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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package skips automatic verification:

"Support for Server Operating Systems is only available in Malwarebytes Business products."

This package was approved as a trusted package on 3/24/2018.

Can detect and remove malware that even the most well known anti-virus and anti-malware applications fail to detect.

To install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install malwarebytes

To upgrade Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade malwarebytes


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'malwarebytes'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = ''
    Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $url -Checksum 9477684f920b15044e68812b039703dce32757a775cc5dcdc60d95afb2a5f5de -ChecksumType 'sha256'
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'malwarebytes'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $registryPath32 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware_is1'
    $registryPathWow6432 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware_is1'
    if (Test-Path $registryPath32) {
    $registryPath = $registryPath32
    if (Test-Path $registryPathWow6432) {
    $registryPath = $registryPathWow6432
    if ($registryPath) {
    $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty -Path $registryPath -Name 'QuietUninstallString').UninstallString
    if ($uninstallString) {
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $uninstallString

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Malwarebytes Corporation


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 246 Saturday, March 24, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1100 Thursday, March 22, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 832 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1093 Tuesday, March 20, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 769 Monday, March 19, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1500 Saturday, March 17, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 663 Saturday, March 17, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1427 Wednesday, March 14, 2018 approved
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1123 Tuesday, March 13, 2018 approved
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