Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac System

Bitdefender antivirus is a security tool for Mac devices. It scans for malware, viruses, unnecessary files, and removes them from the device. The Bitdefender virus scanner is free for Mac devices. This Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac tool is easy to install and provides real-time protection.

Bitdefender Infected Web Resource Detected

Before downloading Bitdefender, make sure you have enough storage space on your Mac device, and the device should have the internet.

  • Open the browser and type the link https://central.bitdefender.com in the address bar.
  • Now, sign in to your account. If you do not have an account, you can easily create one.
  • Click on My Devices and then select Install Protection.
  • There are two options available in a new window.
  • Choose 'Protect this device' to install the Defender on the computer you are using now.
  • Select the device owner and save the file.
  • Or, choose 'Protect other devices' to install the Defender in another computer and pick the device owner
  • Now, click 'Send Download link' and enter an email address.
  • Open the link on the device on which you want to install Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac.
  • Once the Defender file is downloaded, open the file and launch it.
  • The Install Bitdefender window will open, select Continue.
  • Read the Software License Agreement.
  • Now, choose a language for using the software and click Continue.
  • Agree to the license agreement.
  • Click on Install and wait for it to be completed.
  • Now, select Continue and click Close to close the window.
  • Sometimes, in Mac devices, the System Extension Blocked notifications will appear. To change the Security and privacy settings, select OK and click Allow for the Bitdefender SRL.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac

Uninstall Bitdefender for Mac

These steps have to be followed to uninstall Defender application from a Mac device.

  • Select Go from the menu bar and click Applications.
  • In the Applications window, open the Bitdefender folder.
  • Open the Bitdefender Uninstaller.
  • In the pop-up window, click Uninstall.
  • To proceed with the uninstallation Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac, enter the correct Username and Password.
  • Click OK and close the window.

Now, open the Macintosh HD window. If you cannot find it in the dock, then follow the given steps

  • Click Finder from the menu bar and select Preferences.
  • In the Finder Preferences window, check the Hard disks to display the Macintosh HD on the dock.
  • Select 'Library' from the Macintosh HD window.
  • Then move the Bitdefender folder to the Trash. For this, you will have to enter the password.

If this doesn’t remove the Bitdefender folder from the dock then try following the below steps:

  • Right-click the Bitdefender icon.
  • Click Options and select Remove from Dock.
  • Make sure that you remove all the extensions from the Library folder through Go in the menu bar.

Bitdefender VPN Not Installing On Mac

Try installing Bitdefender VPN by going through these steps.

  • Open the Bitdefender window, select Privacy from the navigation menu on the left side.
  • Select Open under the VPN tab.
  • Alternatively, click Go in the menu bar, which is on the top of the dock.
  • Choose Applications and open the Bitdefender folder.
  • Now, open the Bitdefender VPN. If this doesn’t help, you need to restart your device and try installing it.
  • Try connecting to a different network.
  • If the issue persists, change the DNS. Set the Preferred NS to 1.1.1.1, and the Alternate DNS to 1.0.0.1. Restart your device.
  • Using an older version of the Bitdefender can be the reason why VPN is not installing, So update to the Bitdefender application to the latest version Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac.
  • Bitdefender VPN is not a separate app; instead, it is an individual subscription from the Bitdefender Security subscription. So it essential to subscribe to the particular VPN service.
  • For more assistance, contact our technical experts.

Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for Mac

When you are Online, there are chances you can get pop-up ads that can be harmful programs for the device. The Bitdefender adware removal tool is used to remove these browsers add-ons, adware, and Genieo virus. It is a free application for Mac devices.

  • Open the link in the browser https://www.bitdefender.com.
  • Download the Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool.
  • Disclose the file and launch it on your Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac.
Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool