Why am I unable to click "Check for updates" in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

Document created by dshull Employee on May 12, 2017Last modified by jyamada on Jun 11, 2017
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If you are unable to click Check for updates in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then you must run the program as an administrator.


To run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware as an administrator:

For Windows Vista through 10:

  1. Right-click the icon you use to normally launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware;
  2. Click Run as Administrator;
  3. Click Yes on the prompt.

For Windows XP:

  • You will need to log in as an account that has administrator access