• Received a website blocked notification

    A website blocked notification appears when malicious website (web) protection detects a website, URL, or IP address that is suspicious or known to contain malware.  Web protection is a feature ava...
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  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium blocks peer-to-peer programs

    When using a peer-to-peer (P2P) program such as Skype, BitTorrent, and Vuze, you may see Malicious Website Blocked notifications from Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium.  It's normal for Malicious Website Blo...
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  • Add Web Exclusions for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium v2.x blocks malicious websites, IP addresses, and processes that attempt to pass through your Internet connection.  If Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium blocks a w...
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  • Find my Premium license key

    If you purchased your Premium license key from Malwarebytes directly, you can use the instructions below to retrieve your license key and confirmation email.   Purchase Lookup Malwarebytes uses the paym...
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  • How-To: Use the Malwarebytes Clean Uninstall Tool

    Malwarebytes Clean Uninstall Tool (MB-Clean)   Sometimes we run into problems with the software that are caused by corruption or leftover items associated with Malwarebytes software. This can be remedied by usin...
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  • Self Protection preventing upgrade from 2.x to 3.2

    When upgrading from Malwarebytes Anti-Malware v2.2 to Malwarebytes for Windows v3.2 you may get an error message during the upgrade that looks like:     This message during set up will stop the set up and...
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  • What is the self-protection module and why should I enable it?

    The Self-Protection module is a component of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware that protects the software from unauthorized changes by other programs on the system. There is also an ability to start this protection ...
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  • How does the change to Malwarebytes 3 affect my Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium subscription?

    We released a new version of our software in December and it is a combination of our two core technologies with the inclusion of our newest technology, Anti-Ransomware. With the new protection features we have changed...
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  • How-To: Scan a specific file, folder, drive, or group of files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

    One of the best features of any Scan and Remediation software is the ability to scan specific files on our computers. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has this features too, and by default this feature is turned on. Here are...
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  • How-To: Upgrade Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or Anti-Exploit to Malwarebytes 3?

    Users of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version 2.2.1 and older or MBAE 1.09 and older should upgrade to Malwarebytes 3 (version [3.1.2]) as of its [5/10/2017] release date. Malwarebytes 3 Premium combines all of our mal...
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  • How-To: Submit suspected malware file to Malwarebytes

    Have you ever come across a suspicious file that you were unsure of? Sure! A lot of us have. Most of the time, we just delete them and move on with out lives. There is an alternative to just deleting and moving on. Ou...
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  • What are the recommended settings in advanced settings for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0?

    Clicking Recommended Settings under Advanced Settings in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) v.2.x will automatically change the settings to suggested settings which will provide optimal protecti...
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  • Why does my computer freeze after I install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

    Your computer may freeze after installing Malwarebytes Anti-Malware due to resource conflicts that occur when the computer starts up. To work around this, you may need to delay Malwarebytes Anti-Malware's realtime Pro...
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  • Why is scan for rootkit off by default?

    Scan for rootkit is disabled by default because rootkit scanning takes substantially longer - it is a more thorough and essentially deeper scan of your system. However, rootkit scanning is an important part of th...
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  • How do I schedule a scan or update in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

    Scheduling a scan or an update is only available for  Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Trial or Premium users. The steps to add a scheduled scan or update for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0 are below.   To create a ...
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  • Why does Malwarebytes Anti-Malware seem to randomly scan the system?

    If Malwarebytes Anti-Malware appears to be scanning your system at random times, please make sure you do not have a scheduled scan enabled.   To verify your Scheduled Scans, please do the following: Launch ...
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  • How do I disable notifications in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    To disable notifications when Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium blocks a file or website: Open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware v.2.x Click Settings -> General Settings Change Notifications to ...
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  • What are the different scan options in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware v.2.x has three different scan options for user to choose from; these are described below.     Threat Scan: Threat Scans will scan the most common areas where malware is dete...
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  • How-to: Stop Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from blocking/scanning a file or program.

    We have all run into this before, where our anti-virus or security software is blocking or attempting to remove a file/program that we, as a consumer, feel are trusted items.   This stems from companies having d...
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  • Why am I unable to click "Check for updates" in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

    If you are unable to click Check for updates in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then you must run the program as an administrator.   To run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware as an administrator: For Windows Vista through 10...
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