Received type initiator error in the Malwarebytes Management Console

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When a Malwarebytes Endpoint Security administrator logs into the Malwarebytes Management Console, the following error may display.

The type initiator for '<Module>' threw an exception.


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Cause of issue

This error is usually caused by a missing dynamic-link library (.dll) from an update or initial install of Microsoft .NET Framework. In particular, this issue may occur after installing Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.7 on your machines.



Try to Uninstall and Reinstall .NET on the machine that the issue persists on. 


For more information, see these Microsoft support articles: