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What is mbamservice.exe?

Mbamservice.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if mbamservice.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


Mbamservice.exe file information

The process known as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (version 1.65.0.1400) or Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware service belongs to software Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Version by Malwarebytes (www.malwarebytes.org).

Description: Mbamservice.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file mbamservice.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 701,512 bytes (14% of all occurrences), 366,152 bytes and 22 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/mbamservice.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The mbamservice.exe file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Mbamservice.exe is a Verisign signed file. Mbamservice.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using mbamservice.exe, you may want to do the following:

  • search the support area on the Malwarebytes website
  • update to a possibly corrected version
  • uninstall the software Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)

Recommended: Identify mbamservice.exe related errors

If mbamservice.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 25% dangerous. The file size is 771,144 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 236,368 bytes. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. Mbamservice.exe is able to monitor applications.
In case you experience problems using mbamservice.exe, you may want to uninstall the software Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mbamservice.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mbamservice.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.



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User Comments

Comes with Malwarbytes' Anti-Malware
   
Anti malware
  Totofe   (further information)
mbamservice.exe is part of Malwaretyes' Anti-Malware application. This startup entry is installed as a Windows service.
  Elena   (further information)
A component of one of the two best anti-malware apps. as of 18 July 2011.
  Rod Haumily   (further information)
Works well with my system
  NightDragon  
It is necessary module for Malwarebytes' Antimalware to run.
  Ken S  
I want to uninstalling this services.
  tintunnaing  
Anti-malware software package
  Julie Haugh   (further information)
Recommended by Computer Active mag. Has slowed my system dramatically
  MJ  
The last version of Malwarebytes is a disaster it takes over all CPU capacity, won't install, etc. I am done with it after being a paid customer
  Alan  
Its for malwarebytes........
  Gary Hank  
Malwarebytes uses way to much cpu
  Dee  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of mbamservice.exe: based on 13 votes with 12 user comments.
7 users think mbamservice.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 2 users think mbamservice.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.


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