Installing Bitdefender

Installing Bitdefender for Haverford College owned computers.

Haverford College is moving away from Kaspersky Antivirus and moving to Bitdefender GravityZone Business Security.

Bitdefender is licensed to be installed on College Owned computers only.

Please follow the instructions below for your appropriate operating system to uninstall Kaspersky Antivirus and install Bitdefender.

If you have any questions or need assistance with installation please contact the ProDesk.

**Please save and close all open programs before starting this process.**

Windows

The installation of Bitdefender will automatically remove any previous antivirus program.

  1. Open the Bitdefender installer folder here.  Bitdefender for Windows
  2. Right click the installer.xml file and click download then save file.
  3. Right click on the Bitdefender Windows file and click download.
  4. Click download anyway if prompted, then save file.
  5. Open up your downloads folder by
    1. Windows 10: Typing downloads in the search bar and click the downloads folder
    2. Windows 7: Click the Start button and typing downloads in the search bar
  6. Double click Bitdefender Windows.exe and click run.
  7. When the installer opens click Continue and wait a few minutes for Bitdefender to remove your current antivirus software. It should then begin the new installation itself.
  8. During the installation, Bitdefender may need to restart your computer.
  9. Once your computer restarts, Bitdefender will continue installing on its own. When the installation is complete, click Finish.
  10. If Bitdefender did not restart your computer during the installation, restart your machine one last time to finalize installation.

Mac OS

If you currently have Kaspersky Antivirus installed you will see a “K” icon like the one shown below on your task bar.  If you do, please follow the instructions below.

If you do NOT have Kaspersky installed please skip down to the second section labeled Bitdefender Clean installation.

  1. Download the Kaspersky package which contains the uninstaller here.  Select “Download anyway” when prompted that Google cannot scan for virus’s.                   Kaspersky package
    1. Do not run the package yet!
  2. Download the Bitdefender installer here.  Select “Download anyway” when prompted that Google cannot scan for virus’s.  Bitdefender for Mac
    1. Do not run the package yet!
  3. Go to your downloads folder by opening Finder and clicking Downloads.
  4. Double click the “Kaspersky Mac” file.
  5. Double-click on the “Uninstall Kaspersky Endpoint Security” option.
  6. Select “Open” from the Security prompt, if applicable.
  7. Select the “Uninstall” button from the bottom right.
  8. Enter your computer password and click OK.
  9. When it’s finished select “Done”.
  10. Restart your computer to finalize the uninstall.
  11. Log back into your computer and open up your downloads folder again.
  12. Double Click the Bitdefender for MAC installer and then the antivirus for mac package.
  13. Click “continue” on the installer window
  14. Select “Install” on the next step.
  15. Enter your computer password and select “Install Software”
  16. If a prompt comes up saying “System Extension Blocked” click the open security preferences button and click allow.
  17. Select “close” when the installation has finished.

Bitdfender Clean Installation

  1. Download the Bitdefender installer here. Select “Download anyway” when prompted that Google cannot scan for virus’s.  Bitdefender for Mac
  2. Go to your downloads folder by opening Finder and clicking Downloads.
  3. Double Click the Bitdefender for MAC installer and then the antivirus for mac package.
  4. Click “continue” on the installer window
  5. Select “Install” on the next step.
  6. Enter your computer password and select “Install Software”
  7. If a prompt comes up saying “System Extension Blocked” click the open security preferences button and click allow.
  8. Select “close” when the installation has finished.

If you have upgraded your Mac operating system to Mojave (10.14) you will also need to follow the extra steps here to complete the permissions changes.

Software Downloads

Active members of the Haverford College community are free to download and install any of the following software.  Most downloads will require that you are logged in to your HC gmail account to access.

Please be sure to remove installed software from your personal computer should you leave the college.

KeyServer, a program that connects to Haverford’s Software Licensing Server, must be downloaded prior to installing any software below noted with the KeyServer icon: 

Note: Some of these files are large and may take a significant amount of time to download. Downloads are available only for supported operating systems: MacOS 10.9 and later, Windows 7 and later. Please note, you are responsible for installing all critical security updates for your Operating System.

Type of Software Applications Available
Virus Protection: Kaspersky For Haverford staff and faculty, with college-owned computers:

CRITICAL. You must install this software. Remove all previously-installed antivirus software prior to installing Kaspersky Antivirus.

Internet and Mail Software:
FTP Client
  • Windows/Mac: FileZilla. FileZilla is open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License. See filezilla-project.org
  • Mac: Fetch
Media Players
  • Windows/Mac: VLC (free, open source software from VideoLAN)
  • Mac: QuickTime (from Apple)
    Quicktime for Windows is no longer supported by Apple.
  • Mac: Flip4Mac (from Microsoft)
Sound Editor
VPN Client
Web Browser
EMS Desktop Client
  • Windows: EMS Desktop Application
    Note: You will need to allow popups and unzip the folder in order to have the software install properly. Right click on the .zip folder download and select “Extract…”. Haverford PC’s use a preinstalled program called 7-Zip for unzipping folders.
  • Mac: EMS Approvers should use VDI to access EMS Desktop Client. Please contact IITS ProDesk for access to EMS_VDI.
Multimedia Software:
Adobe CS6: Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop Adobe’s licensing does not permit any items from the Adobe Creative Suite to be installed on personal computers for any reason.  To have any of these items installed on your Haverford issued computer, please contact the ProDesk.

Note: Adobe CS6 is not compatible with Macintosh High Sierra.  And will not be installed on any new Apple purchases.  If you require the Adobe Suite for your position please make sure to tell the ProDesk during your upgrade/order.

Academic Software:
ArcGis (GIS Software)
  • Windows: ArcGIS is available for faculty and staff. Contact the ProDesk.
ChemDraw
  • Windows/Mac: Chemdraw(follow instructions on CambidgeSoft web site)
LoggerPro 3: Data-collection and analysis software
Mathematica: Mathematical software
Microsoft Office

 

Origin: Scientific graphing and data analysis
  • Windows Only: Origin 8.6 (Be sure to look in the license key file for configuration information)
Rasmol and PyMolMolecular Modeling
Sequencher: DNA sequence assembly software
SciFinder: Scholar Reference scientific information in journals and patent literature
Sibelius: Music notation software
Stata 14: Statistical software

 

Miscellaneous Software
Database – Filemaker 
  • Windows: FileMaker 8.0, Filemaker 11: See ProDesk for installation.
  • Mac: FileMaker 8.0, Filemaker 11: See ProDesk for installation.
Keyserver Client 

FOR ALL VERSIONS – When installing, enter the Keyserver address: keyserver.haverford.edu 

Microsoft Office File Compatibility Microsoft Office Compatibility Issues
Microsoft Office 2007 Add-in
Compression
Screen Reader
  • Windows: Jaws for Windows
Spyware Removal
Xerox Print Drivers

 Keyserver is a program which tracks usage and assures we are in compliance with licenses for some applications that limit the number of concurrent users.