Current (stable) version of Malwarebytes is 2.1.8, the first beta for next version 2.2.0 is now available to public for testing. MBAM 2.2.0 is a patch release with complete Windows 10 support comes with improvements and bug fixes.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.2.0 Beta, what’s new


  • Full support for Windows 10 operating system added
  • Enhanced safeguards to prevent false positives on legitimate files
  • Improved rootkit scanning to prevent false positives for Unknown.Rootkit.Driver and Unknown.Rootkit.VBR
  • Minor user interface edits including updated Scan Results view and updated top navigation menu
  • Added ability to sort the columns in Quarantine table under History tab
  • Improved handling of scheduled updates set to run on reboot to prevent repeated missed updates
  • Improved messaging in limited user accounts when an action requiring Admin privileges is attempted
  • New message added when Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is running in a business environment
  • Updated License Agreement included

Malwarebytes Anti-malware Home Premium 2.2.0

READ: Malwarebytes to integrate Junkware Removal Tool into its Anti-Malware Product

Issues Fixed:

  • Fixed security vulnerability and enhanced Malwarebytes Anti-Malware self-protection

  • Fixed several issues related to updating databases in a limited user account

  • Fixed issue where USB drives would not show as available for scanning on the Custom Scan Configuration screen

  • Fixed several licensing issues that could potentially cause invalid license and protection states

  • Fixed problem where double-clicking the tray icon would not launch the user interface

ALSO SEE: How to remove PUPs or Unwanted Programs using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

How to Retrieve Malwarebytes ID and License key, if lost?

Download Malwarebytes beta  [forum link].

Note: This is a beta version, could’ve bugs, may not recommended to use on a working computer.