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So I just did my weekly MBAM scan and it just registered two threats. Ten seconds later, MSE pops up and say "Security Essentials detected 2 potential threats and suspended them". Yeah...


So apparently MSE can piggyback off of MBAM's scan to detect threats? I don't get it.
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Or maybe

MSE discovered the two threats and let you know? MSE is one os MS best products, they usually pick up most things, so you can't bash them that much.wink.gif
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Most likely as MBAM scanned the files, MSE's realtime protection was triggered.
    
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No, I'm not bashing MSE, just used that title to get people to read. I'm just saying the timing is pretty damn suspicious in that it detected the threats ten seconds after a manual MBAM scan did.


EDIT: Crap, there's more. Need to be more careful with my porn I guess...
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Where were the threats located? MSE probably picked them up the second that MBAM tried to access them. Had you done a Full Scan with MSE recently?
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Heh...caught it sleeping on the job
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Maybe that is the case but MSE is still a damn good free product from MS. However the timing does seem suspicious, yes.
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Where were the threats located? MSE probably picked them up the second that MBAM tried to access them. Had you done a Full Scan with MSE recently?

Scan is still running, and yeah it's a full scan. Normally I just do a quick scan, but I got an odd Windows error a few minutes ago and ran a full scan to be safe. 5 threats and still scanning... sigh
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No, I'm not bashing MSE, just used that title to get people to read. I'm just saying the timing is pretty damn suspicious in that it detected the threats ten seconds after a manual MBAM scan did.
EDIT: Crap, there's more. Need to be more careful with my porn I guess...

And some people think they can browse without A/V. rolleyes.gif
lol.
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Lol same thing happened to me with AVG and MSE, but MSE takes a little more time then paid for A.V. It will detect a threat when it is active, in fact i have a script saved in my storage drive i wrote as a joke for my friend, and when AVG does a scan its completely skipped over, as soon as i run it to test it out AVG and MSE kicks in and quarantines it
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