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Scan specific files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Document created by dshull Employee on May 12, 2017Last modified by jgolomb on Nov 30, 2018
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One of the best features of any Scan and Remediation software is the ability to scan specific files on our computers. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has this features too, and by default this feature is turned on. Here are some brief directions on how to use it.


Scan a specific file, folder, drive, or group of files with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

  1. Navigate to the file, folder, or other item you wish to scan.

  2. Right-click the item, and then click Scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.


If you do not have this option, you can enable the right-click scan option by following these instructions:

  1. Open MBAM v.2.x

  2. Click Settings General Settings.

  3. Click Yes for Explorer context menu entry.

  4. Close MBAM v.2.x.