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  • Cleans up an already infected computer
  • Stops malware that degrades device performance
  • Automatic device scans to protect you 24/7
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Cleans up an already infected computer

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Stops malware that degrades device performance

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Automatic device scans to protect you 24/7

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Stops malicious websites and protects against phishing

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Our simple, free device protection makes a virus-free existence accessible to everyone.


Manually scan and clean up your device after an infection with a virus.

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Gets rid of sneaky programs on your PC that slow you down and bombard you with ads. Windows only.

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Blocks ads and scams in Chrome, Edge, Safari and Firefox for a cleaner, safer browsing experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

With Malwarebytes Free, you can manually scan and remove malware and viruses from your device. As soon as you download it, it will detect and remove all kinds of malware like viruses, spyware, and other advanced threats. To keep your device protected after your initial malware scan and removal, we recommend you get more proactive and real-time protection Malwarebytes Premium on Windows and Mac and to also expand your security with our mobile security apps on Android and iOS. (We may provide limited trials for your evaluation of our full featured solutions: 14 days for Windows and Mac and 7 days for Android and iOS)

Yes, mixing and matching is not only allowed, but encouraged! If you purchase for more than one device, you can install Premium on same or different platforms. I you selected our bundle Malwarebytes Premium + Privacy VPN you can install both products separately or together on different devices/ platforms.

Say hello to a safer, faster and cleaner browsing experience. Malwarebytes Browser Guard is a free browser extension that you can install as a plugin to your favorite web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge or Safari). Don’t wait and install it on all your browsers! 

Now Browser Guard* comes with some exclusive features for Premium users on Windows:

  • Content Control: Dial up your control of your browsing experience and define what’s appropriate for you, or not. Fully customize the content you want to block while you - or your kids - are surfing. Your time is precious, set your own boundaries and truly enjoy what matters to you online.
  • Import and Export: Global settings are here! Now your preferences and customized rules can work with all your browsers – even on other devices. Experience a consistent and clean web experience - Discover on this video how to Transfer Malwarebytes Browser Guard settings to another browser
  • Historical Detection Statistics: Ever wanted to go back in time and see what you avoided? Now you can! Learn more about the past detections and see what we’ve protected you from.  

*Chrome, Firefox, Edge- You are automatically entitled to it with an active subscription to Malwarebytes Premium for Windows

You can easily activate, upgrade and manage your subscription in MyAccount.

Sign into your Malwarebytes account at (When you purchased Malwarebytes, we created an account for you using the email that you provided at the time of purchase) and explore the options you’re interested in.

Upgrading is very simple, and you can do it without adding any time to your existing subscription. Your new subscription will simply be pro-rated to match the remaining number of days left on your existing Malwarebytes subscription and will automatically renew at the same time. You can upgrade to the Malwarebytes Premium + Privacy VPN bundle and your subscription length won’t extend. You’ll simply pay the difference for the remaining time on your subscription.

  • Step 1: Learn more about the bundle upgrade. Sign into your Malwarebytes account at
  • Step 2: Click the “Add Privacy Protection” option on your Subscription page.
  • Step 3: Review your order and click “Submit Order.” You will receive an activation email.

Note: When you purchased Malwarebytes, we created an account for you using the email you provided time of purchase.

If your device has gotten a virus or malware infection, there are some telltale signs, including:

  • Slow: Your device slows down significantly.
  • Pop-ups: You have started to see a lot of unexpected pop-ups.
  • System crashing: Your system unexpectedly crashes, either by freezing or by giving you a blue screen.
  • Loss of disk space: A lot of your device’s storage has been taken up unexpectedly.
  • Settings changed: Device or browser settings change without you changing them.
  • Files encrypted: Ransomware has locked you out of your files or your entire device.

Different types of malware use your device’s resources in different ways, such as making it part of a botnet to perform DDoS attacks, mining cryptocurrency without your knowledge, or other nefarious activities.

Malwarebytes security software has multiple layers of malware-crushing tech, including virus protection. Traditional antivirus alone is no longer sufficient against today’s sophisticated malware threats. Malwarebytes prevents threats in real-time, crushes ransomware, defends against harmful sites, and cleans and removes malware. Go beyond antivirus and stop worrying about online threats.

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