How to install or update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

NOTE:  This guide is for version 4.0.4, you might be installing or updating a newer version than this but the guide should still be relevant.

STEP 1.  Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware installation file for Windows which is called MBSetup.exe

STEP 2.  Once the file has downloaded, run the file to start the installation.

Note:  If the Open File – Security Warning appears, click Yes

STEP 3.  Select whether you are installing on a Personal Computer or Work Computer and then click on Continue

STEP 4.  Click on Install

You will then see the Installing Screen

STEP 5.  Once installed, you will see the Welcome to Malwarebytes and then click Get Started 

STEP 6.  Next choose whether you want the Malwarebytes Free or Malwarebytes Premium which includes a 14-day trial.

STEP 7.  You will then be prompted to enter your email address to signup for the Malwarebytes newsletter which is optional.  Then click on Open Malwarebytes to continue.

STEP 8.  You have successfully installed Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and now might be a good time to do your first Malware scan, click on Scan

Want to know what the differences are between Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free and Premium?

If you want to downgrade to just the free version of Malwarebytes, refer to this guide: How to Deactivate Premium Trial in Malwarebytes

For further help with scanning your computer, go look at Scan Your Computer For Malware with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware


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