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How To Turn Off Bitdefender?

To learn how to turn off Bitdefender Tools (BEST), consider the steps given below. You can use the uninstall tool if the current installation is corrupted.

How To Turn Off Bitdefender?
  • First, download the uninstall tool online.
  • Once the download is complete, launch the Command Prompt window with administrative rights.
  • Now, open the folder where the uninstall tool is saved.
  • Enter the following command: BEST_uninstallTool.exe /bdparams /password=your_plain_text_password
  • If Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools (BEST) is not protected with a password, download the uninstall tool and run it with administrative rights.
  • Now, Bitdefender Endpoint Security tools will be turned off.

How To Disable Bitdefender In Windows 10?

Sometimes, you may not be able to install a particular software when Bitdefender is enabled. In such cases, you can turn off Bitdefender temporarily. You can also disable the antivirus software permanently. You can disable Bitdefender if you feel that you are not well-protected and install another antivirus software. To turn off, consider the steps given below.

  • Open the Bitdefender application on your computer.
  • Now, navigate to the Protection section on the left panel.
  • Click the Settings option in the Protection window.
  • Select the Shield tab and disable the protection by clicking on the toggle off switch button.
  • Now, select a suitable duration to turn off Bitdefender.
  • If you are disabling the protection temporarily, select the Until system restart option. Click on the OK button.
  • Navigate to the Drives and Devices tab and turn off the Scan Mapped Network Drives.
  • Go to the Protection Features window and select Online Threat Prevention. Click Web Protection.
  • Now, click on the toggle switch button to disable the Web Attack Prevention, Encrypted Web Scan, Search Advisor, Fraud Protection, Network Threat Prevention, and Phishing Protection options.
  • Select Protection Features and disable Firewall, Antispam, Safe Files, Vulnerability, Advanced Threat Defence, and Ransomware Remediation modules.
  • Now, choose the Configure option that is near the Parental Control option.
  • Click on the More icon near your Profile.
  • Now, select Devices and deselect your computer. Click Save.
  • Turn off the Webcam Protection and Password modules.
  • Go to the Profiles column and turn off Activate Profiles Automatically and Real-Time Optimization.
  • If you have no idea about how to turn off Bitdefender Antivirus, click the Call button available on this page to reach our technical support team.