Limit user access for Malwarebytes Premium on Windows device

Document created by dshull Employee on May 10, 2017Last modified by jgolomb on May 15, 2019
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You can limit user access to specific features in Malwarebytes Premium on Windows devices. When users are limited, your Malwarebytes Premium features are password protected. Malwarebytes Premium allows you to choose which features you want to password protect and configure a password. To configure your user access settings, go to the Settings > Application tab.

 

Configure User Access settings

  1. Open Malwarebytes.

  2. Click Settings, then the Application tab.
    Image of Application tab under the Settings menu of Malwarebytes on Windows device.

  3. Scroll down to User Access.
    Image of User Access menu item under the Settings tab of Malwarebytes for Windows devices.

  4. Turn on Limit access to Malwarebytes features to all users on this system.
    Switch the toggle to the On position.
    Image of User Access menu item under the Settings tab of Malwarebytes for Windows devices.

  5. Click Edit User Access.
    Image of Edit User Access button under the Settings tab of Malwarebytes on Windows devices.

  6. In the Edit User Access Policy window, specify a password, then confirm that password.
    Image of the Edit User Access Policy in Malwarebytes for Windows devices.

  7. To choose which features you want to restrict, use the checkboxes provided.
    Image of Edit User Access Policy menu in Malwarebytes on Windows device.

  8. Click OK to save the policy, then restart your computer.

 

The User Access Policy is activated as soon as the computer is restarted.  You may only have one User Access Policy at any given time.

 

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