How to Install, Renew and Update Bitdefender Antivirus?

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Bitdefender Antivirus delivers multiple layers of protection against ransomware. It uses behavioral threat detection to prevent infections, and protects your most important documents from ransomware encryption. With Bitdefender Antivirus, you can stop worrying about losing your data or money, and enjoy life and your devices.

Some benefits are listed below

  • Best antivirus protection against threats on Windows
  • Optimized performance preserves speed and battery life
  • Multi-layer ransomware protection to keep your files safe
  • Comprehensive Support 24/7

How to Download and Install Bitdefender Antivirus?

Download Bitdefender Antivirus from here:Image result for hands down png imageRelated imageBitdefender 2018 can be installed by downloading the installation kit corresponding to the purchased subscription from Netgear Armor. Once the installation process is complete, your product activated.

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To download Bitdefender 2018 from the Netgear Armor platform, follow the steps presented below.

1. Access your Netgear Armor account.

2. Go to the My Devices window.

NOTE: Make sure you have an active Bitdefender subscription on your account.

Activating your NETGEAR Armor subscription

You can activate your subscription also by following these steps:

• Go to Netgear Armor by accessing.

• Click on the My Subscriptions panel, located on the left side of the window.

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• Click the ACTIVATION CODE button, then type the code in the corresponding field.

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• Finally, click on ACTIVATION CODE.

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• Your subscription is now activated.

NOTE: You do NOT have to type this activation code again when installing Bitdefender products from this account.

3. In the My Devices menu, click All.

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4. A list with all the devices on your account will be displayed. Click INSTALL LOCAL PROTECTION.

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5. Click on DOWNLOAD.

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NOTE: If you want to install Bitdefender On another device, select this option (this way you will send an email with the installation agent to an email address of your choice).

7. Wait until the download is finished, then run the installer. You will see a download window and then you will see the main install window.

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8. You can choose your install language before proceeding with the installation.

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9. Click INSTALL to confirm your preferences and begin the installation. Wait for the installation to complete. A summary of the installation is displayed.

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NOTE: If any active malware was detected and removed during the installation, a system reboot may be required.

10. Click START USING Bitdefender to continue. In the Subscription plan window you can see details about your active subscription.

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11. Click FINISH to access the Bitdefender 2018 interface.

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How to upgrade to Bitdefender Antivirus?

Bitdefender Antivirus gives you unmatched cyber-security and offers a wealth of features designed to keep your family safe. It is the first version to be delivered via product update, instead of uninstall and install.Bitdefender Antivirus

Users who want to upgrade for free from Bitdefender 2016 or an older version to the newest Bitdefender version must download the latest installation file from the Bitdefender website and uninstall their current product. Activation is possible only with a valid subscription.

If you are using the 2016 version, you can upgrade to the newest version by following these steps:

1. Download the latest installation file from Bitdefender Central and run it.

NOTE: This will automatically download Bitdefender 2018 and uninstall Bitdefender 2017.

2. Restart your computer.

3. Click INSTALL.

4. After the installation is complete, click START USING BITDEFENDER.

5. In the new window, click FINISH. You can now use your Bitdefender 2018 product.

If you are using the 2016 version, you can upgrade to Bitdefender 2018 by following these steps:

1. Download the latest installation file from Bitdefender Central and run it.

NOTE: This will automatically download Bitdefender 2018 and uninstall Bitdefender 2016.

2. Restart your computer.

3. Click INSTALL.

4. After the installation is complete, click START USING BITDEFENDER.

5. In the new window, click FINISH. You can now use your Bitdefender 2018 product.

If you are using the 2015 version or an older one, you can upgrade to Bitdefender 2018 by following these steps:

1. Download the latest installation file from Bitdefender Central and run it.

NOTE: This will automatically download Bitdefender 2018 and uninstall your old Bitdefender product.

2. Restart your computer.

3. Click INSTALL.

4. After the installation is complete, click START USING BITDEFENDER.

5. In the new window, click FINISH. You can now use your Bitdefender 2018 product.

How do I renew my Bitdefender Antivirus protection?

When your Bitdefender protection is about to expire, you must renew your license key.

    1. Open the Bitdefender window.
    2. A link that indicates the number of days left on your license appears at the bottom of the Bitdefender window. Click this link to open the registration window.
    3. Click Don’t have a license key? Buy one now!
    4. A web page will open on your web browser where you can purchase a Bitdefender license key.
      Follow these steps to visit a website where you can renew your Bitdefender license key

    NOTE: As an alternative, you can contact the retailer you bought your Bitdefender product from.

  • Follow these steps to register your Bitdefender with the new license key:
    1. Open the Bitdefender window.
    2. Click the License Info link at the bottom of the window. The registration window will appear.
    3. Enter the license key and click Register Now.
    4. Wait until the registration process is completed and close the window.