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Ways To Fix Malwarebytes Error Code 5

Malwarebyte is a security software design and develops to remove malware. The application is made for Windows PC, macOS, Android, and iOS. The software scan and remove malware including rogue security software, adware, and spyware. But like other software applications, Malwarebytes Anti Malware also has some drawbacks, which some time cause issues and errors in the normal working process of the application. That is why Malwarebytes customer support team is available and working 24×7 at Antivirus Support Number, so that users may not have to go through such situations. 

Every error code has a certain meaning, error code 5 appears when a particular requirement does not meet, related to either software or hardware. Malwarebytes Anti Malware error code 5 means the Access is Denied. Also, the generally pops up during installation of software, Windows Startup, or installation of the Windows Operating System. But the error mainly caused due to Corruption in the Windows registry from a recent Malwarebytes Anti-Malware-related software change or maybe accidental deletion of one of the files or folders related to the application.

Troubleshooting Steps to fix the error code 5

Follow the steps one by one to resolve the error.

Step 1 Repair the corrupted registry entries

  • Type command in Search programs and files and press enter.
  • Press and hold the Ctrl+Shift and press enter and click yes on the permission dialog box.
  • In Cmd, type Regedit and press enter the registry editor will open.
  • Select Malwarebyte and root folders from the list to create a backup.
  • Now export and save the backup key.
  • Rename the file and select the branch and save it with a .reg file extension.

Now check that the error message persists or not. If yes, follow the next step.

Step 2 Clean the system junk files.

  • Open the Run Program from the All Programs and then Accessories.
  • Type Temp in the search field bar and press the Enter button.
  • Now select and delete all the temporary files and folders from the temp folder.
  • If the error message persists, follow the next step. 

Step 3 Run windows file checker

  • Type command in Search programs and files and press enter.
  • Press and hold the Ctrl+Shift and press enter and click yes on the permission dialog box.
  • To execute this command Type SFC /scan now when asked, restart your computer.

Step 4 Uninstall and reinstall Office

  • If your above steps do not work, Uninstall the program from the control panel. To do so:
  • Go to the control panel from the start menu and from the list select Programs and Features.
  • You will be prompted to uninstallation the page.
  • From the list, select Malwarebytes and then uninstall option.
  • Once the uninstallation is completed, download the new and updated application form official support website.
  • Save the file to the desktop and run the file.
  • Now follow the on-screen instruction to complete the installation process.

After following all the above steps, if the error code still persists, then you need to take help Malwarebytes support phone number +(1)-888-846-5560 toll-free. We are available 24×7 at your help. So contact us with any hesitation, and we’ll be happy to help you.