How To Install Malwarebytes Free Version

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Question from Martha: Hi Rick. I need your help with the Malwarebytes download.

One of the steps in your post explaining how to remove malware from a computer recommended running a scan with the free version of Malwarebytes.

I tried downloading ‘Malwarebytes Free’ by clicking the Download Free button but it installs a 14 day trial version instead.

Am I clicking the wrong thing to download the free Malwarebytes? Or maybe I’m doing something wrong?

Or does Malwarebytes not even come with a free version (which would be a bait and switch in my opinion)?

Any help you can give me with this will be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much!

Rick’s answer:You’re actually clicking the right button, Martha. And yes, clicking that button will indeed let you use Malwarebytes for as long as you want without having to pay a cent.

What is all boils down to is this: The free version and the trial version of Malwarebytes are basically one and the same!

This is how the free Malwarebytes download process works:

1 – You click the Download Free button to download the Malwarebytes installation file onto your PC.

2 – When you run the installation file it installs the 14 day free trial of the full-blown (paid) Malwarebytes program.

3 – At the end of the 14 day trial period you’re prompted to make a decision: Would you like to pay for the upgrade so you can keep using the full version or would you prefer to go with the free version as you originally planned?

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4 – You make your choice between the two options given.

If you like the full version you can pay the upgrade fee and the installed trial version will will be replaced by the full-blown Malwarebytes program. You’ll then be prompted to renew your subscription after one year has elapsed.

If you choose to use the free version of Malwarebytes, the trial version will automatically revert to the free version. You’ll then be able to use the free version of Malwarebytes as long as you want without ever having to pay a cent for it!

Note: If you decide to stay with the free version you’ll still receive periodic invitations to upgrade to the paid version. All you have to do is decline the offer every time it shows up and you’ll be able to keep using the free version like you always have.

Bottom line: The download procedure for Malwarebytes Free is indeed a little confusing, but you’ll definitely end up with the free version after all is said and done (unless you decide to accept their offer to upgrade, of course).

How To Install Malwarebytes Free Version

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How To Install Malwarebytes Free Version With Windows 10

Jan 9, 2015 WindowsNick VogtComments (4)
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This requires that you have access to another Windows computer with an Internet connection. You'll be installing and updating Malwarebytes on that computer, and then copying the up-to-date data folder via USB drive (or similar) to the computer that lacks Internet or is in Safe Mode.
Step 1
If you haven't yet, download the Malwarebytes installer (, free download, mbam-setup), install it onto the safe PC, and run it to update the database. When you're done, copy the mbam-setup exe to your USB drive if you haven't already installed Malwarebytes on the PC that lacks Internet.
Step 2
While still on the safe PC, find the 'Malwarebytes' folder that resides in the 'ProgramData' or 'Application Data' folder:
For Windows Vista & 7:
For Windows XP:
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data
Copy the 'Malwarebytes' folder to your USB drive, then delete the contents of the 'Logs' and 'Quarantine' folders that are inside the 'Malwarebytes Anti-Malware' folder on the USB drive.
Step 3
Go to the PC that lacks Internet or is in Safe Mode. Install Malwarebytes from the mbam-setup if you haven't yet. Now find the 'Malwarebytes' folder on this PC (refer to step 2 for the location) and delete it. Copy over the updated folder from the USB drive to where the deleted one used to be.
Malwarebytes should now have the latest update data, and you can verify it by launching the program.