How To Configure Bitdefender Using Proxies

Daniel - July 5, 2021

How To Configure Bitdefender Using Proxies

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Several Bitdefender users complained about being unable to automatically configure it on their computer. If you’re not getting regular Bitdefender updates, you may have to configure Bitdefender manually using a proxy IP address.

Therefore, in this post, you will learn how to configure Bitdefender manually using proxies.

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How To Configure Bitdefender Using Proxies

Below are simple step-by-step process for configuring Bitdefender

Step 1: Launch the Bitdefender program on your system. On your dashboard, click on the ‘settings’ icon under the ‘Dashboard’ menu on the left side of your screen

Step 2: On the ‘Settings’ page, tap on the ‘Advanced’ tab

Step 3: In the ‘Advanced’ settings, toggle on the ‘Proxy server’ button

Step 4: Click on the ‘Proxy change’ icon to go to the proxy menu

  1. You can choose the ‘Import proxy settings’ from the default browser option if you have configured your browser to use proxy settings. However, you will have to provide your proxy server username and password if requested

  2. The ‘Custom proxy settings’ options let you configure Bitdefender’s proxy settings using proxy server IP address by filling in the following fields:

    1. Address: Type in the IP address of the proxy server

    2. Port: fill in the port number via which Bitdefender can connect to the proxy server

    3. Username: fill in your proxy server username

    4. Password: enter your proxy server password

Step 6: Click ‘OK’ to save the new changes you have made to Bitdefender’s proxy settings.

Bitdefender will use the new proxy settings to carry out regular updates and also protect your details.

About Bitdefender

Bitdefender antivirus is a leading antivirus popularly preferred by millions of computer users worldwide because it uses web-based technology to provide the best security solution to malware and cybersecurity issues worldwide.

One important feature that makes Bitdefender stand out as the antivirus of choice is its cloud-based scanning and updates for optimal performance.

Therefore, with a good internet network, you get regular Bitdefender updates to give you round-the-clock protection. However, if you’re having issues getting Bitdefender updates over the net, you might want to check your proxy server settings.

Configuring Bitdefender with proxies protects your data and privacy by shielding you from third-party cookie trackers, phishing, and malicious websites and making you appear anonymous online.

Conclusion

Configuring Bitdefender gives it the ability to protect your data and privacy while online. You also get the added benefit of timely updates, enhanced protection from phishing sites, and faster scanning time.

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