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By the way, it also removed a number of trojans, ad-ware, other malware, etc. EDIT: Moved to a more appropriate forum Edited by quietman7, 11 February 2010 - PM. The Chameleon folder can be accessed by opening the program folder for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (normally C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware or C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware). Doing this is usually not advised as MBAM is designed to be at full power when running in normal mode and loses some effectiveness for detection & removal when used in safe mode.
For optimal removal, normal mode is recommended so it does not limit the abilities of MBAM.
The alert is a fake warning given by the rogue software which attempts to terminate tools that try to remove it.
If you see such a warning, leave the warning on the screen and then run Rkill again.
Without repairing the file association files will lose functionality.
If you are unable to run your programs you can also try this: Download There will be a list of RKill download links using different file extensions and renamed versions.
I have spent the last 2 days trying to fix this problem and this is the only thing that worked in removing the virus that was blocking from running.
Once it removed the virus, I was able to reinstall Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
By not closing the warning, this sometimes allows you to bypass the malware's attempt to protect itself so that Rkill can perform its routine.-- Some security tools may flag RKill as malware when renamed to iexplore.exe, explorer.exe, winlogon.exe, etc because they have definitions in place that flag reserved file names used outside their normal path.If you encounter such an alert when running Rkill, you can safely ignore it and continue to allow the program to run.".