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  1.    02 Sep 2017 #71
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    Get the same thing from wherever I try to run it, either place. UAC dialogue says it from an Unknown Publisher.
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  2.    02 Sep 2017 #72
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    Quote Originally Posted by CWGilley View Post
    Get the same thing from wherever I try to run it, either place. UAC dialogue says it from an Unknown Publisher.
    Unblock the .exe and see what UAC does.
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  3.    02 Sep 2017 #73
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    Using PowerShell (Admin) with "Unblock-File C:\Temp\adwcleaner_7.0.2.1.exe" it's unblocked yet still getting the same error & UAC message: Unsigned and from an Unknown Publisher.
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  4.    02 Sep 2017 #74
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    The actual file you downloaded. The one in your Downloads folder. Right click, properties, lower right > Unblock > apply. Run that one. Looks like this in your downloads folder. Don't know where your getting the C:\Temp\adwcleaner_7.0.2.1.exe. Should be a file (.exe) right in your Downloads folder:

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  5.    02 Sep 2017 #75
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    Clayton, I have to go for the night. I'll check back in the morning. If nothing works for that, delete it all and re-download it.

    Official link: Malwarebytes | AdwCleaner
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  6.    02 Sep 2017 #76
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    NO Unblock option and that is the downloaded file from https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewd.../1-adwcleaner/ "ToolsLib" web page, the page I'm sent to from the link in ADWC. Also get to that page from MWBAM link to download ADWC.

    EDIT:

    You won't believe this, but on the FOURTH download from that exact same web site it came in with no warnings and runs like it's supposed to. Guess I just needed someone to prod me for one more try.

    Thanks Tom Cat and have a good night. Now I'm gone to play with a 10 month old Grandson.
    Last edited by CWGilley; 02 Sep 2017 at 20:38.
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  7.    03 Sep 2017 #77
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    Quote Originally Posted by CWGilley View Post
    NO Unblock option and that is the downloaded file from https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewd.../1-adwcleaner/ "ToolsLib" web page, the page I'm sent to from the link in ADWC. Also get to that page from MWBAM link to download ADWC.

    EDIT:

    You won't believe this, but on the FOURTH download from that exact same web site it came in with no warnings and runs like it's supposed to. Guess I just needed someone to prod me for one more try.

    Thanks Tom Cat and have a good night. Now I'm gone to play with a 10 month old Grandson.
    I always download it from source site: Malwarebytes | AdwCleaner
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  8.    03 Sep 2017 #78
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    I always download it from source site: Malwarebytes | AdwCleaner
    Mike that sends you to toolslib where he down loaded it from
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  9.    03 Sep 2017 #79
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    Quote Originally Posted by CWGilley View Post
    NO Unblock option and that is the downloaded file from https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewd.../1-adwcleaner/ "ToolsLib" web page, the page I'm sent to from the link in ADWC. Also get to that page from MWBAM link to download ADWC.

    EDIT:

    You won't believe this, but on the FOURTH download from that exact same web site it came in with no warnings and runs like it's supposed to. Guess I just needed someone to prod me for one more try.

    Thanks Tom Cat and have a good night. Now I'm gone to play with a 10 month old Grandson.
    Gremlins, Clayton, just gremlins! Glad you got it worked out. Say "Hi!" to the Grandson.

    P.S. - When you can, run a full scan on C: with Defender or whatever AV you are using. What you just went thru is a little unusual. Just a sanity check. TC
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  10.    03 Sep 2017 #80
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    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    Gremlins, Clayton, just gremlins! ... TC
    LOL, no need to tell me about Gremlins. I'm an insulin dependent diabetic, know several of them little vermin by name.

    Good idea about the WD scan. Ran MBAM & ADWC and a WD Quick Scan. I'll light it off now and report back.
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