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

Last Updated on April 16, 2020 by Next Century

  • Open Malwarebytes with your desktop icon 

  • If it is the first time you have run Malwarebytes, then it should look something like this.

    Note:  This example is for Malwarebytes Free version

  • 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

  • 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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