running malwarebytes manually

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On an Win 10 notebook while running a Malwarebytes scan manually with TIS active, at the end of the scan TIS interrupted and said it had blocked Malwarebytes from making a change to the system that may be harmful. Doing the same run on my Win 7 desktop it did not stop the scan from finishing.
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Posted 2 years ago

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erza, Official Rep

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Hi rossfm,

Malwarebytes might have detected something on your notebook running Windows 10 that does not exist on your desktop running Windows 7. 

May I know how can we help you?

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I understand that possibility, but the popup message as Malwarebytes was finishing a manual scan was that TM had blocked an attempt to make a change that may harm the computer.  That "attempt" obviously was Malwarebytes wanting to remove something that it considered harmful. Since TM doesn't show what that "attempt" was, and I trust Malwarebytes to not make any harmful changes, apparently I must have to disable TM while making a manual scan with Malwarebytes. Is that always the case?
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Hi Rossfm,
Never install 2 AV programs on de same PC they slowdown and dont work togeter. So if you want to run a second program for special checkup like Malwarebytes, You must exit TM ( is also mensiont in the window if you are install MB) Then do a scan with MB and uninstall it again! TM is doing the same as MB only some other way. So after reboot TM is there again to keep your PC clean.
Kind Regards,
Tom
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Malwarebytes Antimalware isn't an antivirus app, it's designed to run along side with a antivirus app. I have use it for years without any problems.
Trend Micro haven't listed it as a conflicting program to be removed.
What’s the difference between antivirus and anti-malware?
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Hi Jhja,
You are right that Trend not listed it, but TM Maximum security does a lot what Malwarebytes also is doing and that can conflickt and slow downs the system, I use it 1 times a month, exit TM and run it than i uninstall it again, i dont know what the pro version does, but the free give me problems when i let it on with WOT.
I got TM Mapprotection on the whole user map to protect,
But 2 realtime scanners on the same moment is not a good idea to me.

Kind regards,
Tom

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