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Every now and then I'll discover that my Lifetime MBAM install has randomly reverted to Free, requiring me to manually deactivate all my active subscriptions and reactivate them from my Account Settings. This has been happening at least since version 3.6.


I use Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update.


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Hello @DarthVitrial,

Do you often change the network adapter currently in use?
Is the computer often unconnected to the Internet when first switched on?
Do you have MAC address randomization enabled? To check:

  • Press the Windows Key + I on your keyboard.
  • Click Network & Internet.
  • Click WiFi.
  • Check the setting under Random hardware addresses.
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Thanks for the information.

Can you try delaying the launch of Malwarebytes at Windows startup. Steps on how to do so are below. Please check if this has any impact.

Ky7CZ60.png Set Malwarebytes Startup Type As Delayed-Auto

  • Download mbamservice_delayed.reg using the link below:
  • Right-click the Ky7CZ60.png Malwarebytes icon in your notification area (next to the system clock).
  • Note: You may need to click the arrow to reveal the icon.
  • Click Quit Malwarebytes followed by Yes if prompted by AVOiBNU.jpg User Account Control.
  • Open your Downloads folder or location of the downloaded mbamservice_delayed.reg file.
  • Double-click mbamservice_delayed.reg and click Run followed by Yes if prompted by AVOiBNU.jpg User Account Control.
  • Click Yes when prompted to continue.
  • Click OK.
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