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Hi,

I'm now having a problem with "Enable Protection Module". When I try to activate it it gives the following Error:

[startService] Failed to perform desired action Error Code: 3

Any suggestions?

System : Windows XP Pro SP3, 512MB RAM Pent 4,

AV: NOD32. Anti Spy: MBAM (of course), Spyware Blaster, Windows Defender.

Thanks for any suggestions.

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try this and see if it helps:

# Uninstall Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware using Add/Remove programs in the control panel.

# Restart your computer (very important).

# Download and run this utility. mbam-clean.exe

# It will ask to restart your computer (please allow it to).

# After the computer restarts, Temporarily disable your Anti-Virus and install the latest version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from here

Note: You will need to reactivate the program using the license you were sent if you are using the paid version

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Hi prairie dog,

Thanks for the help. This worked a treat!! Maybe something got corrupted. One thing I noticed while re-installing was that MBAM said that the MBAM folder already existed. Shouldn't "mbam-clean.exe" got rid of it if it's a cleaner? Just something of mine this thought!! But as I said it's working OK now and Thanks once again.

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