Uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac

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The instructions in this article guide you through uninstalling Malwarebytes for Mac and removing the application from your computer.



The instructions differ depending on the version of Malwarebytes for Mac you have installed.


To find the version of Malwarebytes for Mac, do the following:

  1. Open Malwarebytes for Mac.
  2. On the menu bar, click Malwarebytes.
  3. Click About Malwarebytes.
  4. An About Malwarebytes window appears with your Malwarebytes for Mac Version Information.


Uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac v3.1

  1. Open Malwarebytes for Mac.
  2. On the menu bar, click Help.
  3. Click Uninstall Malwarebytes.
  4. A prompt appears with the following message, "This will completely remove the Malwarebytes software. Are you sure you wish to proceed?".

  5. Click Yes.
  6. Enter your password.
  7. To uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac, click OK.


Uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac v3.0

  1. Download the Malwarebytes for Mac v3.0 uninstaller.
    • The file name of the uninstaller is Remove_Malwarebytes_Mac_3.0.zip.
  2. Locate the downloaded file.
    • In most cases, files are downloaded into the Downloads folder.
  3. Double-click Remove_Malwarebytes_Mac_3.0.zip.
  4. To uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac, click OK.



To confirm Malwarebytes for Mac is no longer installed on your computer, search for Malwarebytes.  If Malwarebytes for Mac does not appear, it was removed from your computer.


Tip: To search for Malwarebytes, see how to search with Spotlight.


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