Fix: Bitdefender Installation Stuck

Bitdefender Installation Stuck

With proper updates and a simple user interface, the Bitdefender antivirus helps its clients to anticipate/for-see, recognize, and get rid of the digital dangers, which might also include malware and ransomware.But, there are times when some trivial issues might occur with the Bitdefender antivirus installation. You will find the installation progress stuck at a certain percentage.

You will see an error message that says:

  • “Install Failed. Kindly retry introducing from the site.”(Or)
  • “Setup has encountered an error.”

Fret not! You are in the right place if you are looking for solutions to resolve the installation issue with Bitdefender. We have sorted out some troubleshooting methods that can resolve the installation problem in a matter of minutes.

Method 1: Uninstall other antivirus application

One of the main reasons why the Bitdefender installation gets stuck is the presence of a different antivirus application on your computer. So, the best solution is to uninstall the already existing antivirus from your computer.

For Windows 10 users:

  • Open Settings.
  • Click Apps > Apps & Features.
  • Scroll down the list of applications displayed on the right side of the Settings window.
  • Select the antivirus application and click the Uninstall button.
  • Restart the installation for Bitdefender, and you will notice the antivirus getting installed without any hurdles.

Method 2: Disable Windows Defender real-time protection

Another reason why you might encounter the “Bitdefender installation stuck” issue is the built-in real-time protection being enabled. You can disable the real-time protection using the following steps.

  • Click the Windows icon on your desktop.
  • Click the Settings icon present.
  • You can also open Settings using the shortcut keys (Windows + I).
  • Locate and click the Update and Security tab.
  • Select Windows Security.
  • Click Virus and Threat Protection.
  • Under Virus and Threat Protection, click Manage Settings.
  • Under Real-time protection, click the slider to turn off the setting.

Once you implement this method, you can seamlessly install Bitdefender without the issue of it being stuck.

Method 3: Windows Update

A proper updated version of Windows is required to have a clean installation of the Bitdefender antivirus.

  • Go to Settings.
  • Select the Update & Security tab from the left side of the window.
  • Choose Windows Update.
  • Click the Check for updates button.
  • Wait for the Windows OS to finish downloading the updates.
  • Complete the installation and restart your computer.
  • Try to install Bitdefender once again. Now, you must be able to do it without any issue.

You can follow one or more of the above methods until you solve the Bitdefender installation being stuck issue. For more methods to troubleshoot the problem, click the CALL button pinned to this page. Our team of experts will resolve the issue in a matter of minutes.


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