How To Install Bitdefender Virus Scanner?

Bitdefender Virus Scanner Installation

Bitdefender Virus Scanner is a malware detector that scans your Mac and Windows computers for virus-infected files. It also detects the viruses associated with the files that you have downloaded. This makes your Mac free from threats. You have to grant permission to Bitdefender Virus Scanner to access locations on your computer before scanning the files for any malware attacks. You can either choose Deep System Scan or Scan Critical Locations to scan. If you wish to install Bitdefender virus scanner on your Mac, follow the below-mentioned steps.

Install Bitdefender Virus Scanner
  • First, make sure that you have a standard Internet connection on your Mac.
  • Navigate to the Virus Scanner page on the Mac App Store.
  • Locate the Bitdefender Virus Scanner application and click the Download button.
  • Once the download is completed, give a double-click on the Bitdefender Virus Scanner icon to open the app.
  • If a dialog box appears with the “Bitdefender Virus Scanner” would like to access your contacts message, click the OK button to allow the app to access to your Contacts.
  • Also, you have to grant Full Disk Access to the Bitdefender Virus Scanner app.
  • To do so, click the Apple menu available at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Select the System Preferences option from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the Security & Privacy icon in the System Preferences window.
  • When the Security & Privacy window is launched, click the Privacy tab.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and click the Full Disk Access tab.
  • Click the Padlock icon available at the bottom-left corner of the window to make changes to your computer.
  • If prompted, enter your Mac administrator’s username and password in the required fields.
  • In the right-side window, click the Add icon and scroll down the page to locate the Bitdefender Virus Scanner app.
  • After selecting the app, click the Open button.
  • Once the app is launched, click the Deep System Scan or Scan Critical Locations button to scan your Mac. If you need remote assistance to install Bitdefender virus scanner, click the call button.


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