Windows Action Center is a notification and monitoring center available in Windows 7 and newer operating systems. Earlier versions of Windows offer similar services known as Windows Security Center.
Is Malwarebytes compatible with the Windows Security Center?
Malwarebytes for Windows did not appear in the Windows Security Center as a recognized security solution primarily due to the fact that Malwarebytes was not considered an Anti-Virus replacement or designed to register with this framework.
Malwarebytes for Windows now has the capability to register in Windows Security Center, allowing users to configure Malwarebytes as their primary security solution, or to run alongside their third party antivirus application.
Configure the Windows Security Center setting for Malwarebytes
To configure Malwarebytes for Windows with the Windows Security Center:
- Open the Malwarebytes for Windows application.
- Click the Settings button on the right. Select the Security tab to locate Windows Security Center.
- Toggle to enable or disable registering Malwarebytes with the Windows Security Center.