Installing Bitdefender from DVD
For customers who purchased Bitdefender Home User Solutions, we recommend following the below steps in order to fully install and use your new antivirus software
- Insert the DVD. It will autorun on Windows.
- Click on “Bitdefender Installation” to continue.
- The below window will appear. Please choose the product you have purchased.
- Click “Install” to proceed.
- After proceeding with the installation the below window will show up.
- If you are using an old version of operating system proceed by clicking “Install from CD/DVD”.
- If you are using a new version of operating system proceed by clicking “OK”.
- The following window will appear after executing step 5. Please wait while the package is being prepared.
- After step 6 is completed, the below window will show up. Please select your desired language and then press “Install”.
- After step 7 Bitdefender will start configuring your PC and scan. Please note that during this step, in case you have previously installed other antivirus solutions, Bitdefender will ask you to uninstall them before proceeding. After uninstalling, restart your computer and the Bitdefender installation will automatically continue from where it was left.
- After installation is completed, click “Start Using Bitdefender” as shown in the picture below.
- Once you click on ”Start Using Bitdefender” the below window will pop up.
- If you use Bitdefender for the first time, fill your First Name, Last Name, e-mail address and new password for your Bitdefender Central account, then click “Create Account”.
- If you used Bitdefender before or are installing it on another device, then click on “Sign in”, then fill in your Bitdefender Central e-mail address and password. If you have license for more than 1 device, always sign in with the same e-mail and password.
- Please note that in case you have a license key for more than one user, you will need to use the same account in order to install Bitdefender on your other devices.
- The account can be accessed at any time by going to: https://central.bitdefender.com (for instructions about how to use your Central account please see the post “How to use Bitdefender Central”).
- After choosing you option, your Bitdefender product will automatically configure, and once finished your device will be fully protected.