The following tutorial teaches you how to uninstall Malwarebytes, formerly known as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, for Windows and Mac OS, from a computer system.
Malwarebytes is a security software that protects the computer against online, network and local threats by identifying, blocking and removing them from the system.
Users and system administrators have different reasons for wanting to remove Malwarebytes from a computer system: a switch to a different security software or issues with Malwarebytes or a specific version of the program are probably the two most common reasons for wanting to uninstall Malwarebytes from a computer system.
Computer users have several options when it comes to removing Malwarebytes:
The sole purpose of the Malwarebytes Clean Uninstall Tool is to remove Malwarebytes software from a Windows PC.
The main advantage the tool offers over the built-in Windows tool to remove installed programs is that it removes the application completely. If you use the "uninstall a program" option or the Apps menu on Windows 10 to remove programs, you may end up with leftover files or Registry keys.
The Malwarebytes Clean Uninstall Tool removes all traces of Malwarebytes software with just a couple of clicks:
The application saves the file mb-clean-results.txt to the desktop. It is a log that lists the history of actions taken by the tool.
You may want to go through the log as it highlights issues, for instance if a folder, file or Registry key could not be deleted.
You may remove Malwarebytes using the Windows Control Panel if you don't want to run the extra tool to uninstall Malwarebytes completely:
To remove Malwarebytes for Mac 3.1 or later:
If Malwarebytes 3.0 or earlier is installed:
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