Cougar - Moderator
p/s: the system hang is caused by MBAM just now so I had to reboot ... arrghhh ...
I'd uninstall it, even if it's just temporarily as a troubleshooting step, see if that cures your problem. Then, go back to MBAM for support on the software you've paid for, or pursue a refund.
You said you'd run scans, but that might be for naught if your AV is SNAFUed by an infection. That's why I suggested an online scanner.
Thanks Cougar for your advice. Highly appreciated.
Yes, just did an Online scan as advised.
It crashed half way through the 1st scan with BSOD ... surprise, surprise.
I then tried it again in SafeMode with Network and downloaded latest definition and this time it managed to scan. Found two: Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask Application, but nothing serious as I did not even installed one of them. So deleted them. The Toolbar.Ask is harmless. Apart from that nothing else is found.
After that I check the Event Viewer to see what cause the BSOD with Online Scan ... lo and behold! ... it conflicted with other Anti-software I have real-time.
I am keeping MBAM but I think I will not enable the Real-Time protection (I do have the paid Pro version too by the way) to see how it goes ... arrgghh ... the Real-Time protection trial is going to end in 3 days.
I have a feeling that I will see Mac Mini on my desk in few weeks time ... arrghhh ... but will still keep messing with this one.
I am really fed up with all those virus/malware and anti-software that I need to install with Microsoft. Well, if there is no conflict I will stick with Microsoft but for now a major headache.
p/s: Mrs Toast what are you using now? PC or Mac?