Upgrading to Bitdefender 2017 on my computer

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If you have Bitdefender 2016 and you want to upgrade to the new Bitdefender 2017, here are a few simple steps to install our new security product on your system.

NOTE: If you have Bitdefender 2015 and older, go to the bottom of this article and follow those steps.

Step 1: Go to your Bitdefender Central account

Step 2:  Select the My Devices panel.

Step 3: In the My Devices window, click INSTALL BITDEFENDER.

Step 4: Click on the DOWNLOAD button.


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

Step 5:  Wait for the download to complete, then run the installer (right click on the file you’ve saved > Run as administrator)

Step 6: In the process of installing Bitdefender 2017, you will be required to uninstall BItdefender 2016 from your computer and you will be assisted to do that. Just click on Uninstall previous version

Step 7: After Bitdefender 2016 is uninstalled, you will be prompted to restart your computer

Step 8: The installation process of Bitdefender 2017 will start on your computer. Now, just follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. After Bitdefender finishes installing it will automatically add the remaining days you had left on your old Bitdefender as long as they are the same product and are for the same number of users. 

 NOTE: If you have an old license key you can go to your Bitdefender Central account, and under My Subscriptions click on the ACTIVATION CODE. Then click on GET YOUR FREE UPGRADE NOW! and input your old License Key. Your old license key will be converted into a Bitdefender 2017 subscription.