idunno

Level 2
Well, I have always used AVG. I know its crappy so I decided to change it, I was going to Bitdefender's site and I downloaded the free anti-virus.
But it says because I have Malwarebytes installed I cant install BitDefender. Now, can I install it without uninstalling Malwarebytes. I know its one and if not the best anti malware programs out there, so what can I do?

-Thanks to all!
 

mekelek

Level 28
Malwarebytes lost its throne as the best a long time ago.
Also can't you just skip that part of the installer where it says its incompatible?
if you really want to keep malwarebytes, uninstall it, install Bitdefender and install malwarebytes back
 

Aura

Level 20
Verified
This is probably because Malwarebytes is set to register itself in the Action Center as the resident Antivirus program. If so, Bitdefender probably won't install, because they know that 2 Antivirus programs shouldn't be installed on the same system.

If you open Malwarebytes and go in the Settings, under "Action Center", you have the option to "Never register Malwarebytes in the Action Center". Do so, restart your computer and try to install Bitdefender again.
 
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idunno

Level 2
Malwarebytes lost its throne as the best a long time ago.
Also can't you just skip that part of the installer where it says its incompatible?
if you really want to keep malwarebytes, uninstall it, install Bitdefender and install malwarebytes back
So what is the best anti malware?