Bitdefender

Sphere 2013

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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 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 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 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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How to remove a Fake Antivirus infection

Rogue security software designers create legitimate looking pop-up windows that advertise security update software. Such windows might appear on your screen while you surf the web. ...

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CryptoLocker ransomware – details and prevention

CryptoLocker is a new sophisticated malware that was launched in the late 2013. It is designed to attack Windows operating system by encrypting all the files from the system using ...

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What to do when Bitdefender does not detect malware (false negative)

In order to promptly resolve this issue, we kindly ask that you send us the malware file(s) as described below: NOTE: These files will be used for malware analysis only and ...

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What is a PUA / PUP software?

A PUA / PUP (potentially unwanted application / potentially unwanted program) is a software that may be unwanted on the PC and sometimes comes bundled with freeware software. 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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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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Where can I download my Bitdefender product from?

We have gathered all our products in the Bitdefender toolbox. It’s right here: http://www.bitdefender.com/Downloads/ If you have a Bitdefender license key, just download ...

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How do I install Bitdefender on a second/third/fourth computer? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

For a better viewing experience, please change the video settings. If you have purchased a license key for more than one computer, you can use the same license key to ...

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How to fix "No Google Token" error that appears when signing in to Bitdefender Mobile Security.

This error occurs when the device is not associated with a Google account, or the device is associated with an account but a temporary problem is preventing it from connecting to ...

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What does the Application Audit tell me about the applications I installed?

By tapping Application Audit in the Bitdefender interface you can see the permissions required by each of the applications installed on your device. The permissions are grouped into ...

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How to link your device to MyBitdefender

To use Bitdefender Mobile Security, you must link your device to a MyBitdefender account by logging in to the account from the app. If you do not have an account, create one at https://my.bitdefender.com. ...

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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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