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Malwarebytes 3.0 - Android|Mac|Windows

Model: MAL951800F111SKU: 5797002

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 196 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Comprehensive Layers of SECURITY Added to Your PC

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    pauldar
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    I was a loyal user of Malwarebytes in the past, but not for last several years. I just assumed that the newer versions of AV programs were comprehensive enough to include the kinds of things Malwarebytes always secured me from. Boy, was I mistaken. After receiving a complimentary issue of Malwarebytes Premium for review, my very first scan proved just how wrong I was. Malwarebytes found eighty-one assorted threats to my home office, desktop computer. And, I use the latest, updated, national AV program money can buy. I was always impressed how Malwarebytes protected my PC's from spyware, adware, malware, phishing, and other malicious unwanted applications and programs. Now, in the latest, Premium version it even protects me from ransomware, which has made many worldwide headlines, lately. After a week of using Malwarebytes software here are my Positive observations: ** Easy to Download and Install – Package contains one medium sized card (4 1/2” x 9”) with Installation Instructions along with a License Key. Keep in a Safe-Place for future reference. You can also download a CD if you prefer. ** Malware Protection for Three of your PC's for One Year - Suggest you download the software and install on up to three of your PC's the same day for expiration date. ** Real-Time Protection – Malwarebytes takes preventative action on your PC's as the threat is 'active'. It utilizes layers of 'behavior-based-detection' instead of a data base of known threats, which constantly needs to be updated, after the fact. If Malwarebytes finds any threat or suspicious file or program, it will immediately inform you. ** Threat Scans are Quick – It took approximately 3 ½ minutes to scan my entire one terabyte hard drive and associated files. Threat Scan is recommended, and, fast. ** Malwarebytes displays messages instantly when threats are detected. Yellow for threatening and red for dangerous. ** Malwarebytes Uses Little CPU Resources – This is NOT a bloated software program and runs in the background almost unnoticeable. However, my older laptop with smaller memory and dated CPU does take longer and more resources to scan. ** Malwarebytes Runs Smoothly Alongside Existing AV Programs – I installed Malwarebytes on my desktop, and my two laptops. No conflicting issues whatsoever. ** Automatic Updates – Runs in the background and is not noticeable on newer PC's. ** Exclusions – For whatever reason you may have you can set an exclusion to not scan a program or file from malware or ransomware protection. You can do this manually in the 'Settings' options under the tab 'Exclusions'. ** Malwarebytes can still be used on Windows 8, 7, and the ever-popular XP Windows systems as well as Vista. My older laptop is a Windows XP version and I still use it. ** Heuristic Analysis – Detailed summary of the scans time, findings, and actions. Malwarebytes Homepage Options: *** Dashboard - Gives you details on your Real-Time Protection, Scan Status, and Protection History. *** Scan - Gives you choices of Threat, Custom, or Hyper Scan. You can set the exact time of day for your daily scan. Malwarebytes scans every 24 hours. You can configure and customize each of these scans individually. *** Quarantine – All of the malware items listed under Quarantine can be deleted, and, or re-activated if you so choose. *** Report – All of the items listed here are the details of your most recent scan. *** Settings - Automatic Updates in the 'Settings' menu, this is a default selection. If you have an older computer like one of my legacy laptops, use the 'lower priority scan choice' in Impact of Scans on System to use less CPU resources. However, the daily scans will take much longer. Some of the negatives I encountered using Malwarebytes: * Adware - Malwarebytes does not stop all of my nuisance adware. Some came back again, again, and again. * Custom Scans - Can appreciably slow down my fastest computer's speed. * Paid Subscriptions - After a year's worth of protection, I will have to pay a new fee to protect my PC's for another year. Don't “roll-the-dice” with the safety of your PC's. Anti-Virus protection alone may, or, may not be your “best-bet”. Malwarebytes has proven itself over the years to be a 'trusted' product in the prevention and removal of the behaviors of malicious applications. Many competing products do not offer these same layers of security. It is the best anti-exploit software out there. The additional layers of protection provided by Malwarebytes works along side your existing Anti-Virus and provides you with a more comprehensive approach to protect your PC's. I highly recommend the purchase and use of Malwarebytes 3.0. It is impressive in malware detection and removal compared to all of its leading competitors. Do your research – you will find Malwarebytes is the most effective compliment to your existing Anti-Virus security. I did!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Malware System

