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6% remove it94% keep it
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Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit version

What is Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit?  (from Malwarebytes)

Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit protects you from zero-day exploits targeting browser and application vulnerabilities. Its proprietary technology protects you in that critical period between the release of a new exploit and its subsequent security patch. And, unlike antivirus products, Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit BETA proactiv...  Read more


Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit version is a program developed by Malwarebytes. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is mbae.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 4.37 MB (4,578,186 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.malwarebytes.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit version

Program executable:mbae.exe
Name:Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
Path:C:\Program Files\malwarebytes anti-exploit\mbae.exe
Additional files:
  • mbae.dll - Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
  • mbae64.dll
  • mbae64.exe
  • mbae-loader.exe
  • mbaeloader64.exe
  • mbae-test.exe - Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit - Exploit Test
  • mbaeuninstaller.exe
  • mbae-uninstaller.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • mbae-loader.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit' (runs on boot).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • mbae-loader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit.
  • mbaeloader64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit.

How do I remove Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit?

You can uninstall Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit version, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 2%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.09%
Windows 10 34.55%
Windows XP 10.91%
Windows Vista 5.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.78%
Windows 7 Professional 12.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.26%
Windows 8.1 9.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.72%
  MA 5.66%
  Germany 5.66%
  United Kingdom 5.66%
  Taiwan 3.77%
  Australia 3.77%
  Netherlands 3.77%
  Thailand 1.89%
  Norway 1.89%
  Austria 1.89%
  Indonesia 1.89%
  Philippines 1.89%
  Romania 1.89%
  Spain 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.15%
Hewlett-Packard 19.15%
Acer 17.02%
ASUS 10.64%
Medion 8.51%
Toshiba 4.26%
Lenovo 4.26%
American Megatrends 4.26%
Samsung 2.13%
Gateway 2.13%
Alienware 2.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.27%
Samsung R478/R439 2.27%
Packard Bell EasyNote TS4... 2.27%
Micro-Star MS-7388 2.27%

About Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is a PC security program that finds and removes malware created by Malwarebytes.
Publisher URL: www.malwarebytes.org


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