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Version 4.3.0.210 was posted at an "Official Mirror" site Major Geeks yesterday. The installation file identifies itself as such. However, when you try installing it over the top of the most recent 4.3.0.98 version it remains as such. Also, internal update on Malwarebytes is not updating to the new version. I own three lifetime licenses and saw this behavior on my main PC. I have not tried upgrading the other two units yet. And a comment at Major Geeks from someone else mentions that he is seeing the same thing going on.

Now then, Major Geeks has a habit of posting new software versions before they are "officially" released all the time. Not just for Malwarebytes, but for lots of other regularly featured software. 

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I'm not seeing any program updates via MBAM but yes a few sites are showing the version you posted, have to wait to see what the Staff has to say. Also I would assume it would go through the Beta before a release was scheduled.

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There is no such 

Version 4.3.0.210 

that is from Malwarebytes.   Please do not confuse the numbers of the installer ( setup file) as being the actual "version number of the release".

Edited by Maurice Naggar
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I think they goofed when they confused part of the the installer file name  ( which is long and complex).  Got it all confused.

The real current official Malwarebytes for Windows version is 4.3.0.98

Just disregard the "210"   from the title there on Majorgeeks.

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It occurs to me to mention this.  Why go to Majorgeeks in the first place?

When your pc already has the Malwarebytes for Windows, all you need to do is simply do a one time manual "Check for Updates" in the program.

Further, look at the top pinned posts at the top of this section of the forum.  Erix always has a post about the latest Update.

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Hello @Racerbob99:

Although it's slightly renamed by the MajorGeeks folks, what you probably downloaded likely bears their filename of:

MBSetup-0000870.0000870-4.3.0.210-1.0.1173-1.0.37263.exe

Fortunately it is a hash/checksum perfect copy of the current MB4 offline installer:

mb4-setup-consumer-4.3.0.210-1.0.1173-1.0.37263.exe

always recommended and available from Malwarebytes own CDN servers at https://downloads.malwarebytes.com/file/mb4_offline

Technically, the "4.3.0.210" designation never finds it way to the user's installation.  However, and more importantly, the 1.0.1173 designation for the "Component package version" (often abbreviated CU) does.  Please pay more attention to that CU field to avoid future confusion.

MajorGeeks' unfortunate extraction of the limited use "4.3.0.210" field can/has lead to confusion among the less experienced users.

HTH

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3 hours ago, Maurice Naggar said:

It occurs to me to mention this.  Why go to Majorgeeks in the first place?

I do not go to Major Geeks specifically to check on Malwarebytes updates. I go there to browse through the daily list of software updates that they post. It is just a daily habit. My experience with them is that they usually do not make many mistakes. Also, for some time Malwarebytes is at the top of their site as being "Featured". They obviously receive $$$$ from Malwarebytes for that to be posted there. 

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18 minutes ago, Racerbob99 said:

I go there to browse through the daily list of software updates that they post. It is just a daily habit.

Same for me.

18 minutes ago, Racerbob99 said:

Also, for some time Malwarebytes is at the top of their site as being "Featured". They obviously receive $$$$ from Malwarebytes for that to be posted there. 

They have an affiliate link and receive a commission on every sale of Malwarebytes sold from their link. 🙂

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