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    vrs99
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    Installed Malwarebytes on my computer which has a major Internet Security Suite installed and layers of security and ran the first Malwarebytes scan. The scan checked 350,000 files on my computer in 22 seconds, it is fast. Interestingly Malwarebytes detected 36 PUP.Optional.Spigot.Genric (see pictures below) and marked for quarantine. A PUP is a “Potentially Unwanted Program” which has been installed without your knowledge or a program you installed yourself. PUP’s from my view are a mixed bag which Malwarebytes goes after aggressively, and I like that as there typically many that I do not want. If you run the scan and detect PUPs I would suggest checking what the programs are before hitting the nuke (quarantine) button. Scanned the quarantine list and did not see anything that concerned me, so quarantined all 36 and have had no bad side effects. If you do have an issue you can restore the program from quarantine. Have been running Malwarebytes along side my Internet Security Suite for over a week now and have not noticed any noticeable speed hits, like that. After the first scan over a week ago have not detected any further PUPs loaded onto my computer. Just ran Malwarebytes a few minutes ago for my review and found that the system needed updating. That was bit surprising as the computer had been running for about three hours. Not sure if did not check for an update (which it should if it is running in the background) or if there had been a new update released since it last checked? I like Malwarebytes and the extra protection, it brings to our system, it is a Very Spooky world out there and protection is a Good thing. Malwarebytes appears to be a tightly programmed system which leaves small footprints (usage) on your computer, it is fast and not noticeable running in the background. The Reports are easily accessed and will report when Malwarebytes has Blocked Websites (another very good thing), scan results, etc. The reports are easily understandable. Has an excellent range of settings for managing the system and customizing to your needs. If you are like me and want to plug the holes to your system give Malwarebytes a spot on your computer. Thumbs Up.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good software, manual installation required.

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    Trobadour
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    The installation of the Malwarebytes program was quick and painless. I went to the website provided in the installation card, downloaded the software, installed it, and made my first scan within 3 minutes with a 100 Mbps down speed. After installing the software, I was presented with a screen for a 14 day premium trial which gives you full access, as if you purchased the product. Feel free to try it out for yourself before you buy, no credit card required for premium access trial. The key feature of this software is to clean an infected machine from malware, prevent malware infections, stop ransomware attacks, shield vulnerable software, as well as block bad websites. The performance the key that was included in my subscription applies for up to 3 computers. The box specifically says that it is for Windows 10 (32 or 64-bit), 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP. It uses up to 250 MBs on your computer, so it isn’t a large install file. Internet is required to download the software and to keep it updated daily, hourly, or even as specifically as any minutes of your choice. Scanning was quick and easy and the use of the software is self-explanatory within the tabs themselves. I will deduct one star from the registration process, though, as it required me to click on “My Account” and enter my personal information, but after doing so, it didn’t recognize that I had activated a key. I was presented with a message reading, “You don’t have any subscriptions right now, but if you purchase one it will appear right here.” However, the code subscription that came in the retail box was valid for 2 more PCs (3 total) if I input them manually to each computer. The Malwarebytes meets my expectations. Even though it is labeled for PCs on the box and the word MAC was nowhere to be found, I went to my mac and browsed the Malwarebytes website for the Mac download. After finding it, I downloaded the file and installed it on my Mac. I was surprised that on the Mac, it offers a 30 day free trial. Regardless, I tried the code from the retail box to activate it and it worked on my Mac as well. I don’t know if this will change in the future, but for now, I was able to scan my Mac and it actually detected a malware and asked if I wanted it removed. I did so promptly. The price for the software in terms of value is great if you plan on installing it on 3 computers, as each computer comes out to 20 dollars for the year of protection. What I did was take a picture of my code and saved it to my Google Drive in case I lose the paper in was printed on. I recommend this product for people who have at least 3 computers and want to protect them against malware. It is better to be safe than sorry when it comes to PCs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use cybersecurity option

