Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Or what could be keeping the window from opening? When I hover the mouse pointer over the Word icon, I can see the minimized program starting page, but there is no way to make the program open to full screen. I had defender running, I installed Malwarebytes paid and defender has shut itself down I think? Dont know what that means either. I have installed a copy of the free Avast antivirus. Sort by: or Check out our , all guides are compiled by our Trusted Techs. I can run Adaware but can't get any updates.
I clicked on the box to activate and nothing happened, the warning just kept coming back. Did a complete unistall including deleting registry files, but when I reinstall will only work with the name change. If it is checked then uncheck it and then uncheck the option of Run as Administrator if its checked. I'm not quite sure where you are at this point. The problem now is the fact, that it won't open.
After hours on the phone with Microsoft tech support and Malwarebytes support, I was getting nowhere. The only solution I have come across is to uninstall the update. Can update adaware and go to the blocked sites! It's not required for Windows 7. It has been reported that uninstalling that brings Office back to working status. Tried all 3 programs in safemode only Adaware would run but still could not update.
Then, try to run the installer again. Would like help analyzing the results. For those of you who are test-driving the Windows 10 Technical Preview, you may have noticed that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware stopped working. I get the impression it is related to having more than one virus program. Another scam doing the rounds is say you have work done by plumber joe bloggs. Scroll down to where you see the heading 'Hidden files and folders'.
What happens is, that it seems to load for awhile, but then it stops as if I hadn't even clicked on the file. I guess someone at Malwarebytes wasn't paying attention when they created an exploit blacklist. Carol I had a networked pc copy the mbam file to a folder I could grab it from. The specified network name is no longer available. Yes, by clicking on the shortcut which still is set to run mbam. Word, however, continues to malfunction.
I spent days trying to resolve this trying all sorts of things they asked me to do, before I went ahead and pulled the trigger on the clean install. I have been very pleased with Malwarebytes generally over the years. If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed. We will be more than happy to help you! You could also try the following:. I have Windows Defender and Malwarebytes running together on Windows 10 with no problems at all. I had this same problem with Malwarebytes when still on Windows 8.
A number of people have reported that removing it overcomes problems with 2013. Listing for Avast 2017 is yet not available. Having done so, Excel and PowerPoint open perfectly, just as they had been doing prior to the Fix-It uninstall. I also did download and try to run in safe mode - no go. Was then able to run the program from that file. Private messages and other services are unsafe as they cannot be monitored.
I had malwarebytes installed before the problem. The only way to resolve the issue. If you try to uninstall Malwarebytes, you get the same error. I ran the mb-check program and have attached the resulting zip file. I suppose that I'll just maintain Windows Defender and save my Malwarebytes activation for using maybe in the future.
Then I tried Troubleshooting in the Control Panel but again no joy. After that clicking next does nothing happens. I too am curious what exactly caused the problem, especially since they were working together fine for a number of months. First, I rebooted, no change. This is a bit elaborate, but it works like a charm. Where can I go from here? Please be as specific as possible. In addition to what I previously wrote below , I forgot to mention that my Malwarebytes would not open or run even after trying chameleon over a dozen times.
I've never tried to install any other antivirus so it's not possible that any remnants are conflicting. I've tried to most obvious tricks, rebooting my computer and running it as admin: nothing. An email arrives purporting to be from joe blogs requesting you pay the money into a new Bank account. I believe they are gone. Still have the same problems. I'm still getting used to this forum software, so sorry if my post doesn't display properly.