Every now and then WSA will abruptly termiante and restarts. The only way I know this has happened is when I look in the Windows 7 Event Viewer as it shows as an application error. I do not have the "exception code," but will the next time it takes place. However, has anybody had this general experience before? Have Windows 7 (SP1 - 64 bit) with the Windows firewall operating, but not the Windows Defender (disabled). Have Malwarebytes, but it is not loaded as anytime unless I manually choose to run a scan, then I finish and exit the program from the tray and memory when complete.
BTW, I have uninstalled and reinstalled several times, but it really doesn't help this issue. Comes back at random times...perhaps 2-3 times per week, but as mentioned, always restart so I am not without protection. I do have it set for "Boot Scan" so perhaps that might have soemthing to do with this behavior...not sure, but I do not think that has anything to do with it as the "abrupt termination" is after I am running for maybe an hour or more...never know when it will happen.
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I don't want any log. That information in my post shows you how the command prompt retreives the CBS.log and places a copy on the desktop which is named cbs.txt You only use this code when Webroot tech support wants a copy of your log or you could let Weroot use their gathering utility to obtain your log.
I hope this clears up any misunderstanding.
No Webroot didn't ask me to do it, I know how to do that. I know they have there own way of gathering log(s). The last time Webroot used the gathering tool for me, apparently it gave them all the logs, not just the cbs.log (meaning they have to go thru and pick out the cbs.log file) So, I just put the text file (thru code) on the desktop when Webroot request the log. ;)
No the above? I'm confused as to why? Did webroot ever ask you to do this? I have never seen it or ever been ask to do the above? If Webroot wants Logs they have there own Log Gathering Untility. Did you know?
OK...I get it!~ Just the Event Viewer description. Unfortunately or fortunately (depends upon one's point of view), I have not had another episode of WSA terminating and then restarting. However, when I do, I will certainly capture that description and email it along to you. One thing, I have taken WSA out of the "Boot at Startup" mode and the isse seems to have stopped happening. Perhaps I speak too quickly and it will happen at the next bootup with it in the usual "Scan everyday" mode.
Event Viewer? No never had been asked. I saw your earlier post regarding the event viewer. The question is, What led them to go there? I agree with you that it would make one self crazy looking in there. :D
I got the latest CBS.log (actually named CbsPersist_20161122025102.log by the Windows) and it is HUGE (9.16Mbytes ZIPPED!). Are you sure you will want this?
copy the following code which brings a copy of your cbs.log to your desktop. This will make it easier for you to upload to Tech Support.
1) copy %windir%logscbscbs.log %userprofile%Desktopcbs.txt
(highlight and copy the entire code above including the word copy)
2) Right click on the windows key.
3) click on Command Prompt (Admin)
4) you will see this prompt C:WINDOWSsystem32>
5) Press the right side of your mouse or laptop pad to insert ------> copy %windir%logscbscbs.log %userprofile%Desktopcbs.txt after system32>
6) press enter this will copy the cbs log file to your desktop and is named cbs.txt
(this is the file that Tech Support will need you to upload)
After pressing enter this is what you will see:
C:WINDOWSsystem32>copy %windir%logscbscbs.log %userprofile%Desktopcbs.txt
1 file(s) copied.
7) when finished press enter again and type the word exit which will get you out of the command prompt
Hope this helps. Please post back here with any questions you may have,
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I have to admit that I have never ever come across this happening before in all of the years I have run WSA on my system be it XP, Windows 7 or now under WIndows 10.
I am convinced that your running of MBAM as you do would not cause the issue...the two applications are known to play well together.
The fact that yo are seeing something in the Event Viewer may or may not be relevant as in truth it can over egg the pudding sometimes. The next time it happens please start the Task Manager and check to see if the WSA-related processes are running:
If you do find them then in fact WSA has not stopped running...but either way my recommendation would be that you Open a Support Ticket and provide the details that you have hear to the Support Team...they will be best placed to review logs and get you to carry out more detailed logging of WSA on your system, and hopefully then identify & remedy the cause of the issue for you.
Please do keep us posted on what transpires as this sort of feedback is of great use to us in looking to help members coming with similar issues in the future.