What to do if Malwarebytes for Windows is no longer installed after an update

Document created by parche Employee on Sep 5, 2017Last modified by jgolomb on Jan 30, 2019
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If you find Malwarebytes for Windows is no longer installed after consenting to the update notification depicted below, we recommend carrying out the following steps to get the latest version of Malwarebytes setup and running.




Download and install latest version of Malwarebytes on Windows device

  1. Download the setup file for the latest version of Malwarebytes for Windows using the link below.
    Direct download link for Malwarebytes for Windows

  2. Run the downloaded mb3-setup-consumer-x.x.x.xxxx.exe file directly from within your browser or by opening your Downloads folder and double-clicking the file.

  3. Follow the installer prompts to install the latest version of Malwarebytes for Windows.

  4. Once Malwarebytes for Windows is installed, activate your Premium license if you have one. For details on how to do so, refer to Activate Malwarebytes Premium on Windows device.

  5. You will now need to setup your desired Malwarebytes for Windows configuration by opening the Settings menu and adjusting where necessary. If you intend on leaving the product with default settings, no further action is required.


There are some instances that are a little more complex. If a reinstall did not help, please refer to Upload logs to your ticket using the Malwarebytes Support Tool.