Malwarebytes provides detailed installation instructions on their website - http://www.malwarebytes.com/support/guides.

    Malwarebytes for Windows runs on computers with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

      Please note that you should use the FREE version if you also have the Saint Mary's-provided Bitdefender software installed on your computer. The FREE version of Malwarebytes for Windows will not conflict with Bitdefender, but the Trial and Premium versions will. You will need to change Malwarebytes for Windows from Trial to Free as soon as the software is installed. You are welcome to purchase the Premium version of Malwarebytes for your computer if you wish, but please uninstall any existing security software from your computer first.

    Malwarebytes for Mac runs on computers with Mac OS X version 10.10 or later.

      Malwarebyes for Mac is free by default. The FREE version of Malwarebytes for Mac will not conflict with Bitdefender. There is a Premium option available, but it is not necessary with Bitdefender installed, and can cause conflicts with Bitdefender. You are welcome to purchase the Premium version of Malwarebytes for your computer if you wish, but please uninstall any existing security software from your computer first.

    Please note that Bitdefender's installation instructions assume that your computer is able to fully start up and has a working Internet connection.

    • Students: If you are unable to access the Internet from your computer and you live on campus or locally during the academic year, please contact the ResNet Office for assistance. If you have a laptop computer, you may also bring it to the ResNet Office (no appointment is necessary) for assistance with these instructions. If you have a desktop computer, please fill out a ResNet Problem Report Form at http://fixit.saintmarys.edu/ and ResNet will contact you to set up an appointment in your room.
    • Students: If you are unable to access the Internet from your computer and you do not live locally (studying abroad) or it is during a break in the academic year or during the summer, please contact your internet Service Provider (ISP) for assistance or visit a computer service professional.
    • Faculty/Staff: If you would like assistance with your College-provided computer, please contact the Helpdesk at helpdesk@saintmarys.edu. Information Technology is unable to provide assistance with faculty/staff personal computers beyond these instructions.

    As a reminder, instructions for installing and using Bitdefender, the security software that Saint Mary's College provides to all students, faculty, and staff for College-owned and personally-owned computers, are available at http://www.saintmarys.edu/virus.


    Students: If you need additional assistance, please contact the ResNet Office. If you have a laptop computer, you may bring it to the ResNet Office (no appointment is necessary) for assistance with malware removal. If you have a desktop computer, please fill out a ResNet Problem Report Form at http://fixit.saintmarys.edu/ and ResNet will contact you to set up an appointment in your room.

    Faculty/Staff: If you would like assistance with your College-provided computer, please contact the Helpdesk at helpdesk@saintmarys.edu. Information Technology is unable to provide assistance with faculty/staff personal computers beyond these instructions.


Last Modified August 9, 2017