The Bitdefender Internet Security Central platform gives you the possibility to fluently manage the subscriptions you have for all your bias.
An activation law bought from one of our resellers or one that you entered as a present can be used to spark a Bitdefender subscription.
NOTE To install, you need to have a Bitdefender Central account.
To be defended by Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus, you must spark your product with a subscription or a license key, which specifies how long you may use the product. As soon as it expires, the operation stops performing its functions and guarding your device.
- Subscribe to your Bitdefender Central account. However, please subscribe up for one, If you don’t have an account formerly.
- Go to My bias, also click Install Bitdefender products on your bias.
- A new window will pop up. Choose Security, also click This device to install Bitdefender on your PC.
- Stay until the download completes, also run the installer. This button will help you detect it in the cybersurfer
- The installation package is first streamlined, also the setup wizard appears. Downloading the installation lines can take a long time, especially over slower internet connections.
- Elect the language you want to install the product in.
- Click Install to confirm your preferences and begin the installation. stay for the installation to complete.
- Click Start Device Assessment to initiate a checkup of critical system areas. When the checkup is completed, click Open Bitdefender Interface.
still, simply click Skip, If you don’t wish to perform the checkup.
- In the Getting Started window you can see details about your active subscription. Click Finish to pierce the Bitdefender interface.
Bitdefender is now installed on Windows.
What if there’s any issue while installing?
Find out if Bitdefender is installed
To check if Bitdefender is installed on your computer open Control Panel and look for Bitdefender in the list of installed operations click the launch button, and type inappwiz. CPL and hit Enter on your keyboard. This will open the list of all the programs installed on your PC. Look for the name of your Bitdefender product in the list Bitdefender Total Security, Bitdefender Internet Security, Bitdefender Antivirus Plus, etc.
Check the security status of your Bitdefender product
Now that Bitdefender is installed, let’s check its security status, to insure that it’s guarding your system.
Double-click this Desktop roadway to open the Bitdefender Internet Security dashboard. You’re defended if the communication You’re safe is displayed on the Bitdefender interface. Whenever issues affect your computer’s security, the status that appears on the upper side of the Bitdefender interface changes into red. The displayed status indicates the nature of issues affecting your system. To fix an issue, click the button next to the detected issue.
Alternately, look for the small Bitdefender icon in the announcement area located at the right end of the taskbar. However, the Bitdefender interface will open on your screen, If you double-click or right-click on this charger icon and choose Show. The Bitdefender system charger icon also informs you when issues affect your computer or how the product operates by displaying a special symbol, as follows
No issues are affecting the security of your system. You’re defended!
Critical issues are affecting the security of your system. They bear your immediate attention and must be fixed as soon as possible.
still, the system charger icon appears greyed-out, If Bitdefender isn’t working at all. This generally happens when the subscription expires
It can also do when the Bitdefender services aren’t responding or when other crimes affect the normal operation of Bitdefender. In such a case, we recommend that you renew your windows. However, reinstall your Bitdefender product, If the issue persists after a reboot.
Check your subscription status
Bring up the Bitdefender interface from the Desktop icon or the system charger icon and access the account
an icon in the top right corner. Then, you can view subscription information and access your Bitdefender Central regard to manage your bias protection.
Check the subscription status to make sure that the subscription is the over to date, and isn’t expiring soon. However,
If you lately bought a new Bitdefender subscription and the validity isn’t reflected in the installed product.
Check Security and conservation status in Windows
The Security and conservation point from Windows Action Center will also inform you if you have antivirus protection
- Click the ⊞ launch button, type in Control Panel, also hit Enter on your keyboard. This will open Control Panel on your screen.
- Under System and Security, click Review your computer’s status.
- Click Security to expand this section.
- Click the link View in Windows Security, under Virus protection.
- In the Virus & trouble protection window, you should see Bitdefender Antivirus with green check- marks.
Perform the EICAR Test to corroborate contagion discovery
The European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research( EICAR) has developed a test train to help test antivirus programs. The EICAR test train isn’t vicious, but by assiduity-wide agreement, it’s detected as vicious by mainstream products with antivirus functionality so that people can corroborate that their security results are configured rightly. When Bitdefender is working duly, it should descry the EICAR test as if it were malware.
To pretend an infection and check how Bitdefender would reply to it
- Open a textbook editor similar to Notepad, the dereliction app for opening textbook lines in Windows.
- Copy & bury the line below into the textbook editor.
Is Bitdefender BOX available in my country?
Bitdefender BOX is presently available in the United States, Canada, Japan and elect requests in Europe (France, Germany, UK, Romania, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg).
How important does the Bitdefender BOX cost?
Bitdefender BOX 2 is a subscription-grounded product and the first purchase includes one time of subscription. After the first time, the subscription costs$ 99/ time and you can cover an unlimited number of biases.
What if I’ve another Bitdefender Product Installed?
Bitdefender BOX can work alongside all Bitdefender Software products (Bitdefender Total Security, Bitdefender Internet Security, Bitdefender Mobile Security & Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac) and you can use your Bitdefender account.