What is mbae64.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the mbae64.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mbae64.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mbae64
Mbae64.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit (version 64bit tasks) belongs to software Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit version or Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit by Malwarebytes (

Description: Mbae64.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The mbae64.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ (for example C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 359,736 bytes (18% of all occurrences), 355,128 bytes and 6 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file. It is a Verisign signed file. Mbae64.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to do the following:
  1) completely remove Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit version (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) consult’s Customer Service for advice
  3) update the program to the latest version.

Recommended: Identify mbae64.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mbae64.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mbae64.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

File is from "Malwarebytes Corporation." (anti virus/exploit software and protector Corp) the software that use this process ID name "mbae64.exe" its from "Malwarebytes Anti - Exploit, for 64BIT System´s" It´s safe to use! and hold it upToDate! its very important to hold it actually, it block actually exploits! like Java and Adobe Flash Player plugin´s and much other´s! exploits used by hacker to get access to your computer to steal your Privat data files and identity and pay logins like paypal and Credit Card information.
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Best practices for resolving mbae64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mbae64. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the mbae64.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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