Malwarebytes is an excellent antivirus scanner with an extensive database and has become popular. It has excellent efficiency with the ability to search viruses where other software scanners fail.
There are some problems regarding the tool. Users have reported that Malwarebytes won’t open in Windows, even without displaying an error message.
Client experience has called attention to a few helpful strategies that can take care of this issue and make Malwarebytes run effectively repeatedly. Please review them below and be sure to follow the instructions carefully to resolve the issue, hopefully.
What causes Malwarebytes not the opening problem in Windows?
There are several different reasons why Malwarebytes won’t open windows 10. Motives vary from serious to petty, and it is essential to act immediately. Check out the list of possible causes we’ve put together below and determine only the one that best suits your situation:
The virus may have blocked the execution of the mbam.exe executable. Renaming it may help resolve the problem. Corrupt User Account - Using a corrupt or faulty user account on your Windows operating system is quite dangerous.
It prevents from using different programs along with Malwarebytes. You can use the different user-id
Solution 1: possible infections
Malicious files lead to prevent you from running various antimalware tools by merely blocking the launch of executables with the same name. This means that if you are indeed infected, you cannot open Malwarebytes because the malware runs its executable name. This can be avoided by renaming.
You have to manually locate the tool’s installation folder by right-clicking its shortcut on the desktop or elsewhere and selecting the menu’s Open file location option.
Locate the mbam. Exe in the Malwarebytes establishment organizer, right-click on it, and pick Rename choice from the setting menu.
Make sure to choose a name that corresponds to some of the leading Windows processes, such as exe or explorer.exe, to ensure that the virus does not block the file name.
Scan full screen in Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes will probably start its update process to update its virus database and then continue with the scan. Please wait until the process is finished, which can take some time.
If malware is detected on your computer, confirm that it is removed or quarantined.
Restart your computer after the scanning process is finished and check if you are still experiencing malware issues on your computer.
Solution 2: perform a clean install of Malwarebytes
Lots of users have said that reinstalling Malwarebytes from scratch fixed their problem permanently, and that is something you should try as the safest and most extended method. Be that as it may, in the event that you bought the Premium form of the device, you should figure out how to recover your ID and enactment key.
Type " Regedit " in the search bar that you should be able to access after clicking the Start menu or the Search button next to it. You can also use the key combination Windows + R, which should open the Run dialog box, where you can type " Regedit " and click on OK.
Running Registry Editor
Use one of the registry locations below to retrieve your ID and key, depending on your PC architecture:
Location for Windows x86 32-bit
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
Location for Windows x64 64-bit
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Wow6432Node \ Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
After recovering your ID and password, you can proceed to the actual reinstallation process.
Open MBAM >> My Account and click Deactivate.
Visit Settings >> then Advanced settings and uncheck the box next to the “Enable self-protection module " option.
Disable the self-protection module
Close MBAM, and you need to download the “mbam-clean.exe " tool from the Malwarebytes site (the download will start immediately when you click the button).
You just need to Run the mbam-clean.exe tool and follow the instructions that appear on the screen. Restart your computer when prompted.
Running the mbam-clean.exe tool
Download the latest version of MBAM from your site and install it by following the on-screen instructions.
Uncheck the box next to Test. After the program starts, click the button that says Activation. If you were using a trial version, it wouldn’t hurt to download the trial version again and skip the next step.
Copy and paste the ID and key you retrieved from your registration into the dialog that should automatically activate your license.
Utilizing Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium and ideally, the bug with respect to constant insurance will disappear.