Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility for business environments

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The Malwarebytes Support Tool Cleanup Utility removes Malwarebytes products, including their files, settings, and license information.  To remove Malwarebytes business software from a Windows endpoint, download the Cleanup Utility, then run the Cleanup Utility from the Command Prompt.

 

In the Command Prompt, you can use switches to specify how you want to remove the Malwarebytes software. A list of switches and instructions on how to use them are noted in this article.

 

To remove a Malwarebytes for Home product, refer to the article Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility download and instructions.  If you have any questions, see the Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility FAQs.

 

Download and run the Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility

 

  1. Download the latest version of the Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility.

  2. Open Command Prompt as an administrator.

  3. Enter the Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility file name.
    mbstcmd.exe

  4. Next to the file name, enter the switch you want to execute.
    For example, if you want to run the Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility, enter the command mbstcmd /y /cleanup.

 

 

Command line switches

Here is a list of switches you can use to execute the Malwarebytes Cleanup Utility:

  • /y
    • Accepts the EULA. Without this command you will not be able to run the tool. 
  • /cleanup
    • Uninstalls all versions of  Malwarebytes products it finds on the machine.
    • Does not reinstall or reactivate the Malwarebytes installation. 
    • Generates output (mbst-clean-results.txt) to the directory where the Cleanup Utility was run from. 
    • Forces a reboot to preform post-reboot cleanup. 
  • /noreboot
    • Prevents the forced reboot flag after cleanup.

 

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