How-To: Install Malwarebytes for Windows

Document created by dshull Employee on May 10, 2017Last modified by parche on Aug 4, 2017
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A lot of times some customers are unsure of how to get their software back. Either they need to add an additional computer to their license or they are installing for the first time. This article will show you how to download and install Malwarebytes 3.The instructions below will use a direct download link, but the software is available to download on our website as well. All our downloads are for the FREE version and you will need to activate your License to UNLOCK the premium features from the base FREE version. We have an article for activating (How-To: Activate Malwarebytes 3 Licenses).


To install Malwarebytes:

  1. Download Malwarebytes 3 by clicking here. Make sure to pick a download location where you can find the setup file after it downloads.
  2. Run the file once the download completes.
  3. Choose Yes if the User Account Control dialog appears
  4. The installer will take you through a few options that you may want to configure. If you don't understand a particular screen, we recommend just clicking Next to use the default settings.
  5. At the end of the install, just click Finish and Malwarebytes 3 will automatically start.