Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 6013 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.31
  • Total Downloads:
    130,827,888
  • Date Added:
    December 03, 2008
  • File Size:
    18.91MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    90,611
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008

Editors' Review

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a surprisingly effective freeware antimalware tool. It's a relatively speedy malware remover, with the quick scan taking about 10 minutes. The heuristics engine proved on multiple computers during empirical testing that it was capable of determining the difference between false positives and dangerous apps.

The app has some nice features rolled in, too. It supports multiple drive scanning, context menu options including a scan-on-demand for individual files, and the FileAssassin option under the More Tools section for removing locked files. The interface is simple, but pleasant-looking and well-organized. Tabs live just below the oversized logo, with few options per tab to keep down the clutter. The installation process was fast enough, but interestingly offered up the well-kept changelog and an instant definition file update.

Do note that the real-time protection is restricted to the paid version, as is the scheduler for updates and scans. Overall, though, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a responsive malware remover that does what it should with a minimum of fuss.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.7

    out of 129 votes

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    4.4

    out of 6013 votes

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    "Excellent, and the best of the rest"

    October 18, 2014   |   By georgesorina1

    Version: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0.3.1025

    Pros

    It gets it (adware and spyware) every time

    Cons

    none, and I have been using for more then a year

    Summary

    The best out of everything that is up there.

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    General
    Publisher Malwarebytes
    Publisher web site http://www.malwarebytes.org
    Release Date December 03, 2008
    Date Added December 03, 2008
    Version 1.31
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Anti-Spyware
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows
    Additional Requirements Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista/2008 Server
    Download Information
    File Size 18.91MB
    File Name mbam-setup-2.0.3.1025.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 130,827,888
    Downloads Last Week 90,611
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Protection module disabled
    Price Free

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