Bitdefender Installation

The Bitdefender installation is a easy process and also efficient to use. Before you install Bitdefender on your computer, the following condition has to be met with: Just like all antivirus programs, you have to uninstall any other antivirus software that is currently available on your computer. Bitdefender Total Security 2020 protects your computer from many kinds of e-threats, worms, viruses, rootkits, Trojans, and other spyware. The software keeps your system secure, thereby offering total protection and safety of your data. You have the facility of installing Bitdefender on both the Windows and Mac operating systems.

Bitdefender Installation

To install Bitdefender 2020 on your Windows computer, follow the instructions given below:

  • On your computer, open the default web browser.
  • If you already have a Bitdefender Central account, sign into it. If you do not, then create one now.
  • Before you install Bitdefender 2020 on your computer, ensure that you have any one of the following subscriptions in your Central account:
  • Bitdefender Internet Security
  • Bitdefender Antivirus Plus
  • Bitdefender Total Security
  • You need one of the above subscriptions in your Central account because the product you are going to install could retrieve its validity from the Central account.
  • After signing into your account, choose the My Devices option from the sidebar.
  • In the upper-left corner of your screen, click the INSTALL PROTECTION button.
  • In the Protect your devices window, select the Protect this device option. This step is for installing Bitdefender 2020 on the current Windows computer.
  • In the Select device owner window, select the Me option.
  • If you want to install Bitdefender 2020 on some other device, choose the Protect other devices option.
  • Select device owner.
  • You can either copy to clipboard the download link or choose the SEND DOWNLOAD LINK option.
  • Now, type in the recipient’s email address and click the SEND EMAIL button. This action will send the download link through email to the recipient you have mentioned.
  • Now, please wait till the download is completed. And then, run your installer. Using the Your download is here button, you can locate the installer on your browser.
  • Your installation package will now get updated. The Setup Wizard will now display on your screen.
  • The installation files might take a long time to get downloaded.
  • Choose the Language in which you need to install your product.
  • To confirm the preferences and start the installation process, click the INSTALL button.
  • You have to wait for some time for the installation process to finish.
  • Click the START USING BITDEFENDER button.
  • In the Get Started window, you will be able to view your active subscription details.
  • Now, click the FINISH button to access your interface.
  • You have installed and activated your Bitdefender 2020 software on your Windows computer.

Bitdefender Installation On Your MacOS X Yosemite (10.10) Or A Later Version:

  • On your Mac, open the default web browser.
  • Log in to your Bitdefender Central account.
  • In case you do not have an existing account, you can create one now.
  • Before you start installing Bitdefender, ensure that you have a Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac subscription (in your Central account).
  • Now, choose the My Devices panel.
  • The My Devices window will now display on your screen. In this window, click the INSTALL PROTECTION button.
  • In the next window, select the Protect this device option.
  • Now, choose device owner.
  • Note: You can also choose the Protect other devices option if you wish to secure other devices.
  • The Bitdefender installer will now within the Downloads folder.
  • Double-click the Bitdefender file with the .pkg extension. Then, continue with the rest of the on-screen instructions.
  • On the Install Bitdefender screen, you will find the following message:“This package will run a program…”
  • Click the Continue button below the message.
  • Now, you will find some steps that are essential to install the security on your Mac. Click the Continue button.
  • To continue with the installation process, agree to the terms and conditions of the Subscription Agreement. So, click the Agree button.
  • Choose the disk in which you are going to install Bitdefender.
  • Click the Continue button.
  • Next, click Install.
  • When you see a prompt, enter your username and password.
  • Then, click the Install Software button.
  • Now, Bitdefender antivirus will download and install automatically on your Mac.

You have now completed the Bitdefender installation on your macOS X Yosemite (10.10) computer. The above steps hold good for the El Capitan and Sierra versions also.


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