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I load MBAM on all my clients' computers, too, and it is the first thing I run when they report "weird things" happening. I haven't had it loaded at startup, however, believing that multiple anti-malware programs would be likely to be in conflict. That brings me to MY conflict: Matthew seems to be distinguishing "virus" from "malware," and several of the comments seem to indicate that others are confused as well. Ever since the term "malware" came into use, I have thought of it as a handy generic term that included viruses, trojans, key-stroke loggers, phishing, drive-by insertions, and any other generally malicious 'ware, whatever the source. Actually, I've found it very handy because I can use the one collective term to explain the need for Anti-Malware programs to my customers. Meanwhile, back in the commercial world, programs like Norton lump viruses, trojans, spyware, adware, rootkits, etc. (all of which are malicious, in my book) into the definition of "anti-virus." So, while it is nice to know that MBAM can coexist with some of the other anti-virus programs, I use it to find viruses, trojans, and any other malware that the other programs miss, which it does do. So, to have what MBAM does distinguished from what anti-virus programs do is a bit confusing. Am I missing something?