How to scan your computer for malware with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

STEP 1.  Open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware with your desktop icon 

STEP 2.  If it is the first time you have run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware then it the screen should It should look something like this.

Step 3.  If the Updates do not have a green tick and say Current, then click on Updates to download the latest updates

Step 4.  Now click on Scan Now to begin scanning your computer for malware

You will then see the Threat Scan screen come up showing you the progress.

The scan can take anything from 5 minutes to a hour depending on the speed of your computer.

Step 5.  Once the scan is completed, you will see the Scan and Quarantine Complete if there are no threats found.  Then click Close

Otherwise, if a threat is found, you will be prompted to Quarantine the threat.  If Malwarebytes Anti-Malware prompts you to restart your computer, then do so to complete the threat removal.

 

 

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