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Is there a way to obtain a scan-on-demand-only version of Malwarebytes?  I know the original program was like this.  It could co-exist with real-time anti-virus/malware software without problem.  Over time, Malwarebytes has evolved into a full security software product.  We already have full featured security protection from other products (such as Norton).  MWB was very useful as a standalone malware scanning tool.  Is it possible to obtain a manual scan-only MWB now?

Thanks very much for your assistance with this question.

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I have downloaded the "free" version of Malwarebytes.  When installed, it appears to change to a 14 day Premium trial, which requires a machine reset, probably due to the low level Windows hooks (e.g., the registry) that I am trying to avoid.

Can you please tell me exactly how I can deactivate the trial before it springs to life?  Thanks.


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6 minutes ago, JRN50 said:

Can you please tell me exactly how I can deactivate the trial before it springs to life?  Thanks.

You cant. You have to let it install the trial then deactivate it.


26 minutes ago, JRN50 said:

We already have full featured security protection from other products (such as Norton).

Are you using Norton? MB should install with Norton installed.

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1 minute ago, JRN50 said:

If I install MalwareBytes with Norton already present, will I then have just the MWB scan-on-demand product or the full featured trial premium version?

You will get the trial and will have to deactivate it. Also be aware, whenever a new full version is released, the trial will get activated again in most cases.

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