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    nickcal
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    Being that my primary personal machine is an Apple MacBook Pro, I don't find a whole lot of use for PC virus protection. Do Macs get infected? Yes. They certainly can, but they aren't as susceptible to attacks as PCs. That said, my work computer is a PC tower and I do have a personal HP laptop that runs Windows 10. And, even though I use it sparingly, I do want to ensure it's protected. So, I installed Malwarebytes on my machine. The cybersecurity software is designed as anti-malware, anti-ransomware, anti-exploit, and as malicious website protection. The package I ordered and received is good for 1-year of service on up to 3 PCs. The funny thing to me is that the software is still delivered inside a box - just like it used to be when users had to have a CD or DVD of the software for installation. Today, you can still request that from the manufacturer, but you are expected to download the software package from the Malwarebytes website and then use the license key, which is provided on a card that arrives inside the box. In fact, that is all that is inside the box other than some supportive cardboard on the sides. In my opinion, this is a completely unnecessary. If you place an order for this product or purchase a license, I feel like it could easily be sent to you by email or at the most, in an envelope. There is no need to produce an entire box just to hold one piece of paper. I had a few false starts getting the software package downloaded. As it turned out, my computer was trying to do Windows updates in the background. I want to point out that the software package is around 80MB in size so it could potentially clog your internet connection if your system is trying to update in the background. After I ended that task, the software downloaded with no problems. I opened and installed the software and then entered the license key. It worked flawlessly and I ran the scan within a few seconds. Fortunately for me, there were no problems detected. As a default, all the protections are turned 'on'. You can choose to turn them off, but I don't know why you would want to do that. Inside the app settings, you can adjust the scan schedule, level of protection, application settings, exclusions, and you can also view your account details. I like that you have so many different ways to view the protection on your computer. I've seen some cybersecurity applications that have overly complicated menus and they just seem confusing to me. Malwarebytes is easy to use and easy to read. I probably would have given this product a 5-star rating had it not been for the packaging.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Malware protection out there.

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    Namdnas
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    Figured it was about time to give the full version a try. For the past 12+ years, I've relied solely on Avast! Antivirus for my primary and Malwarebyte's as my "once a week" manual scan for anything that may have slipped through. However, sometime last year, Avast! started giving me issues with my PC and I had to uninstall it. Since then, I've just relied on the basic Windows Defender and have never had an issue, nor a virus. BUT, I've always kept Malwarebyte's installed for the free version and I would do a full manual scan every few weeks, just to be safe. Now, of course, with the free version, I had to check for updates every single time, manually, before I started scanning and such. I've been prompted to upgrade several times and offered discounts, etc...but just never really felt like I needed it. I thought that maybe it's about time for me to support the developer since I've used the product for so long and it's served me better than any other Antivirus program I've ever used. So, I got a copy of it. This comes with the full version for 1 year, with access for up to 3 PC's total. I've only got my primary gaming system, so didn't need the multi license access. I'd preferred to have had the option for say, 2 years instead, but only for 1 system. Prior to receiving my boxed version, I upgraded to the trial of the full version so I could take a week beforehand and evaluate it. It's amazing. There's really not much else to say! It does everything it's supposed to do, it stays up to date and I feel a lot more comfortable with having this running "live" (vs. being closed out and ran only when needed) in conjunction with Windows Defender. I've still yet to get a Virus, so I don't have any way of testing there, but from my prior use of the free version and my current use of the full version, I can attest that this is one of the best Malware blockers on the market. I've use Malwarebyte's on many computers in the past and even the free version has found and eliminated HUNDREDS of Malware on computers. This program has made my life as the go-to friends & family tech tenfold easier! I love it and really, it's all you need. There's no sense in paying for expensive Antivirus programs. Just keep Windows Defender on, buy the full version of Malwarebyte's and you've got an awesome mix that will keep use of your system resources to a minimum but protected from just about everything. Get it. I'll likely keep my subscription running after this one is over.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My Go To PC problem solver!!

