Malwarebytes is a famous antivirus program which provides various advanced features for keeping the device secure from all the threats. Malwarebytes antivirus provides better security from all types of threats. This security software is better known for removing PUPs. Malwarebytes antivirus scan can remove all the viruses, adware, spyware and other types of malware from the PC. When you open your device, Malwarebytes starts running on the background and provides active security. When you open your PC, Malwarebytes wizard will pop-up on your screen. If you want to stop Malwarebytes from starting with Windows then you can easily disable it.
How to stop Malwarebytes from running at startup?
Malwarebytes antivirus allows you to change the setting according to your need. You can easily stop Malwarebytes from startup. You can also disable or enable all the tools and services of Malwarebytes. Follow the given steps to Disable Malwarebytes Startup:
- Close all the running programs
- From the desktop, click on Malwarebytes icon
- Malwarebytes dashboard will appear on the screen
- Right-click on the Malwarebytes program
- Choose Disable option
- Close the dashboard
- Restart your device
Now you have disabled Malwarebytes startup Windows 10. You can easily enable your Malwarebytes when needed.
How to stop Malwarebytes from starting with Windows?
If you are unable to disable Malwarebytes from startup then you can also try disabling the program from msconfig tool. Here are the steps to Malwarebytes disable startup:
- Close all your running programs
- Close the browser
- Press Windows and R keys from your keyboard
- A run dialog box will appear
- Type msconfig on the search box
- Hit the Enter button
- System setup tool will appear on the screen
- Navigate to the startup tab
- A list of programs will appear
- From the list, search for Malwarebytes
- Uncheck the Malwarebytes from the list
- Click on Apply button
Hit the OK button for saving all the settings. These settings will disable Malwarebytes from startup. Now you won’t see Malwarebytes popup while opening the Windows device.
Reasons to remove Malware from Startup
Your Malwarebytes trial is expired
Malwarebytes antivirus provides a 30 days free trial where you can use all the premium tools of your Malwarebytes plan. After completing the trial period; if you don’t purchase the plan then you can’t use its paid tools. But you have installed the setup then the Malwarebytes wizard will keep popping up on the screen. If you want to stop Malwarebytes from startup then you have to disable it.
Your Malwarebytes license has expired
Malwarebytes antivirus provides a yearly license. Once the Malwarebytes expires, you have to renew it. If you don’t renew the plan the Malwarebytes antivirus will start showing you a warning message. If you don’t want to see the warning message then you should renew the Malwarebytes antivirus. If your Malwarebytes has the auto-renewal mode then your plan will get renewed automatically a month before expiry. But if you don’t want to renew Malwarebytes automatically then disable the auto-renewal service. Now you have to renew the plan manually.
You are using another antivirus program on your Windows
Multiple antivirus programs can create with each other while they detect any virus on the system. If you are installing an antivirus on your device then you have removed all the other security programs from your device. But Malwarebytes antivirus is different from other software programs. You can use this security program easily with your primary antivirus. It does not conflict with other antivirus programs. But if Malwarebytes is showing any kind of conflict with another antivirus program then you don’t need to uninstall it. You can easily disable it from startup and then it won’t show any conflict with another antivirus. Malwarebytes antivirus provides personal firewalls and various other tools. But if you are using another antivirus and then you can disable the firewall of Malwarebytes.
Missing Malwarebytes program files
Malwarebytes antivirus provides good services for better protection from viruses, spyware and other programs. But if you delete Malwarebytes program files mistakenly or the files get corrupted then it will start showing you the error message. If you don’t want to see Malwarebytes error messages on starting then you can disable the Malwarebytes. Reinstalling Malwarebytes antivirus can also fix your issue. If you are unable to stop Malwarebytes from startup then contact Malwarebytes team for help.