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Why can I not download this version from MWB? I found out that the version has been released from Majorgeeks but when I try to download from them, the version that is downloaded ISN'T the latest.
Is there no way that the latest version can be downloaded from your site? I have been using MWB for 6 years.

https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/malwarebytes_anti_malware.html.

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Greetings,

The latest version, at least as far as I am aware, is version 4.2.1.89, component update 1.0.1070, released on the 14th of October.  There isn't even a beta version 4.2.1.190 yet.  The latest release can be downloaded from here, though that's likely the same version available at Majorgeeks.

New versions of 4.2 get announced here and new betas of version 4.2 are announced here.

Where did you get the impression that there was a version 4.2.1.190?

Never mind the question; it appears Majorgeeks has a misprint on their download page, indicating that the newest version is 4.2.1.190, which is incorrect.

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3 hours ago, Pendaws said:

Why can I not download this version from MWB? I found out that the version has been released from Majorgeeks but when I try to download from them, the version that is downloaded ISN'T the latest.
Is there no way that the latest version can be downloaded from your site? I have been using MWB for 6 years.

https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/malwarebytes_anti_malware.html.

What you see is the version of the "stub" installer that Malwarebytes uses to download the actual program and install it.

That version number has nothing to do with the version of Malwarebytes it installs. It will just install what ever release version is on the MB servers.

Sites like that fool users into thinking there is a newer program version when there is not.

 

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MajorGeeks' site reports the version as 4.2.1.190, not 4.1.1.190, and normally they do report the actual program version, not the version info from the stub/web installer/downloader, so my bet would be that they simply made a clerical error typing it up and mistakenly took version info from the stub/web installer and assumed it was a new 4.2 version since that was the latest known build prior to this one.  Someone just needs to report it to MajorGeeks to get it corrected in all likelihood.  I've made a note of it for the Product team so I'm sure they'll reach out to MajorGeeks to get it corrected.

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Thanks for all the info and I never realised that there WAS a link for downloading the FULL version.
I had asked once before and got nowhere but this time at least I found out where to download it.

 

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