Downloading and Installing MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

 

  1. Go to http://www.malwarebytes.org/ and click on Download.
     
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  2. Once the file is downloaded, click on Run

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  3. Select language

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  4. At the Welcome Screen, click Next 

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  5. Select I accept the agreement and click Next

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  6. At the Information screen, click Next

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  7. Accept the default installation path for the software and click Next

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  8. Accept Shortcut and click Next

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  9. Select Create a desktop icon and click Next

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  10. To start the installation process, click Install

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  11.  Untick Enable Free Trial of Malwarebytes Premium. To complete the installation, click Finish.



  12. Once the installation has finished,  the software will check to see if it has a valid network connection and look to see if it needs updates


  13. Allow the software to update its detection files. If there is also a newer version of the software, click Update to let it update itself

 

14. Click Scan Now scan your PC. This may take a while depending on the size of the PC


15.  If any threats are found, you will be given the option to clean any infected files. Be sure to tick all boxes where a threat is found and choose to Remove Selected

Once completed, Malwarebytes may ask you to reboot your PC. Before clicking YES please ensure you save any unsaved work you may have open.