Panda Global Protection 2012

 

Panda Global Protection 2012

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in Panda Global Protection 2012:

  • Open Panda and click on Settings under the Protection section on the left hand side.
  • Click on Settings under the Threats to detect and Exclude section.
  • Click the Files tab and then click the Add button on this tab.
  • In the browse window that opens navigate to C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware Note: On 64 bit Windows versions this will be C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
  • Double-click on mbam.exe to add it to the exclusions.
  • Do the same for each of the following:
    • mbamgui.exe
    • mbamservice.exe
  • Then navigate to C:\Windows\System32\drivers
  • Double-click on mbam.sys to add it to the exclusions.
  • Once that is complete, click on OK to close the exclusions window.
  • Now click the Firewall tab located on the left hand side.
  • Under the Rules section, click the Top settings button next to “You can specific which programs can access the.”
  • A new window will open that has a list of the applications that have attempted to access the internet and how the program is allowing access.
    • Malwarebytes should be on this list.
    • If it is not, then you can add it by clicking the Add button.
  • Set the access to Allow Inbound and Outbound traffic and then click the OK button which will take you back to the Settings page.
  • Click on Apply at the bottom of the Settings window then click on OK
  • Close the Panda main window and restart your computer.

Set Exclusions for Panda Global Protection 2012 in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on Panda Security and click OK
    Note: For 64 bit Windows versions this will be C:\Program Files (x86)
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

Avira

 

Avira:

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in Avira on 32 bit Windows Versions:

  • Open Avira and click on Local Protection on the left
  • Click on Realtime Protection
  • Click on Configuration on the upper right
  • Click the checkbox next to Expert mode on the upper left so that it is checked
  • Under Guard, click the + next to Scan to expand the list
  • Click on Exceptions
  • Under Processes to be omitted by the Guard click the  button next to the blank white box
  • In the browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
  • Double-click on mbam.exe then click the Add button
  • Repeat steps 7-9 for the following files:
    • C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
    • C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
  • Click on Apply
  • Close Avira‘s window

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in Avira on 64 bit Windows Versions:

  • Open Avira and click on Local Protection on the left
  • Click on Realtime Protection
  • Click on Configuration on the upper right
  • Click the checkbox next to Expert mode on the upper left so that it is checked
  • Under Guard, click the + next to Scan to expand the list
  • Click on Exceptions
  • Under Processes to be omitted by the Guard click the  button next to the blank white box
  • In the browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
  • Double-click on mbam.exe then click the Add button
  • Repeat steps 7-9 for the following files:
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
  • Click on Apply
  • Close Avira‘s window

Set Exclusions for Avira in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on Avira and click OK
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

Avast! 6 (all consumer versions)

Avast! 6/7 and 8 (all consumer versions):

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in Avast! Antivirus 6 (Free, Pro and Internet Security):

  • Open Avast! antivirus and click on REAL-TIME SHIELDS on the left ( Version 8, click Security )
  • Click on File System Shield on the left and click on Expert Settings ( version 8, click Settings )
  • Click the Exclusions section
  • Click on Browse (version 7 & 8, click Add first) next to the blank entry at the bottom of the list (this will be the only entry if no other exclusions have been set yet)
  • In the Select the areas window click on the + next to C:
  • Click the + next to Program Files Note: For 64 bit Windows versions this will be Program Files (x86)
  • Click the box next to Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on OK
  • Click OK again
  • Click on Web Shield on the left and click Expert Settings
  • Click on Exclusions and check the box next to URLs to exclude:
  • Type or copy/paste the following address:*.mbamupdates.com

Also, for Avast! Internet Security and Avast Free:

  • Click on OK
  • Click on Behavior Shield on the left and click Expert Settings
  • Click on Trusted Processes
  • Click on Browse (version 7 & 8, click Add first ) next to the blank entry at the bottom of the list (this will be the only entry if no other exclusions have been set yet)
  • Navigate to C:Program Files\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click once on mbam.exe and click Open Note: For 64 bit Windows versions this will be Program Files (x86)
  • Do the same for the following files:
    • mbamgui.exe
    • mbamservice.exe
    • mbamscheduler.exe
  • Click on OK
  • Close Avast! antivirus

