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Hi Folks,

I have a desktop workstation, optimized for serious computing.

From time to time I want to run a simple scan, without having to run ANY Malwarebytes code (no services, no nothing) for all the rest of the day.

I don't need active protection.  I don't want background auto-update.  I want 100.0% of my system resources maximized for my use for what I have the computer for.

Then, occasionally when I have a free moment, I want to easily be able to invoke a Malwarebytes scan - which for many years now has just said "no infections", and then just be done.  No, I don't want to have to ask the Malwarebytes service to exit from the system tray.  No, I don't want to have to go into Autoruns and disable Malwarebytes components you feel I need installed and running.

Why can't I do this one simple thing? 

Why does it have to be more complex, as though Malwarebytes is trying to take over and infect my system itself?  My computer is actually for other things; Malwarebytes is just a "warm fuzzy" generator.

You might say, "well, it's because we'd like to get paid for our work."

I'll give you a hint:  I still use Malwarebytes Free because I precisely CAN'T do a simple scan, as I described above.  If I DID have the ability to do this simple scan without a subsequent "cleanup on aisle 2" operation, if your product did what I need, I'd have been paying you all along.  Yes, your software has value; but as it is now I pay in frustration.

Sure, maybe I'm a vanishing breed of user who wants completely control over what his computer does.  But I still have money.


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