Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.35
  • Total Downloads:
    130,827,888
  • Date Added:
    March 26, 2009
  • File Size:
    18.91MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    90,611
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 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 8 minutes even with other high-resource programs running. 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 including networked drives, 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

    4.6

    out of 57 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 March 26, 2009
    Date Added March 26, 2009
    Version 1.35
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Anti-Spyware
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows
    Additional Requirements None
    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 to try
    Limitations Realtime protection disabled
    Price $24.95

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