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    Fordman9870
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    As a Tech Professional for 20 plus years, Malwarebytes has always been my go to software for PCs that are slow or that have possible Trojans or malware installed. My first step as yours should be, when trying to fix a slow pc, should be this software. It will remove all the malware that is on your PC. Install is fast, it auto updates and removes items lightning fast. The help desk and knowledgebase offered by Malwarebytes is top notch. I would also recommend signing up for any email updates or notifications if possible as they are top of most items as soon as they hit the internet. After installing I usually instruct my clients or friends to run this 1 or 2 times a week, just to keep things in order and to stop drive-bys or time bombs that install themselves after infecting the PC. This software live monitors your activity and does so with no noticeable slow down or degradation of PC speed. The real –time protection for the premium version offered has, web protection, Exploit protection, Malware and Ransomware protection. Scanning offers 3 types; Thread which is best and most thorough, custom scan you configure yourself and hyper scan that scans memory and startup files lightning fast. When malware is found it is thrown into a quarantine area that you can delete or restore from just in case there was a false positive finding. The settings menu has a multitude of choices or options once installed, multiple application, protection, scheduling, Exclusions, are configurable. Malwarebytes offers software for many platforms such as PC, Mac, Android. They also offer a multitude of Business solutions. Including: Security, Protection and incident response. For technicians they offer a Tool set, and a awesome community and the opportunity to be a re seller if you are a PC tech business. If adware (pop ups, toolbar's etc.) are a problem for you they also have a free adware cleaner for you. I have seen many wannabe malware software applications come and go but rest assured Malwarebytes is here to stay and has your back!! I have this installed on all my devices as well as those of my family. I highly recommend this to anyone with a PC.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Working great so far

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    RedOmen
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    Ive used the free version of this software alongside Norton Security, and the two programs have played nicely together for me across several different devices for quite some time. Malwarebytes has always been very light on my system, and there did not seem to be a significant change in background load when running it with Norton, so I was very confident that running the full Malwarebytes program alongside Norton would go as smoothly as it has. Both programs seem to readily detect certain things faster than the other, so between both programs, my computers (especially my gaming laptop, which I use most often these days) seem to actually run better with both programs running. Malwarebytes is a bloodhound when it comes to web surfing/web protection and live threats, and does so without all of the crazy toolbars and add-ons that Norton typically tries to install on browsers. On the other hand, Norton has been excellent over the years at quickly blocking or catching registry attacks and preventing overall system instability, no doubt due to how extensive the Norton network is and the PC threat data analytics attached to that. Malwarebytes uses a live behaviour-based threat ID system that seems to be benefiting my devices in a way that Norton and other programs have not done to the same degree thus far. Norton identifies new threats fairly quickly, but sometimes has to clean them up after the fact since it does not identify threats in the same manner as Malwarebytes does, whereas Malwarebytes may lack the data of Norton but more than makes up for it with the behavioural analytics it employs. I'm giving it a 4 since I have yet to solely depend on Malwarebytes alone, but it is a very strong 4 since it has an intuitive user-friendly interface, is not a resource hog on my devices, and since Ive completely and regularly seen its unique comparative benefits in action. I definitely recommend Malwarebytes, although from my perspective, it seems to work best in tandem with a compatible antivirus program.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    One of the best protection programs out there

