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  #31  
Old December 8th 17, 09:29 AM posted to alt.windows7.general
Andy
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Default Malwarebytes problem?

It is Jo-Anne but you have to redownload it and install it and don't click
the buttion for the free trial of the pro version.


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"Jo-Anne" wrote in message
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On 12/7/2017 12:47 PM, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
Jo-Anne wrote:
Over the past week, my computer has locked up three times--to the
point where I had to turn it off manually. I suspect the problem is
Malwarebytes. I run the free version when I want to check for malware.
However, the last time I did an update, it installed a trial version
of the full program. (I don't remember being asked to confirm that I
wanted it.) What made me think of this program being the problem is
that today I got a message from the program that I had three more
days of the trial version.

Assuming that it is Malwarebytes causing the problem, what is the best
approach for dealing with it? Should I uninstall Malwarebytes and then
try to reinstall the free version? Wait for the trial version to end?
Something else?



I also got the free trial on an update. Been there and did not like it.
It
tended to slow my computer down and I did NOT ask for it.
I'm a bit late with this, sorry.


1.. Launch Malwarebytes. You will see Malwarebytes. | Premium Trial
displayed at the top of the Dashboard.
2.. Go to Settings My Account tab.
3.. Click the Deactivate Premium Trial button. Click Yes, when
prompted
with the confirmation window.
4.. Once complete, you will notice that Malwarebytes 3 will revert to
FREE
version.



Thank you! I wish I knew to do that before now. I uninstalled the premium
trial version and will look into installing the free version again. I'm
not sure it's available as a download, but the website shows it...

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  #32  
Old December 8th 17, 06:46 PM posted to alt.windows7.general
Rene Lamontagne
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Default Malwarebytes problem?

On 12/08/2017 2:29 AM, Andy wrote:
It is Jo-Anne but you have to redownload it and install it and don't click
the buttion for the free trial of the pro version.



I have the premium version which I bought before Version 2 and I t never
expires, It has been grandfathered by Malwarebytes and is a lifetime copy.
You don't see that happening too often.

Rene
  #33  
Old December 9th 17, 08:06 AM posted to alt.windows7.general
Jo-Anne[_4_]
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Default Malwarebytes problem?

On 12/8/2017 2:29 AM, Andy wrote:
It is Jo-Anne but you have to redownload it and install it and don't click
the buttion for the free trial of the pro version.



Got, Andy. Thank you!

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  #34  
Old December 11th 17, 01:38 PM posted to alt.windows7.general
Andy
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Default Malwarebytes problem?

Only those who got a life time lic before they changed over to per month or
year subscriptions came to be.
And a bunch of us said what about us who bought a life time lic?
And then they said users like you and i are grandfathered


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"Rene Lamontagne" wrote in message
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On 12/08/2017 2:29 AM, Andy wrote:
It is Jo-Anne but you have to redownload it and install it and don't
click
the buttion for the free trial of the pro version.



I have the premium version which I bought before Version 2 and I t never
expires, It has been grandfathered by Malwarebytes and is a lifetime copy.
You don't see that happening too often.

Rene



  #35  
Old December 11th 17, 01:38 PM posted to alt.windows7.general
Andy
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You are welcome

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"Jo-Anne" wrote in message
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On 12/8/2017 2:29 AM, Andy wrote:
It is Jo-Anne but you have to redownload it and install it and don't
click
the buttion for the free trial of the pro version.



Got, Andy. Thank you!

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Jo-Anne



  #36  
Old December 11th 17, 06:37 PM posted to alt.windows7.general
mechanic
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Default Malwarebytes problem?

On Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:38:31 -0500, Andy wrote:

You are welcome


Amazing that Usenet's been going for fifty years but still puzzles
people.
  #37  
Old December 12th 17, 09:13 AM posted to alt.windows7.general
Andy
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Default Malwarebytes problem?

Does not puzzle me at all i have used it since it came to be
Ask any tech guys in best buy or staples etc they go what is a news group
its shocking how out of touch the modern tech support person is with older
legacy systems that are still in use allover the place


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"mechanic" wrote in message
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On Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:38:31 -0500, Andy wrote:

You are welcome


Amazing that Usenet's been going for fifty years but still puzzles
people.



 




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