Bitdefender Update

Bitdefender Antivirus Update

You can Bitdefender Update either automatically or manually. You are recommended to update the Bitdefender software automatically. However, if your software fails to update automatically, do it manually. Perform the easy steps to update the Bitdefender product manually.

Bitdefender 2019 Manual Update

  • Launch any web browser on your computer.
  • Visit the official page of the Bitdefender product.
  • Navigate to the Manual Update column and then select the link provided beside your product and system architecture section.
  • Make sure to name the file name as weekly.exe to save it on your computer.
  • Move the saved file to the removable device like a flash drive.
  • Again, transfer the weekly.exe file to your computer.
  • Double-click the executable file and then select Next.
  • Checkmark the box beside the I Accept box to agree with the License Agreement of the Bitdefender product.
  • Select Next Install Finish to finish the Bitdefender Update process.
Bitdefender Update

Bitdefender Rescue Disk Update

  • Launch the Bitdefender Rescue CD window on your computer.
  • Select Settings Update Settings Enable HTTP proxy.
  • Fill the Proxy Host, Proxy User, and Password field with the relevant Bitdefender Update information.
  • Select Save Update Now Close.

How to Check for Bitdefender Updates?

To check the Bitdefender Antivirus Update, perform the following steps.

  • First, launch the Bitdefender window.
  • Next, go to the Update panel.
  • This will show the time of the last update under the Panels name.
  • Now, check for the latest updates for Bitdefender Antivirus.
  • Tap the Events option in the Main window, under the toolbar.
  • Next, click Update that is on the left side menu. 

Why Bitdefender does not Update Automatically? 

To troubleshoot this issue, do the following steps.

  • If the system is installed with other security programs, make sure to uninstall it.
  • Ensure that you run removal tools for the other security programs that you have installed before and restart the computer.
  • Next, uninstall the default version of the Bitdefender and Reboot the system.
  • After running the Bitdefender removal software, restart the computer and then try to reinstall it.
  • Next, make sure to turn on automatic updates.
  • First, launch the Bitdefender window and go to the Update Panel.
  • Tap the switch to on the Automatic Update.
  • Make sure that the Game mode or the Automatic Laptop mode is off.
  • First, open the Bitdefender main interface.
  • Tap Settings from the upper toolbar.
  • Next, move to Bitdefender Update Settings Overview window.
  • Choose the General tab.
  • Now, click the toggle switch to turn off the Automatic laptop mode/ Automatic game mode.
  • Verify whether the Bitdefender settings are correctly done.
  • Tap the Gear icon on the main interface.
  • Click the Update tab and make sure that the update settings are done properly.
  • Next, proceed to the Bitdefender Firewall and click the Shield icon.
  • Now, click View Modules and then click the Gear icon under the Firewall module.
  • Now, in the Adapter's tab. Check whether the Firewall is correctly set.
  • Next, if the issue is not resolved, make sure to send the error message to Bitdefender support.
  • Go to the main Bitdefender interface.
  • Click the Bell icon option to access the Settings menu.
  • Choose the Update tab and click the Critical tab, and this will display the correct error message.

How to Fix Bitdefender Update Failed Error?    

To troubleshoot this problem. Perform the steps below.

  • First, ensure that the update has been set correctly.
  • Next, check that the Bitdefender is not blocked by the firewall.
  • Go to the Bitdefender Firewall window and click the Bitdefender’s Protection menu.  
  • Next, move to the Firewall module and then click the Gear or the Settings icon to check that the firewall is OK.
  • Next, click the Edit Stealth Settings and toggle the switch off.
  • Make sure to turn off the other firewalls.
  • Check whether the proxy settings are done correctly, if not perform the following Bitdefender Antivirus Update steps.
  • Go to the Bitdefender window and tap the Gear icon or the Settings icon to open the Settings option.
  • Choose the displayed Advanced tab.
  • Toggle the switch off to turn the Clean my PC proxy off in the Proxy usage option.
  • Click Custom Proxy Settings and change the required settings.
  • Now, apply the setting changes by tapping OK.
  • Next, update Bitdefender by downloading the update file from the manufacturer’s site.
  • Now, double-click the file that you downloaded and go to the Setup wizard.
  • Tap Next to proceed with the installation process.
  • Choose I Accept the programs and terms and tap Next.
  • Tap Finish once the installation is done.
  • Next, try to uninstall and reinstall the Bitdefender Update and make sure to upgrade the new version of Bitdefender.