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    SgtRock
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    I've used the free version of Malwarebytes for as long as I can remember. It's been a 'must install' anytime I get a new computer. The free version has always been great at finding viruses and things that shouldn't be there, and has saved many a system for me in the past. I'm happy to report the full version is worth the upgrade cost. After using it for a couple of weeks it is easily the best real-time protection I've seen. The install is particularly easy--if you've never used it before it's a very fast download and quick install. If you already have the free version installed like I did it's simply a matter of entering your purchase code. Once that's done you'll want to run a full scan and let it quarantine what it finds. After that it's basically "set and forget." It will monitor your web activities, and block any malicious sites or codes you unwittingly try to navigate to. If you want to be more involved there are a ton of customization settings you can apply. You can set scan times, reports, updates, etc. For the most part I've set it to do everything automatically and it's mostly unobtrusive. The ONE setting you may want to consider is the "impact of scans on system" setting. My one knock on this program is that running a scan is incredibly system intensive. On my laptop the scans can use almost 70% of the CPU when running, making it almost impossible to do anything else. Changing the impact setting reduced this by almost half....but the scan took almost twice as long. It all depends on what you need to do, of course, but it's very handy to have the option nonetheless. This is basically a "no-frills' program. Many other programs offer "clean up" options or optimization options, but in my eyes that means Malwarebytes concentrates on what it's designed to do, and frankly does it better than most other programs on the market. Overall this is one of the best online protection programs I've ever used, and I highly recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great basic software

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    psyclopps
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    This software package is pretty basic but is easy to use and effective. My first impression is that there are few bells and whistles. Competitors might have additional software features, this is essentially just an antivirus, and malware scanner. There is no firewall, no password tools, no safe web tools, it is bare bones. That is probably its greatest strength though. What it does, it does very well and with little resources as unobtrusively as possible. My first scan found lots of crypto mining files it tried to quarantine but it was very easy to mark them as safe. I had some initial confusion as my Windows Defender was enabled alongside Malware Bytes. I found a setting in the menu to register the app in Windows Action Center so if you choose you can have Malware Bytes as the primary antivirus or work alongside your existing software. I tested it running alongside Windows Defender and also with McAfee Antivirus and I had no stability issues or conflicts. This software works very well as multi-layer security if needed. You can also run it by itself but since there is no firewall your system will default to Defender Firewall. It is hard to say anything bad about this software if you are expecting a streamlined antivirus app. That is exactly what it is, if you are looking for lots of extra software features I would look elsewhere. This is now my default app on my laptop since it uses almost no processing power in the background and only takes up 46 MB of RAM keeping a small footprint while providing real time scans still. My old antivirus used a few hundred MB of RAM and constantly used some processor use draining my battery a little quicker. I am overall happy with Malware Bytes.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It works well... sometimes a little to well

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    BravoMan
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    Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to be your ultimate weapon against online threats and can function as a potential replacement for your current anti-virus software and it has done quite well for me in that regard so far. Installation was a breeze and once you have downloaded their software and activated your product key, you're good to go. You can pretty much set it and forget it after the installation is complete. Malwarebytes 3.0 provides real-time protection with the following features: web protection, exploit protection, malware protection, and ransomware protection. Now for a minor issue that bugged me when it came up. Sometime after installing the product, I decided to launch a video game to enjoy some free time. For the record, the game I was trying to play requires online access and when the game attempted to connect online, Malwarebytes prompted me with warning messages and blocking the connections being requested by my game. Luckily it didn't take much to whitelist my game and was able to connect with no issue afterwards. So after that, I decided to add my games folder to the exceptions list to avoid having this happen again. But that has been the only issue so far, I haven't run into that issue when browsing the internet or streaming online content. Besides this one minor issue, this is a solid product for anyone looking for something extra to add-on to their current security setup or completely replace your existing anti-virus software.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Found unexpected problems right from the start!

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    TheTruthRealDeal
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    The Malwarebytes 3.0 - Windows was noticeably different right out of the box. There was no CD to insert into my computer’s CD Rom. There was only a piece of paper with a license key on it to use after downloading Malwarebytes 3.0 from its Website. I prefer to install directly from a CD, especially with a brand new computer. Installation was done by logging on to the Malwarebytes website and clicking the download button. I received an initial 14-day free trial, once installed. There is a box in the upper right corner to insert the license key in order to redeem the one-year worth of subscribed services. The Malwarebytes 3.0 - Windows found a problem with my desktop computer right after its installation. I thought my computer was secure, because my McAfee Antivurus stated that fact. Upon my first scan with Malwarebytes 3.0 - Windows, twenty-five files were found and determined to be threats. The Malwarebytes 3.0 - Windows program allowed me to quarantine them and then delete them. I was able to schedule daily scans at a time of my choosing. One problem was the automatic Website exclusion of supposedly malicious Websites that blocked my valid Websites from opening. Website exclusion is the major problem, because after entering the domain or IP address of the supposedly malicious Website to exclude it from detection the Website still would not open.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It just works!

