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I have the Win 7 Anti virus malware and have tried downloading the Free Malwarebytes and it takes me to another site called Is this supposed to happen?


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Hi AmyLou -

Yes, Major geeks are one of the download sites used for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware -

Please be careful to only click on the Malwarebytes Download link -

You may also be directed to Softpedia or CNet for download links, and this is quite normal -

Thank you for asking -

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You are welcome.

Please post back with any other questions you may have - :)

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Well, :blink: , I do have a question and will fully admit I am not very computer literate.

When trying to run the malwarebytes it prompts the window "choose the program you want to use to open this file" which is the screen that won't let me open the internet...

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What is the name of the file tat you are trying to open?

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