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My antivirus McAfee has started flagging processes as harmful after installing LaragonFull

Hello,
I am using Windows 10 Home Edition protected by McAfee antivirus.

After installing LaragonFull.exe using the URL: https://sourceforge.net/projects/laragon/files/releases/4.0/laragon-full.exe

My McAfee keeps showing this messaage: amsi-fileless.png

How to overcome this problem and get my PC to run properly?

One more that I have observed is that now I am not able to open Windows Start Menu by clicking on it and by pressing Win Key.

I am also not able to run any utility like Windows Commander, etc.. Why?

Please help me solve this problem.

Regards,

Yogesh Vachhani

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Allwyn_GI
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Re: My antivirus McAfee has started flagging processes as harmful after installing LaragonFull

@YogeshVachhani 

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused. As we observed from the screenshots, this prompt which appeared on the screen is from McAfee intrusion detection.

The intrusion detection is a feature from McAfee which will block any application that tries to access your computer. 

Please let us know the below information to look into this further.

What is the OS version?

What is the McAfee Version installed on your computer?

Were you able to scan your PC for virus without any issues?

If Yes, Please let us know any .exe files have been quarantined by McAfee?

Regards,

Allwyn I 

Re: My antivirus McAfee has started flagging processes as harmful after installing LaragonFull

Hello Allwyn,

I am using Win 10 Home edition.

McAfee 16.0 R29.

In Quick Scan McAfee did not find any Issues.

There are no files in Quarantine!

I am trying to attach a few screen shots for your reference.

 

Alberto780
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Hey, did you solve it? Got similar issue

Re: My antivirus McAfee has started flagging processes as harmful after installing LaragonFull

Hello,

It is partially solved after doing a full Scan of my system.

McAfee took around 5 hours to do full scan in my case.

Now some of the applications have started working.

Regards,

Yogesh Vachhani

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the same is happening after i updated to version 16.0 R29. I did not use LaragonFull but it happened. I can not open anything including notepad, calculator also (W10 v1909). Unable to uninstall using appwiz.cpl. Did system restore several times .tried multiple version of windows including 1909,1809 and 20h2 also. Contacted support but they failed to fix.

Please tell us if you are able to open all apps after doing a full scan?

Also please report the issue to the developers. Version R28 was running all ok.

mbr11001
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I am having the same problem. I have restored my system as well and still getting the problem. I have run full scans and the first one found a "js/falsealert.b" file and put it in quarantine and i deleted it. I have done hard reset to my computer per Dell (unplug everything from computer and let it sit and then restart) that let me get back into comoputer, but the problem of not being able to get into my programs returns. THe  mcafee pop keeps coming back saying its stopped something dangerous. I was on the phone with mcafee yesterday and they could not find anything wrong.

I am at a loss, McAfee and Dell cannot solve this. THis is a new computer that I have restored already trying to get it back and still no good.

When i turn off realtime scanning, i am able to work on my computer.

Pls advise

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Hi @mbr11001 ,

Sorry for the inconvenience caused, Please provide us with additional information so that we can look into this further.

  1. Please update your McAfee to the latest version
  2. Provide us with the screenshot of the application which you are trying to open when McAfee throws a prompt.
  3. Let us know the version of McAfee after updating.
  4. Apart from McAfee prompt does the application that you are trying to open throw any error message. 

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Allwyn I

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Hi thanks for quick response

I had the lastest version of mcafee live safe, all was up to date according to the mcafee tech who took over my computer for awhile yesterday. 

windows 10 if fully updated, 

the tech yesterday could not find anything SR-2894797248

i would get the pop saying preventing something dangerous and i could not open acrobat, quicken, settings, sometimes Edge or it wouldn't let me click on links

i found if i disabled realtime setting, i would be okay and have my computer back.

i just put realtime back on and lost my access again, so i uninstalled lifesafe and have defender running now. seems to be no problem with defender.

when i opened a program, it would say i didn't have access to it.

 

thanks for any help

Maureen

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here are some screen shots

 

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