Computer Security has gone beyond just protecting a computer from viruses, it has gone up to protecting private data and information safe, protecting the computers users from identity theft and so on. Today’s modern antivirus solutions also need to check network security, prevent intrusion attacks etc. So far, we have reviewed many anti-virus solutions on TroubleFixers and we we have given away many such licenses to our readers to protect their data and computers from attacks. In this article, we will review one of the popular Antivirus solutions called Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 and will give away 5 one year licenses to our readers who participate in this giveaway. The Giveaway is sponsored by Bitdefender and is open to anyone across the globe. The Giveaway shall be open from 22nd March 2012 to 15 April 2012, after which 5 winners will be selected randomly from among the participants and will be contacted by us. We will also update this article with the name of the Winners after 15th April 2012.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 Detailed Review
I have been using the Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 from over a week now and I will share some of my experience and features of the antivirus with you. First of all, I used the web installer to install the antivirus which is a very small installer which can be easily downloaded form Bitdefender website here. The antivirus is available with a 30 days free trial after which you need to purchase a key (License code) for activation, you can win one key from us in this giveaway contest.
When you install Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 using the web-installer, it will automatically detect any previously installed security product, it will uninstall such products before proceeding so that there is no conflict of security products, and will download the latest version of the Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 from official servers and install it on your windows computer.
After the Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 is successfully installed and system is restarted for completion, you will see a main home screen of the antivirus as below:
The main screen has been designed for simplicity and has 5 main tabs for Antivirus, Privacy, Update, Network Map and SafeGo. The first four tabs are quite standard while the 5th one, SafeGo is a social network safety program from Bitdefender which protects your Twitter and Facebook accounts from any malicious links or suspicious updates. This is one of the unique features of SafeGo, to use the same, you need to activate them using the Bitdefender SafeGo from the antivirus homepage option, it will take you to the Twitter or Facebook API page and will ask you to authorize the SafeGo app.
Other than this, the Antivirus is quite smooth and does not put too much load on the computer resources, it provides with details and logs of the antivirus scans after a scan is completed. It updates itself form Internet automatically and warns you of any security threat. It protects your computer in real time with its auto-pilot mode and for heavy gamers, it has silent mode or gaming mode as well when it does not run any heavy processes so that you can get an engaging gaming experience on your computer.
You can set security and privacy levels as per your needs and define the rules to exclude certain files or folders from being acted upon.
It also shows vulnerable programs installed on your windows computer for which updates are already released and suggest you to upgrade such programs for better security and privacy of your computers and its data.
It also monitors your computer’s network map. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 has option to manage computers on the network using same antivirus and update these computer’s antivirus databases from each other’s database. This will save on network usage if multiple computers on the same network are getting updates from the Bitdefender servers.
In case of any help requires by the users, users can contact the support by in-built support options in a convenient manner.
When you install the Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012, it automatically installs security extensions in your computer’s web browser which keep monitoring the webpages when you open and warns you of any unsafe of malicious pages which pose threat to your computer or data on your computer.
All in all, Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 is a very comprehensive antivirus for use on Windows computers and does provide a good level of security without compromising on the overall performance of the computer. To win a free license of Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 for one year, participate in the contest below, we are giving away 5 licenses.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 Giveaway – 5 Licenses To Be Won Worth $39.95 Each
To win a one year since PC license of Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012, just follow the simple steps below:
- Follow @troublefixers on twitter OR Become a Fan of TroubleFixers on Facebook
- Tweet the following text from your twitter account OR Share this text on Facebook – “Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 Giveaway – Win Free Licenses (via @troublefixers ) – http://bit.ly/GEvT6a”
- Sign Up for our free email newsletter here.
- Leave a comment below on this article telling about which feature of Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 you like the most or you can suggest a feature you would like to have apart from the mentioned features. Please use a valid email id (we will contact you via this email id if you win a license.)
1. The license code will be shared by email, so please use a valid email id for commenting.
2. The giveaway will be open till 15th April 2012. After which we will select 5 winners at random from the list of participants. We will contact them via email and send the license code to winners.
3. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 is also available on the official website of Bitdefender and can be directly purchased from there.
Good Luck !
Updated on 16th April 2012:
Out of the 27 Participating entries, 7 have been disqualifies for multiple entries on same IP. Among the remaining 20 entries, 5 have been randomly selected. The 5 winners of this contest are:
- Gautam Hans
We will soon email you the link to download of official antivirus and an activation code. If you are among one of the winners and don’t get the email from us, please write back to us at admin [at] troublefixers [dot] com
Congratulations to the winners!
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