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How to install BullGuard when you already have a version installed


The BullGuard installer is able to detect installed BullGuard copies and automatically uninstall them for you. You can also reinstall BullGuard manually by uninstalling the version you already have on your computer and manually installing it again.


Before installing BullGuard Antivirus, you will need to download it first. You can do so from: https://www.bullguard.com/thankyou.aspx?action=download&pid=25.


Windows security warning

When running the BullGuard Downloader tool or the BullGuard Installer, you may receive a security warning from Windows. For Windows Vista/7/8 UAC warning click on the Yes button.




Step 1


The first window to appear is the Welcome screen.





Before proceeding with installing the application, you need to agree to the EULA (End User Licence Agreement) which presents the rights and responsibilities of both user and BullGuard Ltd.

Click on the Install button to continue

Step 2


If you already have a version of BullGuard installed on the computer, you will need to uninstall it before proceeding with the installation process. Click on the Next button to uninstall BullGuard.




Step 3


The uninstall process is silently managed by the installer tool which will also save your current BullGuard settings and preferences.




Step 4


You will need to restart the computer to complete the uninstall process. The Reboot now option is selected by default and clicking on Finish will restart the PC. Choose I want to manually restart later if you want to restart the computer at a later time.






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Note that the install process will not continue further unless you restart your computer. Also, make sure to save any documents you have open before clicking on the Finish button.

If you choose to restart the computer later, you will need to do it manually.

Step 5


Right after restart, the process will automatically resume and install BullGuard on your computer. Please allow the installation to finish and do not close the window while BullGuard is being installed. BullGuard will download the latest updates and run a preliminary quick scan of your computer. As soon the progress bar reaches 100%, a new screen will appear




Step 6


Once BullGuard has finished installing, you will be prompted to login.




Step 7


Once you click on Create account or Log in to BullGuard, a new window will display a screen with all the new features of the 2014 version of the program. When you are finished, click Done.