Uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac v3

Document created by parche Employee on Aug 11, 2017Last modified by jgolomb on Dec 2, 2019
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To uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac, you can simply uninstall the program through the Mac's Help menu, or download and run our uninstall tool to remove every Malwarebytes program file and component.


Uninstall Malwarebytes for Mac through the Help menu

  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 Mac's password.

  7. Click OK.


Uninstall all Malwarebytes software from Mac computer

You can download our uninstall tool to remove Malwarebytes software from your Mac computer. This includes Malwarebytes for Mac, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, and any Malwarebytes Business products.

  1. Click the Mac uninstall script to download the tool.

  2. In your Downloads folder, locate Uninstall_MWB.

  3. Double-click Uninstall_MWB to run the Malwarebytes removal tool.

  4. A window displays "Uninstall_MWB" is an application downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it? Click Open to continue.
    Image of open file confirmation window in Mac.

  5. A window asks if you wish to proceed with removing all Malwarebytes software from your Mac. Click Yes to consent.
    Image of Uninstall Malwarebytes window prompting consent to remove software.

  6. Enter your Mac's password, then click OK.
    Image of window asking for Mac User Name and Password to allow Uninstall_MWB to clean Malwarebytes software from Mac computer.
    Uninstall_MWB runs and removes Malwarebytes for Mac from your computer.

  7. When the uninstall completes, click OK.
    Image of Uninstall Completed window on Mac computer.


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.  To search for Malwarebytes, refer to Apple's article Mac Basics: Spotlight helps you find what you‘re looking for.


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