Malwarebytes Chameleon

Chameleon, from MalwareBytes is a utility that allows you to run MalwareBytes Anti-Malware even if you have a malicious program running on your machine which will stop it from running conventionally. In the article below, we show you how! Do download a printable copy of these instructions Click Here

First of all you need to boot your machine into Safe Mode with Networking – This can be done through the Advanced Boot Options menu, which you can access by tapping F8 during computer startup.

  1. Right click your browser shortcut, and select Run As or Run as Administrator. This will open your browser and we can then download Chameleon

    Open Internet Explorer

    Open Internet Explorer

  2. Download Malwarebytes Chameleon from the below link, and extract it to a folder in a convenient location. DOWNLOAD MALWAREBYTES CHAMELEON   Remove Virus - Extract Chameleon
  3. Open the extracted folder, and Double Click the svchost.exe file. This should launch an MS-DOS window. If this does not launch Malwarebytes, try another one of the files within the extracted folder until you receive the MS-DOS window (See below).Remove Virsu - Open MS-DOS Window
  4. When prompted, Press any key to continue, and Chameleon will then begin the download of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. It will then update and prompt you when completed.Remove Virus - Update Malwarebytes
  5. Malwarebytes will then attempt to kill any malicious programs/processes that are running on your computer, and then launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware as normal!Remove virus - Stop malicious processes