MalwareBytes Anti-Malware also called “MBAM” is a scanning software and malware removal. He can detect a large number of malicious software (malware), and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP). With this new version, MBAM can detect Rootkits.
MalwareBytes Anti-Malware exists in two versions :
The first version is free, with two types of analysis :
- Threat Scan.
- Custom Scan.
The second version Premium, contains a live protection ; It blocks hackers, and phishing attempt. You can program a scan, and choose between three types of analysis :
- Threat Scan.
- Custum Scan
- Hyper Scan.
Note : The premium version incorporates a package : his name is Fixdamage. You can use it if you have problems with your firewall, windows updates or with your internet connexion for example.
Tutorial Malwarebytes Anti-Malware : Installation
Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Double click mbam-setup-XXXX.exe.
Note: If you use Windows Vista, Windows 7 , Windows 8 & 8.1 and Windows 10 right-clic -> “Run As Administrator“
The installation wizard appears, choose your language in the dropdown menu, and click OK.
Choose “I accept the agreement.“, then, click Next.
Click Next, or click on Browse if you want to change the folder install.
The default install forlder is : “C:Program Files (x86)Malwarebytes Anti-Malware“.
Check or uncheck the checkbox Create a desktop icon, it’s a personal choice then, click Next.
The installation begins …
Uncheck the checkbox “Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium” then, click Next.
The installation of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is over.
Tutorial Malwarebytes Anti-Malware : Utilisation
This interface of Malwarebyte Anti-Malware displays. Its update starts immediately.
Click tab SETTINGS then, click Detection and Protection. Check the checkbox Scan for rootkits.
Click tab SCAN, select Threat Scan and click Start Scan to begin the Scan.
The scan begins, please, be patient …
When the scan is over, if some threats are detected on your PC, an information bubble will appear in the Windows notification area. It will tell you that some malwares or potentially unwanted objects have been detected.
Malwarebytes Anti-malware tells you how many threats have been identified and the category of this threats. Check all Threats (look at the picture) and click Remove Selected.
When Malwarebytes Anti-malware has finished to delete the threats, he can display a message telling you to reboot your computer. You must click Yes.
Your computer is restarting …
After the restart of your computer, relaunch malwarebytes Anti-malware from your desktop.
Click tab HISTORY.
Click Application Logs.
Click on the most recent Scan Log.
Click Export button then, choose Text file (*.txt).
A Windows Explorer window will automaticaly open, click Desktop.
Write the file name of the file (MBAMLogfile for example), and click Save.
A window will automaticaly open, it tells you, the file has correctly be exported. Click OK.