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LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender

    You can install and activate LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender on Windows computers in your Central account. This feature is available for former Central Premier subscribers and current Central Base plan plus Security module subscribers.

    Once you have installed LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender to your computers, you can manage antivirus status, updates, and more on the Antivirus page in Central.

    What is LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender

    LogMeIn Antivirus uses a Bitdefender engine to get real-time information to proactively identify and protect against unique, sophisticated threats.

    The following features are included in LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender when installed on a workstation
    • Anti-phishing
    • Behavioral Scan
    • Exclusion list
    • Export AV information to Excel
    • File Scan
    • Group by computer group, AV software version, AV policy or real time protection
    • Protection against ransomware
    • Silent install
    • Traffic Scan
    • USB scan
    The following features are included in LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender when installed on a server
    • Exclusion list
    • File Scan
    • Silent install
    • USB scan

    Make sure your Central version and your Windows OS is supported and is up-to-date. To find out the latest Central version check out the Release Notes. Make sure your users have the Anti-Virus Management enabled under user permissions.

    Installing LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender

    See how to install and activate LogMeIn Antivirus on a Windows host.

    Note: As a Central user, you can install multiple antivirus software on a host.
    Users should have the Central and Antivirus management enabled permissions enabled. Primarily, to ensure optimal performance, all other anti-virus software, except for Windows Defender must be manually removed from the host. After you have removed your previous antivirus software from your software;
    1. Log in to your Central account, and go to Antivirus.
    2. Click Manage.
    3. Select the checkbox for each computer where you want to install LogMeIn Antivirus.

      Result: The Actions button is activated at the top of the page.

    4. Click Actions > Install LogMeIn Antivirus.
      • For hosts that are online with no conflicting anti-virus software installed, LogMeIn Antivirus is installed and activated.
      • If conflicting anti-virus software is detected, you must remove it before continuing.
      • If offline hosts are detected, you should bring them online before continuing.
      • The host-side end-user does not need to take action to complete the installation. Host-side users are not interrupted.
    Tip: To manage your LogMeIn Antivirus policy, go to the LogMeIn Antivirus menu.

    LogMeIn Antivirus remains active as long as a host remains attached to your Central account. Activation renews automatically every 30 days.

    As with other Central features, if you have trouble with the LogMeIn Antivirus installation, contact customer support by selecting Contact Support in this article.

    Removing LogMeIn Antivirus powered by Bitdefender

    LogMeIn Antivirus is a separate software and not removed when you uninstall the Host software from a computer.

    When you remove the host software or detach a host from your account, LogMeIn Antivirus remains installed, but does not renew. LogMeIn Antivirus eventually notifies the host-side user that the service is no longer active.

    To remove LogMeIn Antivirus from a host, you must manually uninstall it by using Bitdefender's removal tool that you can download here.

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    Article last updated: 18 November, 2022