Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 7.0 Release Notes

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Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 7.0 released on July 17, 2017.


New features

  • New graphical interface (responsive and easier to use).
  • New database format, with concept of family.
  • Additional actions per family.
  • Most of JRT technology now included.
  • New database management system.
  • Use of a CDN to provide database downloads.
  • No longer dependent on 3rd parties dll.
  • In-App updater.
  • "Submit samples" menu entry.



  • Database 2017-07-17.1
  • Updated Generic detections.
  • All cleaning modules are more powerful against various system and permissions issues.
  • Remediation for browsers faster and no longer corrupt preferences.
  • Scan faster by 15 to 25%
  • Translations coverage improved.
  • Handling of process killing.
  • Quarantine format, now more robust.


Stability/ issues fixed

  • No longer dependant on sqlite3.dll
  • Fixed GUI not displaying any graphics in a few cases.