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Avast blocking something with same message again and again

Posted by albert_135 (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 24, 12 at 14:39

After five days my problem reported below on Feb 17 has returned.

Avast notice says 'malware blocked [something, it varies] [mal] and \\\globalroot\systemroot\svchast.exe'.

It seems to be happening anywhere that the little circular activity indicator begins rotating so sometimes it happens quite frequently as when searching for something or watching a video.

It is happening only on one computer and with sufficient frequency to be a distraction. On the computer I am using now I don't recall ever seeing this message. Any thoughts?


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RE: Avast blocking something with same message again and again

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Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
•Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
•If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
•Once the program has loaded, select "Quick Scan", then click Scan
•The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
•When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
•Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
•When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
•The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
•Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.

Extra Note:
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Don't pay any attention to the Click here at the bottom of the above post.


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