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If you have recently upgraded from MBAM Free to MBAM Premium, the default scheduled tasks will be HOURLY UPDATE CHECKS and DAILY THREAT SCANS.
That is a good schedule for most users.

The other default settings should be fine, as well.
If you want to edit those tasks (e.g. to change the time that the scheduled daily scan runs), open the dashboard > settings > automated scheduling.
Double-click whichever task you want to edit (either the update checks and/or the scan) to open the task for editing.


BTW, if you were running Free or Trial version, there is/was no need to reinstall for the upgrade to Premium.  All one needs to do is "Activate" the program from within the main program window, as explained here: How do I activate Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

ALSO, for additional information:
There is an FAQ Section here: Common Questions, Issues, and their Solutions
And here are links to the MBAM 2.0 User Guide: Online and PDF
And there are many useful KB topics and videos at the helpdesk support page


Please post back, if you need more help.




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"Non-malware detected" means that the scans are picking up PUPs and PUMs.

More about PUPs: What are the 'PUP' detections, are they threats, and should they be deleted?

If you don't have MBAM configured to automatically quarantine them, then MBAM will only "warn" you about them.

You need to open the dashboard > scan, and then deal with them, as you wish (either quarantine/remove or ignore/keep).


Alternatively, you can change the Detection and Protection settings to automatically quarantine them (see screen shot).


Sometimes, a user has installed the PUP intentionally and wants to keep it.

Personally, I would not want any of that junk on my computer.

Eventually, they can get you into a real malware infection.


If you are not sure what to quarantine/remove and what to ignore/keep, then I suggest the following, to get free, expert help reviewing your scans and cleaning your system:

1. Start with the advice here: Available Assistance for Possibly Infected Computers
2. It includes advice in the "directions here" (which is a broken link at the moment) to go here: I'm infected - What do I do now?
3. And then a NEW topic (with the requested scan logs attached) needs to be created here, please: Malware Removal Help




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In the box titled Reply to this topic, look at the bottom right and you will see More Reply Options (next to the Post button)

In order to attach files you click on the button on the bottom right of your reply called "More Reply Options".


After you will be taken to a new screen and you can attach files by clicking on the button "Choose Files" at the bottom.


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If you are getting messages daily, then you are probably infected, feel free to follow the instructions below to receive free, one-on-one expert assistance in checking your system and clearing out any infections and correcting any damage done by the malware.

Please see the following pinned topic which has information on how to get help with this: Available Assistance for Possibly Infected Computers

Thank you

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I've been away for a while. I tried the "Available Assistance ..." link.  I selected Opt 1 and looked for Malware Removal forum.  I don't see such a forum.



The attachment is an example of warning pop-up, for what it's worth.  I actually have not had such a warning for about 48 hours.


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