I having problems running exe files. An application not found error comes up. When I tried to run msconfig.exe to run a clean boot an error came up saying application not found. This problem occurs in both normal and safe modes.
Try Safe Mode with networking - repeatedly tap F8 as you boot up.
The top two methods allow the scanners to run and/or get AV.exe out of the way or removal.
CTRL SHIFT ESC - Task Manager OR Right Click the TaskBar - Task Manager
Processes tab - End Process on AV.EXE and then proceed with the Uninstall Guide.
If needed use Start - Computer OR Windows Explorer to navigate to
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbam.exe or where ever it is installed at - if
needed Right Click the Malwarebytes - Properties - Shortcut tab - target line to see where it
Right Click on it and Rename it to ZZMbam.COM (or anything different than it is now) and
then double click on it and run it that way. You can rename it back later. Do similar with
other programs as needed. Use this method for others as needed - DO NOT ASSUME any
one program removes it all or that there is not other malware involved. Use the .COM
extension as this malware prevents .EXE from running.
Download - SAVE - go to where you put it - Right Click on it - RUN AS ADMIN
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