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Bitdefender is antivirus software designed to protect computers from viruses and spyware. The Bitdefender products feature antivirus and antispyware, personal firewall, privacy control, user control and backup for corporate and home users.

This text contains information about installation, scanning and updating the Bitdefender Antivirus and will guide you through the details of those processes.

You can download it for free on this link: http://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/free.html

Once you’ve downloaded the binary file from the link (after you’ve pressed Download, a dialog box will appear where you should click the Save File), locate it on your computer, double-click it, press run and the download and setup process will begin.

  • Your download has begun.

1. Downloading

  • The Bitdefender is automatically unpacking the installation files.

2. Unpacking the Installation files

  • A window will appear where you can choose the Language you wish to use; after reading the license agreement you need to check the I Accept the terms of the license agreement box and then press the Next button.

3. Language and Accept terms

  • In the next window the installation path is shown to you, which you don’t have to change if there is no reason for that. Also, it’s recommended that you check the box for Perform Initial system quickscan and then press the Start button.

4.Installation path, system quick scan

  • The next window shows you the progress of the scanning the system files, downloading and installing the setup files.

5. Scanning, downloading files and installing

  • Now the Bitdefender has been successfully installed. Click the Finish button and you are ready to use the Bitdefender antivirus.

6. Installed

  • Click on the Bitdefender icon on your Task bar to open your newly installed antivirus program. As you can see it is very easy to use.

7. Bitdefender

  • It is recommended that you log in. You can do that through Facebook, G-mail or you can create your own account.

8. Log in

  • If you decide to Create a Bitdefender account this window will appear and you need to fill in the necessary information in order to successfully log in.

9. Create a new account

10. Mannual updates

  • Make sure you keep the Virus shield On, so that your system is protected at all times.

11. Virus shield

  • You should also keep the Auto Scan On because it periodically checks your system, without affecting the performance of your applications and your computer.

12. Auto Scan

  • Scanning your files and folders with Bitdefender is very easy. Just right-click the file or the folder you wish to scan and from the drop down menu click on Scan with Bitdefender.

13. Scanning

  • Then you can check the scanned file on the Bitdefender interface (On Demand Scanner).

14. Scanned file

Using the Bitdefender Antivirus will provide you with an excellent system protection, without affecting your computer’s performance and speed.

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