It also has a paid Premium version that adds real-time protection and scheduled scanning, but I will focus on the free version for home users.
As the newer version of this security tool - Malwarebytes 3 - is now available, download version 2 from File Hippo.
Click section to make Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2 even more powerful.
Click to Organize and select Folder and Search options like a screen below. Now your computer is configured to show file extensions for known file types. Right-click on the file and select Rename option as a screen below. Probably your computer is infected with TDSS trojan/rootkit.
Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled “Hide file extensions for known file types” and press the Apply button and then the OK button. Note: several good names that you can use: explorer.exe, iexplore.exe, firefox.exe, userinit.exe, or use any random name Run Malwarebytes Anti-malware or your security program.
Shuriken Advanced Heuristics Engine and scanning within archives are enabled by default.
Those users who have made some Local Security Policy (or Group Policy) modifications that tend to be detected as malicious (disabling Windows Defender, for example), should set .