Manual Download of Database Out of Date

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i have a friend who has a version of Thinkpoint which prevents him from updating the

database while using the internet. i found a link for him for a manual download which

we could put on a flash drive (as we did mbam-setup). however, the date of the definitions

seems to be about a month and half out of date (10/14 or so). is it possible to get

a current download. thanks.

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Manual Update of Definition Database

The update link does not get updated too often, but you can copy the rules file from your computer and put it on the flash drive, then copy it to his computer by following the steps below....

If you cannot update the database to the latest version within the MBAM window, you may follow the instructions below and update it manually:

ISSUE: I need to get the latest database onto a computer that cannot access the Internet.

SOLUTION: You can manually copy the database from a working computer using a flash drive or CD onto the infected PC. Our database file is stored in the following locations.

  • Windows XP and 2000
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\rules.ref
  • Windows Vista and Windows 7:
  • C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\rules.ref

You can also download a manual update from HERE -

***NOTE: This manual update will always be way behind in version level compared to updates from within the program.

**NOTE: Please note though that this should be a last resort and if at all possible you should attempt to download updates from within the program.

Once the system is clean and stable again you should update again from within the program.

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a version of Thinkpoint which prevents him from updating
Hi and Welcome -

If the instructions left by Advisor Firefox , are not enough then please read on -

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