Monday, September 2, 2013

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 Version 17 – 30 Day Trail Download

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 v17BitDefender has been the first security vendor to announce 2014 antivirus product, incorporating its unique BitDefender Photon technology. You could experience the best antivirus at blazing speed, with no performance hiccups. BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 has excellent phishing protection, preventing the loss of private data. You can manage passwords, financial transactions in an isolated browser, scans Facebook profile, and scans system for vulnerabilities.

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 is the latest edition which is capable of providing the well-built antivirus engine with core protection, safeguarding your computer from dangerous websites in your search engine results. A weekly security report that highlights the important aspects is sent to your personal account.

The latest version has only few added features such as multiple update logs can be opened from the same event, master password pop-up is not displayed before filling information for Facebook and Twitter account, reboot option missing from AVC events that requires a reboot, and more.

You can try BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 for 30 days or purchase for $39.95 for 1 PC per 1 year. Some of the features are disabled in this antivirus edition, as they are only present in BitDefender Internet Security and Total Security 2014.

Installation and Interface:

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 requires .NET Framework 3.5 or higher version installed in your system and should have minimum 1 GB RAM, 800 MB free hard disk space and a 800 MHz processor. As soon as you complete installation, the antivirus product has two configuration modes – Autopilot and Automatic Game. If you want to run the program with default settings without interrupting user activity, enable “Autopilot” mode and if you wish to play games without any disturbance, enable “Automatic Game” mode.

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 v17 - Main Interface

Coming to the interface, BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 possesses a contemporary and clean interface, along with high customization levels. At the top of the interface, it shows the current security status of your computer, and three important options – Autopilot, Events, and Settings. Below to this, five significant protection modules are included namely Antivirus, Privacy, Update, SafeGo, and Wallet. Each module has a different set of options which can be configured easily with a few clicks.


  • Antivirus and Antispyware – The "Active Virus Control" includes a proactive, dynamic detection technology which can monitor system’s running processes behavior in real-time and marks suspicious activities.
  • Non-intrusive and extremely fast program.
  • BitDefender Safepay (Improved) – Automatically opens all your online transactions in a separate and secure browser, thus keeping your usernames and passwords safe away from hackers and intruders.
  • Security Report (New) – Get a complete security status report for the past week regarding scans and disinfections, pending issues and other feature recommendations and notifications of BitDefender.
  • Wallet (New) – A Password manager that can store your sensitive credentials and instantly logs you into your favorite websites, apps, and emails.
  • BitDefender Autopilot – Takes best possible decisions related to security without your interference. You can configure settings so that there are no pop-ups and alerts.
  • BitDefender Photon (New) – An exclusive and innovative technology from BitDefender that improves your system speed and performance, making your old PC to a new one.
  • BitDefender SafeGo – Filters e-threats by scanning links that are exchanged from your Facebook and Twitter friends. It also monitors your privacy settings for hassle-free experience.
  • It contains other important features like Antiphishing, Vulnerability Scanner, Rescue Mode, Security Widget, MyBitDefender dashboard, Remote Management, USB Immunizer, Search Advisor, and the Personal Data Filter.

The “Antivirus Scan” has five different scanning types – Quick, System, Manage, Vulnerability scans, and Rescue mode. You can start scanning instantly or schedule them for future use. You can configure scan options such as the level of security, use of system resources, running the task with low priority, shutting down the computer after the task completion, etc.

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 v17 - Wallet Password Manager

As far as “BitDefender Wallet Wizard” is concerned, it keeps your sensitive information secure while configuring a strong master password for managing all your “Wallet” items. You can either create a new Wallet database or import an existing database from your computer.

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 has some difficulties installing on malware-infected systems while its password management feature “Wallet” is limited, as it cannot fill Web forms. Although, nothing new from its previous versions, BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 has enhanced performance along with a useful password manager. You can give it a try for its impressive collection of effective security tools and a great choice for regular PC users.