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All I require is an answer. Running MBAM 3.5.1 Premium on desktop - no problems at all. Running MBAM 3.5.1 Free on laptop and had to reinstall MBAE Beta. The new install of MBAM 3.5.1 had wiped MBAE Beta. I am assuming this is normal as an update of MBAM wipes the files of MBAE.

I am not worried about it as this is not the first time this has occurred.

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Yes, that is correct.  It removes the standalone Anti-Expoit because Malwarebytes 3 Premium has Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit integrated into it as one of its layers of protection (referred to in Malwarebytes 3 as Exploit Protection).

If you're using the free version of Malwarebytes 3 and wish to continue using the Anti-Exploit beta you'll have to reinstall the beta after installing Malwarebytes 3.  Malwarebytes 3's installer removes MBAE to avoid conflicts as having two copies of the anti-exploit shield running in realtime could create problems.

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Yes, that's correct.  The free version and the Premium version are the same and use the same installer, but the protection features aren't activated unless a license key is entered to convert it into Premium or unless you're using the free 14 day trial after installation.  Since they are one and the same, it can't differentiate between conditions where the user intends to use the free version, especially with the free trial being a possibility after install, and a Premium user so it plays it safe and removes the standalone Anti-Exploit to prevent conflicts.

As long as you ensure that Malwarebytes 3 is running in free mode, you can then reinstall the Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit beta and you shouldn't have any trouble.

If there's anything else we might assist you with please don't hesitate to let us know.

Thanks :) 

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