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Malwarebytes deletes excel.exe

Hello all - I use malwarebytes and it is a terrific program, but every time I run a scan it deletes excel.exe.  I have to restore it back so that the program returns and is useful.  Any fix for this?  Windows XP Professional.  Microsoft Office 2007.  

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Sudeep Sharma

8/22/2022 - Mon
Brian Pierce

I suspect that Excel.exe is infected - try replacing it with excel.exe from another source

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If Excel is indeed infected, it may be pertinent for you to use a tool such as NOD32 online scanner to remove the infection differently. Note: Many antivirus have different removal procedures.


I would recommend running it in safe mode:

Sudeep Sharma

Please follow the advice from younghv and post the excel.exe to website. You may also try few other website and submit the excel.exe to check if it is infected.



They would let you know if the file is harmful.

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