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    This is one of those pieces of software that just works and its a must have for any PC. You can literally install it in a matter of minutes, you don't have to change a bunch of settings and your computer will be protected from lots of online threats. If you pair this along with a good antivirus program you should be completely safe on the internet no matter what you are doing. I know my way around a computer very well, so after installing this piece of software I went to some sites that I knew weren't very safe just to test it out. Every single site it was blocking pop-ups, warning me that things weren't safe, and not allowing me to do things that would damage my computer. I was also able to very easily run a scan on my computer after installing it and within a matter of minutes the complete scan was done and it warned me of a few threats that were already on my computer and it fixed them for me. As I said before, this is must-have piece of software for computing in this day and age to be protected. From advanced users, to complete novices, this software is very easy to use and will keep you protected! I would highly recommend this to anyone with a windows PC. I know I will be renewing my licence for years to come!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Its good but why they removed life time licenses

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    Aditya
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    I have used this software in past and now multiple times and had good success with it., especially if you want to remove some bloatware. It surpasses all other typical AVs in this aspect. It is light weight, does not slow down the machine; but on one of the machine I tested, I did noticed that I was not able to log back in; it could be combination of disk encryption/defender/malware bytes but that did not happen once I removed malware bytes from that machine; so there is for sure some compatibility and I accept that; I just wish that the installer tells you about that in advance. Just good experience. They used to have a great life time license model but have now gone to yearly pricing model, like all other AV products. My only gripe is how much I can recommend it over say Avast Free (which is another fantastic security product); malware bytes is for sure better in removing those browser specific plugin which all AV considers benign. I'd say, if the user you are looking to buy security for is not tech savvy; perhaps it is better to buy malware bytes. If the level is moderate or above go for Avast Free. And no matter what software you are deploying; do not give your users admin access.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A Great Addtional Layer of Defense

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    OmieOne
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    I've been using Malwarebytes for years. Not as my main anti-virus engine but as something to catch what my normal anti-virus missed. Now with real-time and additional Enhanced protections this is a great product to add to my computer defense layer. It plays nice with Windows Defender (Windows 10 default Anti-Virus) and adds a second set of eyes to help protect my home PC's. There is no one piece of software that will keep you safe, but I find Malwarebytes additional protections raises the bar to protect my home PC's. Now I can't give a complete security overview. I'm not equipped or knowledge enough to rate the product in that manner. I can say though on the two PC's I added it to I didn't notice it. It didn't add performance hit that some other products might. It plays nice with Windows Defender (my default AV program) and hasn't impacted either PC. Overall that's all I can review. Its a simple product to install, lightweight that it doesn't add a lot of overhead and adds an additional layer of defense. If you are looking for more security this suite will go very well with your default AV protection of choice.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A must have for all your computers

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    BenisJ
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    I've been in the IT business for 20+ years and I remember when I first came across Malwarebytes. For nearly 10 years I have been telling coworkers, friends, and family "Get Malwarebytes and use it to scan your computer. It is probably more valuable than antivirus." [Note: I still tell friends to run an antivirus app but malware is more prevalent than viruses, hence the emphasis on getting an Internet security suite with a good malware scanner. Plus, Malwarebytes does not conflict with traditional antivirus apps or scans.] Malwarebytes is minimally invasive. It won't slow your PC or inundate you with popup messages unlike some other products. The premium version is always running, always scanning. If it finds something, it takes action quickly. To this day I have never been negatively impacted by anything it has tagged and removed as malicious. It is effective, no-skills-required protection against the most popular exploits on the web. The price for the 3-pack is a great deal for the family. With a strong 10-year history and thousands of IT guys like me singing the praises of Malwarebytes, the premium product is well worth the small investment to help keep your computers safe.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    One of the best I've used

