Bitdefender

Antivirus Plus 2013

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25 topics

What to do if I get a lot of pop-ups / ads (or my internet home page is changed)?

When going online, if you get pop-ups on the pages you browse, you probably got on your computer some intrusive applications/toolbars. The same thing applies if your homepage got ...

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How to manually remove an infected file from your computer

In order to manually remove an infected item from your computer you need to perform the following steps: 1. Restart the computer in Safe Mode. You can do that, by following ...

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Why did Bitdefender automatically delete an infected file?

If an infected file is detected, Bitdefender will automatically attempt to disinfect it. If disinfection fails, the file is moved to quarantine in order to contain the infection. For ...

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How to scan your computer with Bitdefender Rescue CD

Here's how to use Bitdefender Rescue CD to quickly scan and disinfect an infected operating system that cannot start normally: 1. First, you need to boot the computer from ...

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How to recover files with Bitdefender Rescue CD

This article shows how to use Bitdefender Rescue CD to recover files from an infected system that fails to start To copy files on a removable device: 1. Start Bitdefender ...

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How do I install Bitdefender on a second computer?

If you have purchased a license key for more than one computer, you can use the same license key to register a second PC. To install Bitdefender correctly on a second computer, ...

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How to upgrade for free from an older version to Bitdefender 2015?

Installing the latest version of your Bitdefender product is an important step to ensure that your computers are protected by Bitdefender. Important: If you ...

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Bitdefender installation fails due to ASUS AI Suite software

In some cases, one might encounter difficulties when trying to install Bitdefender on a computer that is also running the ASUS AI Suite software (the computer might freeze or a BSOD ...

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How to remove other security solutions

Running multiple security solutions on the same PC may affect their proper functionality as they compete for access to the same system resources. Even if they are turned off, there ...

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What is the vsserv.exe process?

Vsserv.exe is the main Bitdefender process that provides continuous real-time protection against a wide range of malware threats and online attacks. This process should run permanently ...

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How to remove a child profile ?

If you want to remove an existent child profile, follow these steps: On any device with Internet access, open a web browser. Go to: https://my.bitdefender.com. Log ...

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How do I test my antivirus solution?

To make sure that your Bitdefender product is properly running, we recommend you using the Eicar test. The Eicar test allows you to check your antivirus protection using ...

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How do I scan a file or a folder?

The easiest way to scan a file or folder is to right-click the object you want to scan, point to Bitdefender and select Scan with Bitdefender from the menu. To complete ...

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How to add websites to Safepay whitelist/blacklist

By default, Bitdefender detects when you navigate to an online banking site or online shop in any browser on your computer and prompts you to launch it in Bitdefender Safepay. In ...

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How do I create Windows user accounts?

A Windows user account is a unique profile that includes all the settings, privileges and personal files for each user. Windows accounts let the home PC administrator control access ...

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Safepay cannot start correctly due to Acronis Scheduler Helper

When using Safepay some applications mighttry to switch, without any consent, to the regular Desktop. For this reason these applications are considered to be conflicting with ...

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BSOD (blue screen) when trying to open SafePay

In some rare cases, your computer might encouter a BSOD (blue screen) when trying to open SafePay. In order to solve this situation, please install the following Microsoft hotfix. ...

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Bitdefender services are not responding

This article helps you troubleshoot the Bitdefender Services are not responding error. You may encounter this error as follows: The Bitdefender icon in the system tray is ...

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How do I reset the password for MyBitdefender account?

To set a new password for your MyBitdefender account, follow these steps: 1. Go to: https://my.bitdefender.com/ 2. Click on Forgot your password? 3. In the new ...

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How do I log in to MyBitdefender using another online account?

To successfully use another account, follow these steps: 1. Open the Bitdefender window. 2. Click MyBitdefender at the top of the window and then select Account settings ...

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How do I change MyBitdefender e-mail address?

You have created a MyBitdefender account using an e-mail address you no longer use and now you would like to change it. The e-mail address cannot be changed, but you can use ...

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Installing your Bitdefender product

For a better viewing experience, please change the video settings. Bitdefender installation is straight forward (only 3 steps and it’s on your computer) You can ...

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How do I register a trial version?

If you have installed a trial version, you may only use it for a limited period of time. To continue using Bitdefender after the trial period expires, you must register ...

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Invalid key

We kindly inform you that your license key was misused, and consequently invalidated. This usually happens when you purchase a license key from an unauthorized reseller or from ...

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When does my Bitdefender protection expire?

To find out the remaining number of days from your license key, follow these steps: Open the Bitdefender window. A link that indicates the number ...

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How do I switch from one Bitdefender 2013 product to another?

For a better viewing experience, please change the video settings. You can easily switch from one Bitdefender 2013 product to another. The three Bitdefender 2013 products ...

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How to check if your PC meets the recommended system requirements

You may install Bitdefender 2013 only on computers running the following operating systems: Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (32-bit) Windows Vista with Service Pack ...

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How do I renew my Bitdefender protection?

When your Bitdefender protection is about to expire, you must renew your license key. Follow these steps to visit a website where you can renew your Bitdefender license key: Open ...

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What to do when Autopilot/Autoscan/Auto Update are randomly disabled

Bitdefender is by default set to Autopilot for completely silent security. While on Autopilot, Bitdefender makes all security related decisions for you and you don't have to ...

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How to manually update Bitdefender 2013 virus definitions - using weekly.exe

For a better viewing experience, please change the video settings. For a better viewing experience, please change the video settings. Note:The weekly.exe application ...

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