UTK Malwarebytes Discontinued

Changes to Antivirus & Malware Protection

The University‚Äôs contract with Malwarebytes expired on August 17, 2022. The Office of Information Technology recommends using Microsoft Defender, the built-in antivirus and malware protection for Windows. Microsoft Defender provides antivirus and malware protection for macOS and is available on the OIT Software Distribution Site

Uninstall Malwarebytes

University-owned Windows computers

Any Malwarebytes clients currently managed from the cloud, including most university-owned Windows computers and the software distributed by OIT, were removed on August 17, 2022, at 5:00 PM EDT. 

Personal Computers

If you downloaded the software from Malwarebytes directly, we recommend that you remove the software as you will be unable to renew your university subscription. 

Uninstall Malwarebytes for Windows
Uninstall and reinstall Malwarebytes for Mac


Article ID: 115414
Wed 9/2/20 2:32 PM
Wed 8/17/22 1:55 PM
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