How to Install Bitdefender Antivirus 2017

Login to Bitdefender Central

Operating System: Windows 10

Antivirus versions: Bitdefender Internet Security 2016, Bitdefender Total Security 2017

Bitdefender Antivirus 2017, along with its expanded versions, is considered as one of the best malware protection tools available on the market today. The reason for this is mainly its strong protection engine which takes up the minimal amount of your system's resources.

Here's our video guide demonstrating how to install Bitdefender Internet Security 2016, and an overview of its recommended configuration:



Here's an illustrated guide showing how to install Bitdefender Total Security 2017:

  1. Choose the Bitdefender package that's most suitable for you, by visiting the link below (this is my recommendation):



    Bitdefender Total Security 2018

  2. Log in to your brand new Bitdefender Central account with your credentials and click "Install Bitdefender":


    Login to Bitdefender Central

    Login to Bitdefender Central


    You will be able to access this interface from any of your devices where you'd like to install Bitdefender, as long as you have enough licenses.


    Bitdefender Central - Device Management

    Bitdefender Central - Click the Blue Button


  3. Click "Download" on this screen.


    Download Bitdefender Installer

    Download Bitdefender Installer by clicking Download


  4. Your download should start automatically, but if it doesn't you have to try again.


    Bitdefender Installer should run automatically

    Bitdefender Installer should run automatically


  5. Once downloaded, run the installation file and confirm for your Windows that it's a safe application by clicking "Yes" on this screen:


    Allow your PC to run the Bitdefender Installer

    Allow your PC to run the Bitdefender Installer by clicking Yes


  6. On this screen you're downloading the Bitdefender installer:


    The installer is being downloaded

    The installer is being downloaded


  7. You will see this little window as the installer's files are being unpacked:


    Bitdefender is unpacking the files

    Bitdefender is unpacking the files


  8. Accept the License Agreement by clicking install:

    Note that by sending usage reports, no personal data is being transferred. You simply help Bitdefender collect statistics about potential issues with the software and improve it for you and the rest of Bitdefender's users.



  9. The installation process includes a full system scan to make sure it's installed on a completely clean system:


    Installation process alongside a full scan

    Installation process alongside a full scan


  10. You're done, and now you can go about your day without worrying about online threats and malware with Bitdefender:


    Bitdefender Total Security 2017 is Installed

    Bitdefender Total Security 2017 is Installed


Once you've downloaded and installed Bitdefender, it's important that you update it to the latest virus definitions.

Simply click "Update Now" and Bitdefender will check and download the latest update.


No update - no problem - Update Bitdefender with One Click

No update - no problem - Update Bitdefender with One Click


You don't have to do this because Bitdefender is configured by default to check for updates every hour and install automatically. If you'd like to change these settings, you simply go to Settings > Update and set everything to your liking.


Bitdefender Update Settings

Settings for Bitdefender Updates


Though highly unlikely, but if you don't like the protection Bitdefender provides, you can get your money back within 30 days of your purchase without providing a reason.

So to be on the safe side, make sure you bookmark our best antivirus software reviews and choose a different antivirus when the time comes.

By Dennis Z

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