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Dustin, Computer Support Specialist
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Combofix updated itself and then took a loooong time to get

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combofix updated itself and then took a loooong time to get to stage 41 and sat there for 45 mins. I closed the window and now am wondering what went wrong. It didn't write a log. It worked for me last year.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Dustin replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you.

Sometimes, updates simply dont update smoothly. Thats usually a sign you need to uninstall and reinstall the program.

So thats my first suggestion, go to your control panel, programs and features.

Uninstall combofix.. Once its removed. Restart the computer, and then download the newest version of combofix ( which should include the update ) You can get the newest version released March 19th here

Once downloaded, install it. And you should be good to go.

Let me know if you get stuck, or run into any issues.

I strive to provide great service, and greatly appreciate a rating of excellent ( 5 stars ) selected and submitted below this answer or at the top right of the screen. I always answer follow up questions.

Dustin S.

Senior Technician and Network Switching Systems Operator / Maintainer.