Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.50
  • Total Downloads:
    130,827,888
  • Date Added:
    November 30, 2010
  • File Size:
    18.91MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    90,611
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

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

    4.4

    out of 125 votes

    • 5 star 73
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    • 3 star 6
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    • 1 star 4
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    out of 6013 votes

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    • 4 star 1404
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    • 2 star 133
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5 stars

"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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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.50
Version 1.50 allows to add files and folders to the ignore list manually; features ability to schedule and unschedule scans and updates from the command line (paid version only), and ability to include or exclude potentially unwanted programs (PUP), potentially unwanted system modifications (PUM), and peer-to-peer software (P2P) from scans and protection module detections, also ability to scan system startup locations for improved detection and to target persistent malware that may be obstructing removal; adds One-touch easy-to-use option to keep protection up-to-date automatically (paid version only).
General
Publisher Malwarebytes
Publisher web site http://www.malwarebytes.org
Release Date November 30, 2010
Date Added November 30, 2010
Version 1.50
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000
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
Limitations Realtime protection disabled
Price Free

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