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I installed free version latest version to check it ou before making the the decision to purchase

I start the program click on quick scan and the program quits it just sits there according to task manager the program is not responding

The following is what I get from W& Maintenance area


A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.

Faulting Application Path: C:\Windows\explorer.exe

Problem signature

Problem Event Name: AppHangB1

Application Name: explorer.exe

Application Version: 6.1.7600.16404

Application Timestamp: 4a765771

Hang Signature: ad28

Hang Type: 0

OS Version: 6.1.7600.

Locale ID: 1033

Additional Hang Signature 1: ad28974a46dff136785705d10301433c

Additional Hang Signature 2: f36d

Additional Hang Signature 3: f36d5bfefe1125c8c17d2537f7cf5f84

Additional Hang Signature 4: ad28

Additional Hang Signature 5: ad28974a46dff136785705d10301433c

Additional Hang Signature 6: f36d

Additional Hang Signature 7: f36d5bfefe1125c8c17d2537f7cf5f84

Why is this happening

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What part was confusing I cannot follow those instructions, as it is quick scan that does not work the minute I start it the program quits responding, I have used othe rprograms to check my computer and it is not infected.

My AV is microsoft essentials, MBAM used to scan at one time in the past no longer

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