Set Exclusions for Avast! Antivirus Free, Pro and Internet Security in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click on the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on avast software and click on OK
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

BitDefender 2011 Products (all consumer versions)

 

BitDefender 2011 Products (all consumer versions):

Setting Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in BitDefender 2011 Products:

  • Open BitDefender
  • Click Options and select Expert View
  • Click on Antivirus on the left, then click on the Exclusions
  • Click the checkbox next to Exclusions are disabled so that it says Exclusions are enabled
  • Click the + on the upper right to add a new exclusion
  • Ensure Exclude by file/folder path is set, then click Next
  • Click Browse
  • Click the + next to My Computer or Computer
  • Click the + next to C:
  • Click the + next to Program Files Note: In 64 bit Windows versions this will be C:\Program Files (x86)
  • Click once on Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on OK
  • Repeat steps 5-9 and then click the + next to Windows
  • Click the + next to System32
  • Click the + next to drivers
  • Click once on mbam.sys and click on OK
  • click Next
  • click Finish
  • click Apply
  • In the Antivirus tab click on the Whitelist button on the bottom and add the following URL:data-cdn.mbamupdates.com
  • Click on Apply and then close the BitDefender window

Setting Exclusions for BitDefender 2011 Products in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on BitDefender and click OK
  • Click the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files\Common Files and click once on BitDefender and click OK
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

G Data Total Security 2011

G Data Total Security 2011:

Set Exclusions for G Data Total Security 2011 in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click on the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on G Data and click on OK
  • Click on the Add button again
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files\Common Files and click once on G Data and click on OK
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows XP:

  • Click Start and select My Computer
  • Click the Tools item from the menu at the top of the window (if you don’t see Tools press the Alt key on your keyboard and it will appear)
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure Show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, uncheck the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, uncheck the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in G Data Total Security 2011 in Windows XP:

  • Open G Data Total Security and click on Enabled (Both engines) to the right of where it says Virus monitor: and choose Enhanced…
  • Click on the Exceptions… button
  • Click on New… in the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click the Directory radio button and click the  next to the white box
  • In the Browse for Folder window click the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click the + next to Program Files
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder and click on OK
  • Click OK to close the Exception window
  • Click on New… in the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click the Directory radio button and click the  next to the white box
  • In the Browse for Folder window click the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click the + next to Documents and Settings
  • Click the + next to All Users
  • Click the + next to Application Data
  • Click once on Malwarebytes and click on OK
  • Click OK to close the Exception window
  • Click on New… in the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click the File radio button and type or copy/paste C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbam.sys and click on OK
  • Click OK to close the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click Apply in the Options window then click on OK

Reset Hidden Files and Folders in Windows XP:

  • Click Start and select My Computer
  • Click the Tools item from the menu at the top of the window (if you don’t see Tools press the Alt key on your keyboard and it will appear)
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start Posted Image button and select Computer
  • Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, uncheck the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, uncheck the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in G Data Total Security 2011 in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Open G Data Total Security and click on Enabled (Both engines) to the right of where it says Virus monitor: and choose Enhanced…
  • Click on the Exceptions… button
  • Click on New… in the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click the Directory radio button and click the  next to the white box
  • In the Browse for Folder window click the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click the + next to Program Files Note: This will be Program Files (x86) on 64 bit Windows versions
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder and click on OK
  • Click OK to close the Exception window
  • Click on New… in the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click the Directory radio button and click the  next to the white box
  • In the Browse for Folder window click the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click the + next to ProgramData
  • Click once on Malwarebytes and click on OK
  • Click OK to close the Exception window
  • Click on New… in the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click the File radio button and type or copy/paste C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbam.sys and click on OK
  • Click OK to close the Monitor exceptions window
  • Click Apply in the Options window then click on OK

Reset Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start Posted Image button and select Computer
  • Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure that Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

