Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.61: Up to 25% faster scans on 64-bit Windows 7

Are you running a Windows 7 64-bit system and use Malwarebytes? If so, you should upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible. 25% faster virus scans for x64 systems.

Malwarebytes Update Faster Scan

We have various useful guides on our site that explain how to use Malwarebytes from the command line

The command to run a quick scan is

Running Malwarebytes from command prompt

With the new speed improvements, you should definitely schedule a nightly scan.

Here are the full changes

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.61.0.1400

Improvements:

• Up to 25% faster Quick scans for 64-bit operating systems.
• Chameleon usability enhancements.
• Enhanced reliability of program updates with additional security checks.
• Password command line enhancements (paid version only).

Issues Fixed:

• Scheduled scan logs now include accurate protection status.
• Context menu ‘Scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware’ now displays in selected language.

If you have a PC that you NEVER connect to the internet or you simply don’t have a connection, then you should know how to manually install Malwarebytes updates

We’ll keep you posted on a few more security tools and how to update them manually or via cmd

Published: Friday, April 13th, 2012 Last Modified: April 13, 2012