Malwarebytes Techbench USB (Legacy) care and maintenance

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Malwarebytes Techbench USB (Legacy) is now End of Life (EOL).  To read our End of Life announcement and frequently asked questions, refer to our announcement,  Malwarebytes Techbench USB (Legacy) End of Life announcement.


Like most USB drives, there are procedures you should consider to help take care of the device and prevent it from corruption or physical damage.  To help extend the life of your Malwarebytes Techbench USB (Legacy), refer to the care and maintenance suggestions below.


Care and maintenance for the Techbench USB (Legacy)

When using your Techbench USB drive, take the following into consideration:

  • Before you remove the Techbench USB from a computer, always eject the USB first.
  • Do not use force to bend or pull on the drive.
  • Store your Techbench USB a safe location where the USB can avoid physical damage.
    In this location, make sure you cannot drop or crush the USB.
  • Keep the Techbench USB in a cool, dry place and away from heat.


If you follow the recommendations to take care of your Techbench USB (Legacy), you can extend its life and help prevent the USB from breaking.  Should your Techbench USB become damaged, but it is physically intact, refer to the article Repair a Techbench USB (Legacy) that is not physically damaged.


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