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AVG - Malwarebytes Incompatibility???

by mmaness0 / February 2, 2009 4:18 AM PST

I downloaded both AVG and Malwarebytes to help me remove the zlob trojan descriped on the following thread:

http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6132_102-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=324825&messageID=2969135&tag=commProfileMain%3bprofileBot


They both removed malware. Malwarebytes specifically was able to remove the trojan that was causing me problems beautifully.

But, now the AVG Resident Shield Alert keeps giving warnings that it is still finding "Trojan Horses".

It says that a "Trojan Horse SHeur2.NNM" is being found in "c:\System Volume Information\_restore..."

The first time I saw it it said the Process ID was "mmb"(I think) which I believe refers to Malwarebytes. Now it shows the same warning with a process ID of "1132".

If I try to remove the infection it says the files cannot be found and I also cannot find the c:\System Volume Information folder through explorer.

Can the two softwares run together? Is this just a glitch between the two softwares or should I be concerned?

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c:\System Volume Information\_restore
by Marianna Schmudlach / February 2, 2009 5:21 AM PST
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System Restore
by mmaness0 / February 2, 2009 5:43 AM PST

Do I need to re-run AVG/Malwarebytes in between turning the system restore off and turning it back on?

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Re: System Restore
by Marianna Schmudlach / February 2, 2009 6:12 AM PST
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No, NO need for it - do NOT forget to REBOOT your computer after you DISABLED system restore.

There is nothing wrong running AVG AND MBAM Wink

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Seemed to work...
by mmaness0 / February 3, 2009 10:57 AM PST
In reply to: Re: System Restore

...thanks again!

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(NT) You Are Very Welcome :)
by Marianna Schmudlach / February 3, 2009 11:00 AM PST
In reply to: Seemed to work...
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