Install Malwarebytes for Windows

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    Install the latest version of Malwarebytes for Windows using the instructions in this article.



    1. Download the latest version of Malwarebytes for Windows.
    2. Locate the downloaded file, mb3-setup-consumer-x.x.x.xxxx.exe. The x.x.x.xxxx represents the version of Malwarebytes for Windows.
      • In most cases, downloaded files appear in the Downloads folder.
    3. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-x.x.x.xxxx.exe to start the Malwarebytes for Windows Setup.
    4. When the User Account Control dialogue appears, click Yes.
      • User Account Control requires permission from an administrator to continue.

    1. Use the drop-down menu to select the setup language, then click OK.
      • The setup language may default to the language your computer uses.
    2. To install Malwarebytes for Windows and agree to the End User License Agreement, click Agree and Install.
      • Click Advanced Options to choose a different install location.

    1. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation is complete, click Finish to exit Setup.
    2. Malwarebytes for Windows opens automatically when installation is complete. 


    To use the Malwarebytes for Windows Premium features, you must purchase a Premium license then activate Malwarebytes for Windows Premium.


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