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Title: Malwarebytes
Post by: Corrine on November 04, 2019, 09:04:18 PM
Malwarebytes Version 4.0 has been released. The update includes the new Malwarebytes Katana Engine which has new detection technologies to provide greater security. In addition, the user interface has been designed:

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Following are the key features from the Announcement (https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/253227-announcing-malwarebytes-40-for-windows/):
See the referenced Announcement for Known Issues, FAQs and other information.

System Requirements: Malwarebytes Version 4.0 no longer works on Windows XP or Windows Vista. However, Malwarebytes 3.x, will be supported for the foreseeable future.

Windows 10 Note: Although Malwarebytes is an antivirus software, if you use another program as your antivirus (Windows Defender, McAfee, etc.) as your antivirus, it is necessary to make a change in Malwarebytes. Go to Settings > Windows Action Center, change the setting to "Never register Malwarebytes in the Action Center". Malwarebytes 4.0 will continue to run with the installed antivirus in compatibility mode.

Update:

Malwarebytes 4.0 can be installed over the top of your exist Malwarebytes programs. If you do not want to wait for the upgrade to be offered, you can download and run the installer from https://www.malwarebytes.com/ (https://www.malwarebytes.com/) (direct download link here (https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/thankyou/)) Malwarebytes 4.0 will automatically remove the old Anti-Malware, Anti-Exploit and Anti-Ransomware and upgrade them all to Malwarebytes 4.0.

References:
Title: Re: Malwarebytes
Post by: Metallica on November 05, 2019, 08:22:16 AM
User guide version 4: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-3530?lang=en_US&affiliate=&x-source=mb4pchelp
Title: Re: Malwarebytes
Post by: plodr on November 19, 2020, 10:20:46 AM
New component package 1.0.1112 started rolling out on the 16th.
Details here: https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/263168-malwarebytes-42/

Two of the four computers had a popup yesterday about needing to reboot the computer to finish the install. I checked a 3rd computer, which did not get a popup and it is updated as of last night.