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I use Windows defender RTP and MWBs premium RTP together to avoid defender flagging the registry responsible for turning defender off. Everything has run somewhat smoothly, but I noticed that MWBs does not give me notifications since I made the switch to both RTPs. For example, if I do a quick scan and close out of the app, the notification does not appear when the quick scan is finished. Windows defender's notifications seem to work fine, and MWBs itself still works fine as well. It still blocks things like normal, it just won't notify me. Is this normal if MWBs isn't registered in the security center, and if not then how do I fix this issue? I managed to fix it once by messing with the settings, but now it appears like messing with the settings no longer works. Thank you! 

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1 minute ago, SecurityNut1 said:

That setting is off. (Grayed out)


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@SecurityNut1 Nothing sticks out to me. I can only suggest a clean install.

Let's use the same support tool and do a clean uninstall and reinstall.

Please close all browsers and programs before running the tool.

Please say no and close the X button on the top right for Privacy.

Turn off the register with the security center in Malwarebytes when done installing.

Restart the computer for good measure as well


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Hi! I apologize for the delay. I'll do that as soon as I can, but I have two questions before I begin...

firstly, is FRSTEnglish also apart of the MWB support tool?

second, should I use the clean tool currently? I noticed that neither MWBs on this device nor my other device seem to be able to properly update. It will eventually stop at around 20% before saying it was unable to complete. My MWBs is 4.6.0. I am unaware of the servers have experiencing difficulty right now, but I'm curious if it will impact my reinstallation.

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16 minutes ago, SecurityNut1 said:

is FRSTEnglish also apart of the MWB support tool?


18 minutes ago, SecurityNut1 said:

I noticed that neither MWBs on this device nor my other device seem to be able to properly update. It will eventually stop at around 20% before saying it was unable to complete.

This topic started with Do not get a notification after a scan. Now it went in another direction.

What version of MB and what kind of devices are the others?


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Hi! I'm sorry for the confusion! I never got any notifications relating to the updates for my windows 11 machine. I checked for updates manually because I noticed that the "checking for updates" section of a quick scan (I was checking to see if the notifications would pop up at all) took longer than usual and did not change the version of MWBs version. Both MWBs are 4.6.0. The one that does not give me notifications (such as when a scan is finished and the results) is windows 11 while the other device is windows 10. The windows 10 device's notifications work perfectly fine. I only asked because I was concerned an issue with getting updates may halt the reinstallation process of MWBs. If you do not see any issues, then I can try and using the clean option now in the support tool. Once again, I apologize for any confusion. 

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