completed it uploads the log to their Cloud service which then uses Artificial Intelligence to determine if in fact any of the traces are an infection or not.

Then it writes into the log on your computer what it found.

 

Thank you

 

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if i click on the link  https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=243077.   it gets redirected to   https://www.bing.com/?ref=go&linkid=0

  from the SFC /SCANNOW  log i  extracted the info with " findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log > C:\sfclogs.txt" "

which has no errors .

 I will continue with with the rest of your instructions now.

sfclogs.txt

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Okay, please go ahead and restart the computer

 

Let me have you run the following to try and fix Windows. Please follow the directions from the post below.

 

Repair Install Windows 11 with an In-place Upgrade
https://www.elevenforum.com/t/repair-install-windows-11-with-an-in-place-upgrade.418/

 

Thanks

 

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