Use Malwarebytes Chameleon to install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware on an already infected system
posted this on May 15, 2012 02:57 PM
Sometimes infections will prevent Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from being installed. This is one of the issues that Malwarebytes Chameleon was created to address.
Download Malwarebytes Chameleon from hereand extract it to a folder in a convenient location
Make certain that your PC is connected to the internet and then open the folder where you extracted Chameleon to and double-click on the Chameleon help file and then follow the onscreen instructions to use it.
If the Chameleon help file itself will not open, then double-click each file one by one until you find one that works, which will be indicated by a black DOS/command prompt window.
Follow the onscreen instructions to press a key to continue and Chameleon will proceed to download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for you
Once it has done this, it will attempt to update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, click OK when it says that the database was updated successful
Next, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will automatically open and perform a Quick scan
Upon completion of the scan, if anything has been detected, click on Show Result
Have Malwarebytes Anti-Malware remove any threats that are detected and click Yes if prompted to reboot your computer to allow the removal process to complete
After your computer restarts, open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and perform one last Quick scan to verify that there are no remaining threats