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  I use WPKG to deploy software to my kids computers so I don't have to wander around whenever they are free to update everything.  I have a package to deploy malwarebytes and I want to activate my 5 user license on their computers automatically during an update.

  It seems that the corporate version supports /REGISTER xxxxx xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx

*note there is a leading 5 digit XXXXX before the normal home user key.  Does anyone know if I can silent register mbam.exe /REGISTER and what the license pattern is?

thank you


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3 hours ago, Porthos said:

Probably not as the consumer version has no CMD line functions.

Thank you for the reply.

That is frustrating as it has to be manually updated and i don't allow my children admin rights so I've got to go to each one and logon. 

A scripted update requires the existing version to be uninstalled and then the new version installed which de-activates the device.  Do you know how to just installed the newer version over the existing one silently?

The silent install switches are: mb4-setup-consumer-%INSTALLERVERSION%.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART


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Hello @csjjpm

What needs to be manually updated? The rules are updated by a service that runs as Admin.

The program does require admin rights to update and if you really must have it remotely you could look at using Microsoft PSExec

I'm sorry but we don't really offer options or support specifically directed at multiple deployments of the Consumer products. Using psexec though has been successful even in Corporate business now for many, many years now.

I hope that helps to address your issues or concerns.

Thank you


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If Malwarebytes is already installed and activated on the other computers, you only have to install the new version and it should pick up the existing license key and activate automatically.  There should be no need to reactivate on each device with the license key whenever a new version of Malwarebytes is released so entering the license info should only need to be done once, unless you're reinstalling Windows of course.

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