Deactivate the Malwarebytes for Windows Premium Trial

Document created by dshull Employee on May 9, 2017Last modified by jyamada on Apr 3, 2018
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To deactivate the 14-day Premium Trial of Malwarebytes for Windows, open the application, then go to the Settings > Account Details tab.  Deactivating the Premium Trial downgrades Malwarebytes for Windows to the free version.


  1. Open Malwarebytes for Windows.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. Click the Account Details tab.

  4. Click Deactivate Premium Trial.

  5. Click Yes to deactivate the Premium Trial.

  6. After you click Yes, a Premium Trial expired notification appears.
    Choose from one of the following options:
    1. To upgrade to Malwarebytes for Windows Premium, click Upgrade to real-time protection.
    2. To continue using the free version, click I don't need real-time protection.

  7. Click OK.

  8. To verify you are allowing Malwarebytes for Windows to make changes to your device, click Yes.


When the Premium Trial has been deactivated, you can continue to use the free version of Malwarebytes for Windows to scan your computer for malware.


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