3.0.2 12.00%
3.0.2 0.67% 38.00% 28.00% 15.33% 0.67% 3.33% 1.33% 0.67%



Malwarebytes Anti-Malware by Malwarebytes Corporation (Signed)

Remove mbamservice.exe


mbamservice.exe has 9 known versions, the most recent one is 3.0.2. It is started as a Windows Service with the name 'MBAMService' and described as “Malwarebytes Anti-Malware service”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 696.76 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Malwarebytes Corporation by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition [ENU] have been observed as installing specific variations of mbamservice.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0056% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 122.91 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 6.78 MB per minute for reads and 6.63 KB per minute for writes.

What is mbamservice.exe?

This is the Malwarebytes' main Windows Service. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is an application that finds and removes malware. It is available in a free version, which scans for and removes malware when started manually, and a paid version, which provides scheduled scans, real-time protection and a flash memory scanner. Malwarebytes' is intended to find malware that other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs generally miss, including rogue security software, adware, and spyware.

About mbamservice.exe (from Malwarebytes Corporation)

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File name:mbamservice.exe
Publisher:Malwarebytes Corporation
Product name:Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\malwarebytes' anti-malware\mbamservice.exe
Issued to:Malwarebytes Corporation
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Windows Service
Service name:MBAMService
Description:“Malwarebytes Anti-Malware service”

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.)
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Malwarebytes Corporation
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Malwarebytes Corporation
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Malwarebytes Corporation
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Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (MBAM) is a computer application that finds and removes malware. MBAM claims to be intended to find malware that other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs generally miss, i...
Microsoft Corporation
7% remove
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition (SQL Server Compact Edition) is designed for developers who need light weight, in process relational database solution for their applications that can be deve...
proDAD GmbH
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of mbamservice.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'MBAMService'

VersionsAll file variations of mbamservice.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
4f45ed469906494f9bf754e476390dbd 3dff2edd8b64626399f220e6e6abf7b31fb29fe4 840.3 KB
ecfb4f401ff8eefc4fd0142a71f2449d 3c2bc8b16606cd04e8c1277a58118836d3b0bee3 840.3 KB
916b8954ac3e06dc9e898affb41f3fb6 34298a7732eafde9a12c59b497130eac550ecf37 666.35 KB
e0d7732f2d2e24b2db3f67b6750295b8 1200fee084b2b9de003b9ae899d2c0b78b32b601 685.07 KB
20e2469db709fc675e655ceaa11be312 e8d5a72a9ddaf9084800b3539ce97259d706c8f6 661.07 KB
9eaaba4d601004bea4daa6e146e19a96 6720bf6af7a3b9657b3f4abb1d737867f5832ac1 661.07 KB
43683e970f008c93c9429ef428147a54 4579c9a53f78607f3304f35e73bef594d339c3ef 640.57 KB
ba400ed640bca1eae5c727ae17c10207 d4134e2c8623160d69df490e6391cefd5605dde8 639.07 KB
056b19651bd7b7ce5f89a3ac46dbdc08 3c8e026644c6c74578dbbf12649e91a0d54f4882 637.07 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.75%
Windows 7 Professional 10.07%
Windows 8 4.70%
Windows Vista Home Premium 4.70%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 4.70%
Windows 8 Pro 4.03%
Windows 8.1 3.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.67%
Windows Vista Business 0.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.67%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 61.49% of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 21.37%
Hewlett-Packard 21.37%
Dell 16.79%
Toshiba 15.27%
Acer 6.11%
Lenovo 4.58%
Sony 3.05%
Intel 3.05%
Samsung 1.53%
Gateway 1.53%
MSI 1.53%
American Megatrends 0.76%
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