Bitdefender

Windows 8 Security

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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 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 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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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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How to create a screenshot

To take a screenshot showing a specific message or situation you can follow the steps below: Press the Print Screen button on your keyboard. This will capture an image of ...

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Operating Systems required for running your Bitdefender products

Classic Line: Bitdefender Antivirus Plus, Bitdefender Internet Security, Bitdefender Total Security Bitdefender(2014) can be installed on: Windows XP with Service Pack ...

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How do I remove a file permanently with Bitdefender? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

If you want to remove a file permanently from your system, you need to delete the data physically from your hard disk. The Bitdefender File Shredder will help you to quickly ...

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How do I secure my online transactions with Bitdefender Safepay? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

To make sure your online operations remain private, you can use the browser provided by Bitdefender to protect your transactions and home banking applications. Bitdefender Safepay ...

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How do I create Windows user accounts? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

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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How do I block my child's access to a website? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

Bitdefender Parental Control allows you to control the content accessed by your child while using the computer and enables you to block access to a website even when you are not ...

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How do I restrict the Internet access for my child? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

Once you have configured Parental Control, you can easily block Internet access for specific periods of time. Bitdefender Parental Control enables you to control the Internet ...

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How do I prevent my child from playing a game? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

Bitdefender Parental Control allows you to control the content accessed by your child while using the computer. If you need to restrict access to a game or an application, you ...

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How do I protect my children from online threats? [Bitdefender Windows 8 Security]

Bitdefender Parental Control allows you to restrict access to Internet and to specific applications, preventing your children from viewing inappropriate content whenever you are ...

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How do I restart in Safe Mode?

Safe mode is a diagnostic operating mode, used mainly to troubleshoot problems affecting normal operation of Windows. Such problems range from conflicting drivers to viruses preventing ...

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How do I use System Restore in Windows?

If you cannot start the computer in normal mode, you can boot up in Safe Mode and use System Restore to restore to a time when you could start the computer without errors. To ...

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How do I display hidden objects in Windows?

These steps are useful in those cases where you are dealing with a malware situation and you need to find and remove the infected files, which could be hidden. Follow these steps ...

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