By Kathleen Atkins
Installing Malwarebytes on a machine that’s already infected is like trying to install a deadbolt on a door thieves have already crashed through.
Or maybe the exercise works as a form of diagnostic testing — if you can’t run the antivirus software, you’ve got a virus.
You can ponder ideas such as these in Lounge member squire’s post, where helpful Lounge members discuss ways to get Malwarebytes to run on his machine. Find out what he’s tried on his way to reinstalling his operating system. More»
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The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions to which you might be able to provide responses:
☼ starred posts — particularly useful
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If you’re already registered, you can jump right into today’s discussions in the Lounge.
The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Kathleen Atkins is associate editor of Windows Secrets.