Upgrade to the latest version of Malwarebytes for Windows

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Malwarebytes recommends you upgrade to and run the latest version of our products.  To see a complete history of product changes, updates, and fixes, go to Release History.


Upgrade Malwarebytes for Windows

  1. Open Malwarebytes for Windows.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. Click Application, then view the Application Updates section.

  4. Click Install Application Updates.

  5. Malwarebytes for Windows displays a window and starts searching for updates.

  6. After you see Progress: Updates successfully downloaded, click OK to continue.
    If the window says are no updates available, click OK to exit.

  1. Click Yes to install a new version of Malwarebytes for Windows.
    Malwarebytes dialogue displays, "A new version of Malwarebytes is ready to be installed. Install now?

  2. When the User Account Control window appears, click Yes.

  3. Use the drop-down menu to select the setup language, then click OK.
    The setup language defaults to the language your computer uses.

  4. 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.


Install Malwarebytes for Windows

If you are unable to upgrade Malwarebytes for Windows, you may try installing Malwarebytes for Windows.  


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