The all new Bitdefender AntiVirus Plus 2013 is now available and we are tracking some of the best discounts and coupon codes of the season. See below for our favorite Bitdefender AntiVirus 2013 coupons and promotions. We are also tracking the daily deals and upgrade promotions whenever available. As soon as Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2014 is released in September or when we get any beta tester links, we’ll post it here at uCouponCode.com.
Save up to 60% on select versions of Bitdefender AntiVirus now on sale at Amazon. With some of the best prices on the 3 PC, 2 years versions. Amazon’s prices tend to change and vary across versions so exact discounts can vary. Most orders can also qualify for free shipping. See site for full offer details.
Get 15% off at bitdefender.com with coupon code: SDCBIT15. This is currently the best promo code to use if you are shopping at the official factory store. If you need multiple licenses (to use on more than one computer) or if you purchase protection for multiple years, then you can also save a bit more with the already included discounts. This coupon will expire at the end of this month.
New customers can try Bitdefender AntiVirus Plus 2013 free for 30 days. Like with Norton or ESET, Bitdefender also has all of their 2013 computer protection software programs available for free trial download. It’s just recommended that you first uninstall any older antivirus programs before you activate this one just to avoid any possible conflicts. This offer is only open to customers that haven’t tried AntiVirus Plus previously.
Our review of Bitdefender AntiVirus Plus 2013
Bitdefender has a new product to keep you computer protected from external threats. The industry leading Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013 commands the same aesthetically pleasing and intuitive interface as other Bitdefender products. The antivirus product is uncomplicated and focused solely on scanning and protecting your computer and data from viruses and phishing attempts.
Scanning process, whether a quick, full, custom, vulnerability, or rescue mode, follows a step-by-step process of running a scan of selected areas of the computer and external devices, selecting an appropriate action once the scan is complete (take proper action or no action), and going over the summary of the whole process. It is easy to use in a way that it eliminates a guessing game as to what to do next. The steps are clearly established and the process is as easy as it can be.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus has 5 main features:
- General – Responsible for scheduling events, tweaking the settings (password protection, game and laptop mode) and switching on and off the new autopilot function.
- Antivirus – Decide on how aggressive the shield of on-access scanning and active virus control should be, vulnerability monitor, select items you want to exclude from scanning, overlook and manage quarantine portion of the software.
- Privacy control – manage antiphishing (toolbar and web browser), data protection, and encryption for Yahoo messenger.
- Update – Everything related to how to carry out new downloads to P2P updates.
- Network map – Provides a visual outline of your network connections and let’s you decide which connections to enable and whether or not initiate scans and other actions on other computers in the network
Autopilot, mentioned above, is a new feature introduced in 2013 edition of the software. It is very useful because it allows you to take the full advantage of the program benefits without configuring it; Bitdefender makes all the security decisions for you. Just switch it on (the switch can be found in the top right corner of the home interface) and the software will make the optimal security decisions for you. If necessary, you can later personalize you security settings.
Vulnerability scan looks for areas where the viruses might sneak through because of outdated versions of software or inappropriate settings. You can maintain the vulnerability scan on, which together with autopilot will take care of all those issues automatically. You can custom manage this function by focusing either on critical or regular Windows updates, application updates, weak passwords, or media auto-run. It is quite handy, displaying side-by-side your version of the item in question versus the current version and provides a direct link to a vendor’s website.
Bitdefender has also improved its search advisory that displays an impossible-to-miss message preventing you to access websites known to host malware and prevents phishing attempts. When a search results are displayed, Bitdefender attaches a small icon next to each website classifying them as safe or potentially malicious.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013 is the recipient of the Gold Award by TopTenReview.com for the best antivirus software. It bested 24 other products rated by the website and received a maximum score in all the judged categories. There weren’t any weaknesses that the reviewers could point out and they simply summarized that the product “delivers effective and affordable protection. Buy it and don’t look back.” It also received “Very Good” Editor Rating from pcmag.com. The editor found that it wasn’t the best malware-blocking product and it was missing advice (secure/unsecure) for many websites in the search window. Nevertheless, it is one of the best products based on the scores received by the independent tests (AV test) and its antiphishing protection is “the best antiphishing tool I’ve ever seen.” The features such as rescue mode, personal information protection, and social networking protection makes it a very good product to own.
Compare Antivirus Plus to Total Security 2013.