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How to upgrade for free from Bitdefender Windows 8 Security to Bitdefender Internet Security 2016

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

 IMPORTANT: If you are using Bitdefender Windows 8 Security you can upgrade, free of charge to Bitdefender Internet Security 2016


Here are the steps to perform the free upgrade:

1. Use our uninstall tool to uninstall/delete any previous Bitdefender related files: 


2. Then let’s transform your older license key into a Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 subscription:

NOTE: If you already done this, please skip to step number 3.

a) Access your Bitdefender Central account here (if you don’t have one yet, please create it)

b) Click on My Subscriptions

c) Now click on Activation code and in the window that pops up, please enter your current license key and click on Submit

These steps will transform your current license key into a Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 subscription.


3. Now that you have a 2016 subscription, please install the Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 product on your computer by following the steps from our installation article.

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