AVG Free 2011

AVG Free 2011:

Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows XP:

  • Click Start and select My Computer
  • Click the Tools item from the menu at the top of the window (if you don’t see Tools press the Alt key on your keyboard and it will appear)
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure Show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, uncheck the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, uncheck the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in AVG Free 2011 on Windows XP:

  • Open AVG and close the pop-up ad that shows up on the bottom of the screen then double-click on Resident Shield
  • Click on Tools at the top and select Advanced settings…
  • Click on Excluded Items under Resident Shield
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to My Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to Program Files
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to My Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to Documents and Settings
  • Click on the + next to Application Data
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add File button on the right and click on My Computer on the left
  • Double-click on your system drive (usually C:)
  • Double-click on Windows
  • Scroll to the right until you find the System32 folder and double-click on it
  • Double-click on the drivers folder
  • Scroll to the right until you find mbam.sys and double-click on it
  • Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the program window and then click on OK
  • Close the AVG window

Reset Hidden Files and Folders in Windows XP:

  • Click Start and select My Computer
  • Click the Tools item from the menu at the top of the window (if you don’t see Tools press the Alt key on your keyboard and it will appear)
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start Posted Image button and select Computer
  • Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, uncheck the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, uncheck the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in AVG Free 2011 in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Open AVG and close the pop-up ad that shows up on the bottom of the screen then double-click on Resident Shield
  • Click on Tools at the top and select Advanced settings…
  • Click on Excluded Items under Resident Shield
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to Program Files Note: This should be Program Files (x86) for 64 bit Windows versions.
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to ProgramData
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add File button on the right and click on Computer on the left
  • Double-click on your system drive (usually C:)
  • Double-click on Windows
  • Scroll to the right until you find the System32 folder and double-click on it
  • Double-click on the drivers folder
  • Scroll to the right until you find mbam.sys and double-click on it
  • Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the program window and then click on OK
  • Close the AVG window

Reset Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start Posted Image button and select Computer
  • Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure that Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for AVG Free 2011 in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click on the Add button
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on AVG and click OK
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

Kaspersky Antivirus and Kaspersky Internet Security

Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security:

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Anti-Virus on 32 bit Windows Versions:

  • Open Kaspersky and click on Settings in the upper right-hand corner
  • Click on the right-most icon in the upper left to access Detected Threats and Exclusion Rules
  • Under Exclusions click on Settings…
  • In the Trusted zone window that pops up click on the Trusted applications tab
  • Click on the Add button and select Browse
  • In the browse window that opens navigate to C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
  • Double-click on mbam.exe and in the window that pops up, click the box next to each of the items listed in the window so that they are all checked and click on OK
  • Do the same for each of the following:
    • mbamgui.exe
    • mbamservice.exe
    • mbam.exe
    • mbamscheduler.exe
  • Once that is complete, click on OK to close the exclusions window
  • Click on Apply at the bottom of the Settings window then click on OK
  • Close the Kaspersky main window

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Anti-Virus on 64 bit Windows Versions:

  • Open Kaspersky and click on Settings in the upper right-hand corner
  • Click on the right-most icon in the upper left to access Detected Threats and Exclusion Rules
  • Under Exclusions click on Settings…
  • In the Trusted zone window that pops up click on the Trusted applications tab
  • Click on the Add button and select Browse
  • In the browse window that opens navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
  • Double-click on mbam.exe and in the window that pops up, click the box next to each of the items listed in the window so that they are all checked and click on OK
  • Do the same for each of the following:
    • mbam.exe
    • mbamgui.exe
    • mbamscheduler.exe
    • mbamservice.exe
  • Once that is complete, click on OK to close the exclusions window
  • Click on Apply at the bottom of the Settings window then click on OK
  • Close the Kaspersky main window

Set Exclusions for Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click the Add button on the lower left
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on Kaspersky Lab and click OK
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

If needed you can add the following site to the Firewall or Site Blocking tools to allow updates for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

  • data-cdn.mbamupdates.com

Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

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