This is a runtime error. This error is mainly displayed on Windows 7, 8 and Vista. Error 383 may appear at any time during Setup and when the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software program is in use or running. This can happen when starting or stopping the Windows operating system. This error can be solved manually but requires some knowledge and patience to do it. And we must not ignore it, because in the long run error 383 can show its perverse effects and will have to face its consequences.
- Error 383 occurs and blocks the program window.
- Most of the time and very frequently, your PC crashes with error 383.
- When you run the same program, error 383 appears.
- When it is displayed on the screen of your computer “Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Error 383”.
- Windows runs very slowly and responds slowly to instructions from the keyboard or mouse.
- On small intervals, the screen is “frozen” for a few seconds.
- If the download is corrupted or incomplete installation of the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.
- When the Windows registry is corrupted.
- If there is a virus or malware attack and the virus or malware has infected and corrupted Windows system files or other Malwarebytes Anti-Malware system files.
- Whilst another program maliciously or erroneously deleted or replaced Malwarebytes Anti-Malware-related files.
- You can also resolve the error by troubleshooting, but it is difficult and time consuming.
- You must do this carefully and avoid unnecessary time and complication if you are unable to do so.
- Review the registry entry for error 383 Malwarebytes.
Method 1 – Close Conflicting Programs
- Open the Task Manager by simultaneously clicking Ctrl-Alt-Delete. This will allow you to see the list of running programs.
- Go to the Processes tab and stop the programs one by one by highlighting each program and clicking the End Process button.
- You will need to check if the error message reappears each time you stop a process.
- Once you have identified the program causing the error, you can proceed to the next troubleshooting step, reinstalling the application.
Method 2 – Update / Reinstall Conflicting Programs Using Control Panel
- For Windows 7, click the Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Uninstall a program.
- For Windows 8, click the Start button, then scroll down, click More Settings, and then click Control Panel> Uninstall a program.
- For Windows 10, simply type Control Panel in the search box, click the result, and then click Uninstall a program.
- Once in Programs and Features, click the problem program, and then click Update or Uninstall.
- If you choose to update, you will simply need to follow the prompt to complete the process. However, if you choose to uninstall, you will need to follow the prompt to uninstall, and then download again or use the application installation disc to reinstall the program.
Method 3 – Update your Virus protection program or download and install the latest Windows Update
Viral infections that cause runtime errors on your computer should immediately be prevented, quarantined, or removed. Make sure you update your antivirus program and run a thorough scan of the computer or run Windows Update to get the latest virus definition and solution.
Method 4 – Re-install Runtime Libraries
- Uninstall the package by going to Programs and Features, find and highlight the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package.
- Click Uninstall on top of the list, and when it is done, reboot your computer.
- Download the latest redistributable package from Microsoft then install it.
Method 5 – Run Disk Cleanup
- You may also encounter a runtime error because of very little free space on your computer.
- You should consider backing up your files and freeing up space on your hard drive.
- You can also empty your cache and restart your computer.
- You can also run Disk Cleanup, open your browser window and right-click on your main directory (this is usually C :).
- Click Properties, and then click Disk Cleanup.
If these quick fixes do not work, you can still back up the files and run the repair reinstallation on your computer. However, you can do this later when the solutions listed here will not work.