How to install or update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

NOTE:  This guide is for version 3.7, 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

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.  On the Select Setup Language, English is currently the only option so click on OK to continue


STEP 4.  Select whether you are installing on a Personal Computer or Work Computer and then click on Continue

Note:  If you select Work Computer you are most likely then not entitled to have a free licence.

STEP 5.  Click on Agree and Install

You will then see the Installing Screen

STEP 6.  Click on Finish to complete the installation or update

STEP 7.  You will then see the Malwarebytes 3 14-day Premium trial screen, click on Get Started to continue.

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

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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