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JoLou
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Links in Facebook either don't show or disappear in a fraction of a second.  This occurs on multiple search engines.  Online search indicates that disabling Malwarebytes fixes the problem.  I really don't want to disable this tool I'm using for protection, but . . .    Do I disable all the features?  If not, which one(s)? 

Malwarebytes, you need to fix this!!!

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13 hours ago, Porthos said:

This is a browser guard issue. Add facebook to the allow list.

Thank you for your quick reply, Porthos.  Unfortunately, I am well past retirement age and not very tech savvy.  Can you tell me where the allow list is found and how to get to it, please?  

It would be nice to have Malwarebytes check for malicious sites showing up in Facebook without blocking recipes and such.  I presume adding Facebook to the allow list leaves me wide open to those sites?

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17 minutes ago, JoLou said:

Malwarebytes must have done something different 1-2 weeks ago since I didn't have any problems like this previously.

Yes, there is a known issue.

21 minutes ago, JoLou said:

I most often use Brave.

Click on the puzzle icon and pin browser guard. Then you will have acces to the controls

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THANK YOU!  My screens didn't look exactly like yours but your directions got me to where I needed to be and after stumbling around a bit -- success!  I am just sorry I had to turn off protection against ad blocking and tracking.  

If Maywarebytes is reading this - please allow things like recipes without having to expose ones computer to ads & tracking -- in other words, the way it used to be!!!

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Thanks again and for that suggestion!  

I'm happy to hear that Maywarebytes is working on this issue.  I hope Malwarebytes lets us know when the issue is fixed so I can reactivate the ad blocker and tracker feature.

I really appreciate your prompts response to my messages!

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16 hours ago, JoLou said:

I hope Malwarebytes lets us know when the issue is fixed

Browser Guard version 2.6.12 should address this.  It's now live in Chrome and Edge, but still pending review with Firefox

Browser Guard auto-updated for me in both Chrome and Edge already. Please let us know if the issue persists with this latest version.

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