Like most good Antivirus software Bitdefender Antivirus Plus is fairly easy to install. In this post, we guide you through the installation process.

First, download the installer file from a trusted source.

You may have to enter your email address to download the installer. If you do not want to do this and still get the installer, then un-check the box “I agree to receive communications from Bitdefender.”

An executable file named “bitdefender_antivirus” will appear in the lower left of your Windows screen.

A window will appear asking if you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Click Yes.

The Bitdefender 2020 installation will begin.

For more information, see our Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Review here.

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Downloading

It will begin to prepare the program to install after it is fully downloaded.

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Preparing

If there is an issue with compatibility with previous antivirus programs already installed on your computer, a window will appear that warns of an Application Compatibility Check.

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Application Compatibility Check

The programs that cause issues will be listed with an Uninstall button on the right.

Once uninstalled, click “Continue.”

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Subscription Agreement

Read and accept the Subscription Agreement.

You can choose another language other than English in the drop-down menu on the lower right.

Click “Install.”

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Progress

The install will start and a progress bar will show on the bottom of the window.

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Successfully Installed

Once finished, it will state that Bitdefender was installed successfully. Click “Start Using Bitdefender.”

Create your account by entering your name and a new password. Click “I agree with the Terms of Use.” Click “Create Account.”

If you have an activation code, enter it into the next screen and click “Finish.”

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Configuring

It will then start configuring.

Once complete, Bitdefender and VPN icons should appear on your Windows desktop and system tray. Click the Bitdefender icon to start the program.

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Installation Main Window

To Recap…

Antivirus software should be fairly easy to install. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus is no different in this regard. Installing and setting up this program takes just a short amount of time.

For more information, see our Bitdefender Antivirus Plus Review here.

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