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Hello. I created this Malwarebytes forum account because I ran into a rather important problem. I was told via the Malwarebytes program downloaded onto my computer that my Malwarebytes subscription would be expiring soon. And so, I went to the suggested link to renew my account, and paid the required fee. However, my program is still telling me that my subscription is set to expire in less than a week, the app on my phone is telling me this too, and now that I've updated to the latest interfact for my Malwarebytes account, it too is telling me my subscription will soon expire! I need assistance making this right, as it should be since I have paid for the renewal.

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For any Malwarebytes staff who see this thread, I should mention that I have a different email address for my Malwarebytes Forum account than I do for my My.Malwarebytes account (The forum account wouldn't allow me to use my main Email address). If information can help, and there is a way to have a private conversation with a Malwarebytes staff member, I would be very grateful for the aid.

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10 minutes ago, Hodgepodge_Tech said:

I need assistance making this right

Not a problem.

This is one issue only the support desk can address.

Please contact our support team at https://support.malwarebytes.com/hc/en-us/requests/new to get help Please submit only one ticket/request. Additional tickets will increase the delay.

Be advised it can take 3-7 weekdays for a response after the automated reply with your ticket number.

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Oh, I forgot to mention, I also did submit a ticket about this issue, and I have the number of that support ticket as well. I sadly submitted two, one for a previous problem about changing my password. I got that one solved on my own, but the payment ticket is an entirely different one. I apologize, I didn't realize at the time that multiple tickets was a bad idea. I just had two separate problems, one after solving the other.

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This is correct. The problem seems to have been resolved, so this thread can be closed. Or, however putting an end to a thread works. Its purpose has been fulfilled. Thank you to all who were involved in assisting in this. I'll open a new thread if anything crops up, though I believe it should be smooth sailing from here.

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