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    Nismo456
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    MBAM has to be one of the best tools in the fight against malware. (and I don't say it just because I made the icon for it, many accuse me of this, sorry, made icons for software I don't like as well) It's not often I see a machine that doesn't have it on there. You still need an antivirus, firewall and other things but when it comes to most of the malware that's not detected or blocked, MBAM will typically target and remove others. I see the typical responses elsewhere from those who may get one or two items that MBAM couldn't remove or detect so they shrug off MBAM. 1. MBAM is not 100 percent (NO security software is)and there are going to be things it can't remove or detect, just like any other security software. 2. MBAM, will remove more infections in one scan than any other software I've used in 14 years. So for those who would shrug off MBAM over X amount of infections that get by, obviously don't realize how much MBAM really does get rid of as a percentage compared to some attack specific security scanners. Either way, it's why we need more than one security tool, nothing is 100 percent but some stand above others, MBAM is one that does.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Tool to fix and combat the computer nasties

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    Ebonovic
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    Plain and simple, I have been using Malwarebytes for almost as long as I can remember... I have used it to restore my computer to health, after it has gotten spyware or malware. Over the years, it has kept up on curve with those that are out there trying to do your computer harm. EASY to use... Just let it run, and it will either auto-cleanup, or give you the options to do so. This paid-for version (There is a free version you can try out), allows you to run 24-7, so it stays up to date, and continue to monitor in the background. They are CONSTANTLY updating the definition file, to stay up on what ever is coming out there. Traditional "Virus" are not really a problem today... why, because everyone has anti-virus software. the bad-guys are not writing "virus" programs, they are writing programs that spy on you, or that want to lock you out, or get you to pay for something that is going to do nothing but get rid of the message that THEY put on your screen. TRY Malwarebytes for FREE first, and then come back and get the paid for version if you are happy with what it does for your computers

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A Must Have

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    Cipher469
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    I have been using Malwarebytes for many years, starting with the free version and then upgrading to Premium a few years ago. It was a great product then and it continues to evolve. Version 3.0 is the latest and greatest. When I first started using the free version, I was surprised at what it uncovered that was missed by other products. With Premium, I don't worry anymore. In fact, I use it on all 3 of my laptops and would not think of dumping it for any other product. There are so many protections provided that you could almost use it alone. However, the good news is, it works compatibly with many other brand antivirus programs. In addition, with Premium you don't need to worry about whether there are updates, because 3.0 takes the worry out of the equation and does the work for you. In fact, everyone I know who uses Malwarebytes is pleased. Malwarebytes also has an Android product which I use on my Galaxy phone and pad. I'm a believer! I definitely recommend Malwarebytes to anyone who wants great front line protection for their devices.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Malware Software!

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    Selva
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    Malwarebytes 3.0 is a must have software for PC. setup is quick and easy. It will install the latest version to protect your computer from malware and fake sites. By default, all options were enabled to protect PC at most. I did a scan for entire PC and found out that there were some infected files which was never found by Windows Protection. It deleted all infected files and PC is running much faster than before. Malwarebytes anti-malware defense protect your PC and online experience. It will intercept and block exploits that use bugs in popular programs to compromise your computer. It's malicious website protection technology detects and prevents contact with websites, URLs and IP addresses containing dangerous content. This software is very easy to use and will keep you protected for any attack on your PC.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Can't Go Wrong With Malwarebytes

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    TravisJ
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    I've been using malwarebytes for several years now. They've done nothing but refine and improve this program during that time. Pros: This program is great for removing malware and unwanted programs. It's not a virus scanner but can find threats that virus scanners may not. The program isn't too heavy on the resources considering it has live web protection. Three different scans: threat, hyper, and custom. These are great for when you're in a hurry or after a period of heavy use, want to do a deep scan (threat scan). Priced competitively. Cons: Not much to say in this category. The physical copy is just a paper insert with a product key and a link to download. Kind of a waste of packaging. Some may want an "all-in-one" program instead of specialized software such as this. I've recommended this program for years and years. It's always in my PC toolkit for helping family and friends to keep their PC top-notch.

    I would recommend this to a friend