Windows 10: Current version of Bitdefender Solved

  1.    12 Apr 2017 #1

    Current version of Bitdefender


    Hi. I've used Bitdefender for a few years - current version is 1.0.21.1109 and in Programs & Features it's listed as Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition.

    However, if you go to bitdefender.co.uk and scroll down to the bottom of the homepage where it says Tools & Resources/Free Antivirus, it leads you to a file called bitdefender_online.exe. This file promised to overwrite my existing bitdefender and replace it with a new version 'fully compliant with Windows 10' (or words to that effect). That didn't happen - I got a program installed called 'Bitdefender Agent' and the installer for bitdefender_online.exe went into a loop at every restart.

    Can anyone tell me what the 'proper' version of Bitdefender for W10 is? Thank you.
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  2. Posts : 16,125
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       12 Apr 2017 #2

    Hi dortmunder

    I use Bitdefender Free AV and you can DL here > Free Antivirus Software - Download Bitdefender Antivirus Free

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  3.    12 Apr 2017 #3

    Hi Stephanie and thanks. That takes me to the same exe file mentioned before: bitdefender_online.
    Do you have a program installed called Bitdefender Agent and does your Bitdefender look like this:
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  4. Posts : 16,125
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       12 Apr 2017 #4

    Hi er no mine looks like this >

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    Have you logged in to Bitdefender ?
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  5.    12 Apr 2017 #5

    Yes indeed (you can see it in my attachment above). What's your version number and what have you got listed in Programs & Features?
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  6. Posts : 16,125
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       12 Apr 2017 #6

    Version >

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    Programs & Features

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  7.    12 Apr 2017 #7

    It's all a bit strange – my version is higher than yours and my 'system' is protected whereas your 'device' is protected. I'll maybe send a 'ticket' to Bitdefender seeking clarification. Thanks for your help so far.
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  • Posts : 16,125
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       12 Apr 2017 #8

    Your welcome

    But note the graphic of Bitdefender at the download site looks the same as mine ?

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  • Posts : 12,425
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)
       14 Apr 2017 #9

    I can confirm that Stephanie's version is latest Bitdefender free version. But there is also business version that I'm not familiar with.

    Links and notification of the latest version are in this thread: bitdefender-free-2016-out-beta

    Edit: if I remember correctly, your version is Bitdefender free 2015
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  •    19 Apr 2017 #10

    I've deleted what I had and reinstalled so that I now have the new version. My thanks to you both.
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