[Review] Bitdefender Windows 8 Security

Bitdefender Windows 8 Security
Bitdefender is the top name in the Internet Security business. Bitdefender's antivirus has outmatched all the rivals including Kaspersky, ESET and McAfee in the recent third party Lab tests. Many of the internet security providers had come up with many softwares dedicated to Windows 8 Operating System recently, but Bitdefender Windows 8 Security is the only Security package which is completely designed for Windows 8 only.

The main addition to Bitdefender's Windows 8 Security is the compatibility for Microsoft's new Early Launch Anti-malware feature, which allows the program to launch before other boot drivers and can inspect them for protection.

In addition, the program can also check your Windows 8 applications for security issues, and adds with the Security Center to keep you in touch with your system's security issues.

Windows 8 Security holds features vital for internet security, they are:-

Interactive Main UI

The Main UI of the software as it is fully compatible with Windows 8 is also has the modern Windows 8 Metro UI look. Bitdefender makes its product easy for the user and access all features from Main UI. You can access all features of Antivirus, Privacy, Firewall from the Main UI. All the issues and warning can be seen from the Main UI which is quite well managed and arranged.

Early Start-up Scanner

It Uses Early Launch Anti-Malware (Elam) technology which prevents your system from dangerous malware trying to infect your computer at Windows 8 startup.

Proactive App Scanner

It automatically analyses your Windows 8 applications and informs you when one has been compromised or suspicious activity takes place.

Security Info

Bitdefender is integrated with the Windows Security Center and continuously keeps you up to date of the security of your PC.

Scan Boost Technology

You will experience the antivirus product you've always sought - a high scanning speed, top anti-malware protection and a streamlined experience.

Online Remote Management

Stay connected to your device’s security from any Internet-connected device. MyBitdefender allows you to see security status, fix security issues and initiate scans on any of your Bitdefender-protected devices.

My Bitdefender dashboard

The Dashboard includes the option to update your Bitdefender and Registration. It also contains Remote management, Safe box option, Anti theft, Parental control and safe-go for Social Networking websites.

Full Privacy Protection

Personal data filter prevents critical data, such as your social security number, from ever leaving your computer. It blocks websites supporting various scams or credit card phishing attempts. It keeps your conversations private on Yahoo! and MSN Messenger.

Bitdefender Safepay

It is a secured Internet browser by Bitdefender which provides protection from intruders and hackers while you are operating online banking and e-shopping pages by opening them in separate secure browser.

Bitdefender Autopilot

It provides an interruption free experience by making optimal security. Autopilot is something that takes decisions automatically, without asking each and every small thing from the user. Hence, it is very important for basic users who don’t know much about computers, and often get confused after seeing the dangerous virus warnings.

USB Immunizer

Immunizes all flash drives and other storage devices so that you don't have to worry about USB infecting your systems any more.

Advanced Parental control

Windows 8 security blocks improper content, allow you to limit web access between specific hours, and helps parents remotely monitor their children's online activity.

Bitdefender Security for Windows 8 provides five different Scan options to choose from i.e Quick Scan, System Scan, Custom Scan, Vulnerability Scan and Rescue Mode.

This Security suite costs $74.95 for license of a year which is applicable for 3 PCs.

You can also give a try to other Bitdefender products which helps you in providing enhanced security to your system. Checkout other antivirus downloads from Bitdefender.


  1. Bitdefender is on top in security. But i am sticking with Avast Free Version...as i don't have to spend any money for this.

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