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Telling Malwarebytes Not to check jpg & picture during scan ?


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#1 auto78900

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Posted 21 July 2011 - 06:51 PM

Is it possible to set Malwarebytes Not to check jpg & picture during scan ?

Im using version 1.46

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Posted 21 July 2011 - 07:16 PM

Hello auto78900:

You really should update MBAM to the latest version: (1.51.1.1800).

You may then open the "Ignore List" tab and "Add" a folder where the JPEG file resides you wish to not scan. (Not recommended).

HTH :)

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Posted 21 July 2011 - 08:35 PM

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware does not actually check such files by default, it will however verify that such files are not actually executables in disguise, a tactic often used by malware to infect users.
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