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.

Note:  This example is for Malwarebytes Free version

Step 3.  Now click on Scan to begin scanning your computer for malware.  You will then see the Threat Scan screen come up showing you the progress.

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

Step 4.  Once the scan is completed, you will see the Threat Scan Summary if there are no threats found, click on Done

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

 

 

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