Malwarebytes Installation

Malwarebytes is a free and easy to use program that can scan your computer for malicious software.

  1. Go to malwarebytes.org
  2. Click on "Free Download." 
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  3. Click "Download Now." 
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  4. Click "Run."
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  5. Click "OK." 
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  6. Click "Next." 
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  7. Select "I accept the agreement," and then select "Next." 
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  8. Click "Next." 
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  9. Select where you want to install the software (the default is c:/Program Files) and click "Next." 
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  10. Click "Next." 
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  11. Click "Next." 
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  12. Click "Install."
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  13. Click "Finish."
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  14. Malwarebytes should automatically update. Click "OK" when finished. 
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  15. Malwarebytes should now be up to date. You can now begin to choose your scan type that is shown below and click "Scan":

    Quick Scan- Scans the windows folder and temp folder

    Full Scan- Scans every folder on the computer

    Flash Scan – Ignore this; only for paid version 

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  16. When Malwarebytes has finished scanning, it will give you a list of malicious items found (if any). You can select which ones you want to remove or you can opt to remove all. A restart is required to completely remove all suspicious items.

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