Category Archives: Computers

What the hell

Out of the blue, my Windows 7 computer decided that the OS wasn’t genuine… after 2 years.  I tried reactivating, and no joy. I headed to Microsoft Help, started a session with a tech. He rebooted the system with all … Continue reading

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The ongoing MalwareBytes Saga

After uninstalling, reinstalling, reactivating over and over again, I ended up getting error that I had exceeded the allotted number of activations, so I had to open a different support ticket, giving them the information regarding the above mentioned ‘over … Continue reading

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From the MWBs forum

I have been instructed to run MBCleaner… again. And do another clean install.. again. My response is as follows. My eyelid just started twitching.. I have to ask, please don’t take it personally, what is uninstalling MWBs with MWCleaner for … Continue reading

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Typed too soon

After Malwarebytes completed the scan, and I quarantined what I didn’t really want or need running, I apprehensively shut it down. Seems I was right to be apprehensive, because when I tried to start it again, it wouldn’t.  Tried rebooting … Continue reading

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Maybe I should be their tech support

After 18, yes 18, things from Malwarebytes tech support that didn’t work, and about the same from a MBWs forum, also didn’t work, over the course of two weeks,  with both places blaming OTHER software, and having me uninstall that … Continue reading

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Timing, huh?

Anyone else other than myself find the timing of Facebook trying to foist their fake ‘malicious software’ scanner/malware on me, less than 6 hours after I removed CryptoPreventer and Microsoft Security Essentials as instructed by tech support at Malwarebytes just … Continue reading

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Well, that was a first

In the ongoing saga that is Malwarebytes latest version not working right, I used their cleaner tool to un-install it yet again, rebooted yet again, and was greeted by “This Windows 7 installation isn’t genuine”  WTF??  2 years after I … Continue reading

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