Bitdefender Threat Scanner

What is Bitdefender Antivirus Threat Scanner?

The Bitdefender Threat Scanner will scan your device for any harmful malware or threats and remove them completely. It will help you protect your device and secure your data and its privacy.  

Bitdefender Online Threat Prevention

  • The main aim of the online threat prevention module is to identify the threats before they attack the device and stop it before it enters the network or the device. 
  • Bitdefender added this new feature to its software recently to prevent the device from brute force and botnet attacks. 
  • To enable online threat protection, you have to make use of the steps stated below. 
  • Launch the Bitdefender interface on your system and access the Settings menu. 
  • Select the Online Bitdefender Threat Scanner option and then navigate to the Web Protection tab. 
  • Turn on the following five options.
  • Web Attack Prevention
  • Search Advisor
  • Encrypted Web Scan
  • Fraud Protection
  • Phishing Protection
  • Go to the Network Threat Prevention tab and enable it in the next step. 



Bitdefender Threat Scanner

Bitdefender Security Threat Scanner Message

  • If you have any issues with your Bitdefender Threat Scanner or it displays an error message, then follow the solutions mentioned here. 
  • There is a patch available on the Bitdefender software that will help you fix this issue. 
  • Download the patch by specifying your OS version and run it to solve the issue. 
  • Uninstall Bitdefender from the system and install it after a few minutes to rectify this error. 
  • From the Start menu, select the settings option. 
  • Tap the System icon and then choose the Apps option.  
  • Go to the Apps and Features tab and search for Bitdefender 2019.  
  • Select it and click the Uninstall option. 
  • Tap the Remove button. Choose the ‘I Want to Reinstall it’ or ‘I Want to Permanently Delete it’ option. 
  • Click the Next button, and the Bitdefender software will be uninstalled in a few minutes.  

Bitdefender Threat Scanner Uninstall 

  • To uninstall the threat scanner, make use of the Bitdefender Antivirus procedure available here. 
  • First, download the Bitdefender Uninstall Tool from the official site. 
  • Download the version of the tool that is compatible with your OS version. 
  • Install the tool on your system using the prompts displayed on your computer’s screen. 
  • Once the software opens after the installation, click the Uninstall button. 
  • It will scan your computer for the available Bitdefender files. If any files or entries are found, it will start deleting the software. 

Bitdefender Advanced Threat Defense Won't Turn On 

  • Bitdefender Threat Scanner recently had an issue with the advanced threat defense mechanism. 
  • The experts are working on it, and it will be solved with the next automatic update that takes place. 
  • Before the software is updated, try disabling the device guard to check if the issue resolves. 
  • In the Control Panel window, select the Programs and Features option. 
  • Lick the Turn Windows Features On or Off option available in the left panel. 
  • When the User Account Control screen appears, tap the Yes button. 
  • Tick the box near the Hyper-V Hypervisor and the Hyper-V option. 
  • Next, launch the Run window and type gpedit.msc to open the Local group {Plicy Editor on your system.} 
  • Access the following options available in the left pane. Select Computer ConfigurationAdministrative Templates system Device Guard
  • Now, choose the Turn On Virtualization Based Security policy to modify it. Highlight the radio button available near the Disabled option. 
  • Exit from the Local Group Policy Editor and restart the system to apply the changes. 

Bitdefender Threat Error 

  • To rectify this error, follow the forthcoming procedure. 
  • Clean the temp folder available on your system. 
  • To do so, launch the Run dialog box and key in temp. 
  • Tap the Enter key to open the temp folder. 
  • Now, choose all the Clean my PC entries listed there and press the Delete button. 
  • If you see any file running, then force close it to complete the deletion process. 
  • Go to the Run dialog box again, specify %temp%, and press the Enter button. 
  • Remove all the entries available in that folder and reboot your computer. 
  • Once the computer turns on, run the Bitdefender software and check if the error has been rectified. 
  • If these solutions do not work, then uninstall the Bitdefender Threat Scanner software from your system and install it after some time to sort out this issue.