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joodyanne

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    Malwarebytes
    « on: October 01, 2017, 09:12:04 PM »
    I now have two drives, C & E.    I downloaded what I thought was the free version of Malwarebytes, but it gave me the trial version.    I have uninstalled it the correct way from the control panel, but Malwarebytes is still shown in the program section of C & E.      How can I get rid of it entirely, and how can I download the absolutely free copy with no ties instead of the free trial?
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    Re: Malwarebytes
    « Reply #1 on: October 01, 2017, 09:21:05 PM »
    What is the "Program section of C & E"?

    current versions of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware install to a folder called "Malwarebytes Anti-Malware" by default. Older versions installed to "Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware" (extra single quote), and uninstalling them left the folder behind.

    You can delete the folder if you uninstalled the program either way.

    You can get the free version by not choosing to install the trial version during setup.
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      Re: Malwarebytes
      « Reply #2 on: October 01, 2017, 09:40:23 PM »
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      What is the "Program section of C & E"?
        Sorry, I meant Malwarebytes folder was still showing in Local Disk C & Local Disk E

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      You can delete the folder if you uninstalled the program either way.
      The Malwarebytes Folders both have stuff inside them.    Is that still OK?  It won't leave anything behind or interfere with the registry?

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      You can get the free version by not choosing to install the trial version during setup
      I DID select the free version, but the trial version installed itself every time.
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      Re: Malwarebytes
      « Reply #3 on: October 02, 2017, 10:26:57 AM »
      The trail will automatically end in 15 days or you can go into Malwarebytes settings and end the trail straight away.

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        Re: Malwarebytes
        « Reply #4 on: October 02, 2017, 01:58:21 PM »
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        The Malwarebytes Folders both have stuff inside them.    Is that still OK?  It won't leave anything behind or interfere with the registry?
        You mean just delete the two full Malwarebyte folders?

        I just want to be sure about this, as you usually uninstall them (which I did) except these two full folders stayed behind.
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