Many security software packages, due to their complexity, typically require a specialized uninstaller to cleanly remove the product from the computer. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is no exception. As a matter of fact, I ran into an issue where Malwarebytes was not updating properly and used this tool to remedy the problem by removing all traces of the software. I then re-installed Malwarebytes and was back in service.
Always, when uninstalling security software, check with the product’s website for uninstall instructions. The uninstaller built into Windows, just won’t cut it when it comes to these products.
To uninstall Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from your computer, please use the Malwarebytes Clean Uninstall Tool. This tool was created to completely remove all traces of the program from your computer.
To use the utility:
Download and run mb_clean.exe
Restart your computer when prompted.
Note: This tool will completely remove any settings you have configured, your license information, and anything else related to Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. If you need to save any of these, please do not run this tool.