|Is the icon showing on the TaskBar a red shield with a white x in the middle?|
If it is...
Click the Start button and select Control Panel
In Control Panel click the Security Center Icon.
On the left of the window you will see a list of options. Click on: Change the way security Center alerts me option.
In the Security Center Alert settings windows you have three options:
* Auto Updates
* Virus Protection
Remove the check mark from these options if you do not want to be alerted
Is the icon gone from the tray?
To be safe, rather than sorry, can you post the Malwarebytes report showing the malware files?
You can get the report by going to the Logs tab.