Well we all know the importance of Internet security and keeping your device same from malwares and viruses. Besides protecting your online activity with a VPN, you can also rely on a good antivirus product to do this task of removing any malicious files or infected files from your system. We are so much busy in our work or daily activities that we forget to take care of ourselves. So we hit the gym or start to take care of our health now a days. Similarly its really very much important to take care of your device.
Its health is very much important too. To make sure it is free from any infection or diseases(virus) you need to make sure you search for them and fix or remove them accordingly. This may feel a bit tedious for the user as there may be thousands and millions of files in a device. You cannot do it manually without any know-how of internet security. So let us automate and give this work to an antivirus software. There are many antivirus softwares available in the market. So is BullGuard your go to software for hunting down viruses? Well let us find that out!
BullGuard Antivirus Review
BullGuard Antivirus is a multi-platform software which can be purchased for one device or for upto 3 devices for a year. So good news for Mac users, you can install this device to your system. For the Windows users the installation process is the same and there should be no problem in installing the software as such.
You can purchase BullGuard Antivirus from this link. Then you can go ahead for buying the package as per the need.
Packages: (You can click below and purchase the packages)
Installation on Mac: How to install Bullguard on Mac?
Installing the software on Mac is same as you do for other softwares. Open the installer package by double clicking the downloaded file.
An introduction screen will appear. Here you can click on Continue.
Please note: Read all the instructions as mentioned in front of your screen before proceeding each step.
Here the user can read the EULA (End User License Agreement). You can click on CONTINUE to proceed. A dialog box will appear stating that you agree to the license agreement to proceed.
Destination Select Screen
Here the user can select the default drive where in the user wants to install the software. By default the hard disk is selected, you can select any other available disk as per requirement.
Installation Type Screen
Here the installation will skip the Destination Select screen if you have only one available disk. The needed disk space for the software will be shown here.
So before installing BullGuard Antivirus it will ask for Username and password of your Mac to proceed. So you can enter your credentials of your Mac and proceed ahead by clicking on “Install Software”.
So when the installation gets completed successfully it shows the message on screen. “Installation was Successful” message will appear. Click on “Close”.
To start the application you can go to Launchpad -> BullGuard Antivirus and click the icon there.
How to activate the Licence Key of BullGuard Antivirus?
So once you have installed the software. Open it from Launchpad -> BullGuard antivirus. So when you open the software for the first time it will ask you if you have an existing login or register to use the software.
How to Register?
To register, you must type in a valid email address and a password. After that click “Create account” button.
Please Note: The password must meet the complexity criteria (at least 8 characters)
In the Login screen then enter the registered e-mail and Password and Login.
If you have purchased the Antivirus for 1 device then you can click on Enter License Key. there enter the key which you might have received by e-mail from Amazon or you can find from My Account if purchased from Main site of Bullguard.
Once you installed the antivirus software, now its time to check if there are any infected files in your system. We liked the simplistic UI of the software. So you can see very minimalist options on your screen. So at the first use it is recommended to do a “Full Scan” of your system. So it will scan all the files on your system. This process can take a while to scan your system.
If it finds any infected files then it automatically transfers it to Quarantine Folder of the software. From Quarantine menu you can delete or fix the files as per the need. Its essential to delete the infected files as it may cause damage to the system. Though if important files are infected then because of those files that particular software may not function properly.
So you also can see the path of the file which is infected in Quarantine menu. Ideally its good to delete the infected files if they cannot be fixed. In a Custom Scan you can only scan a particular folder or files. So it is like the customized version of the scanning process as per the requirements of the user.
Its recommended to keep the “Realtime Protection” switch to ON(green symbol will be showcased when switched ON). Your paid subscription(or if on trial version) and the days left will be mentioned at the bottom of the screen.
Bullguard Antivirus is a very simple to use Antivirus Software recommended for users who like to safeguard their devices from infected files with ease. Very much useful and does the work of removing viruses from your computer. It is also available at a very reasonable price.
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