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Downloading and installing Titanium Maximum Security 2012 on your first computer

This article shows you how to download and install the latest version of your Titanium Maximum Security on your first or primary computer.
Note: This solution can be used for the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.
To download and install your Titanium Maximum Security 2012 program, please follow the steps below or watch an audio-video guide for instructions:
  1. Click the Download button below to start downloading the installer, then save it to your desktop.
  2. Run the installer by doing either of the following:
    • For Windows XP: Double-click the installer file.
    • For Windows Vista and Windows 7: Right-click the installer, then select Run as administrator.
    The installer will extract a folder to your desktop.
    Extracting files
  3. Wait while the program checks if your computer meets the system requirements necessary to run the program.
    Checking your computer
    A window will appear if no conflicting software was found on your computer and if the requirements are met.

    Note: If you encounter any problem at this stage, it only means that your computer does not meet the system requirements. You can visit this KB solution for more information: Computer freezes or hangs at “Now Checking Your Computer” when installing your Titanium 2012 program
  4. Select Paid version.
    Select a Paid Version
  5. Type your serial number, then click Next.
  6. Read the License Agreement, then click Agree and Install.
    Agree and Install
  7. Wait for the installation to finish.
    The Activate Your Protection window will appear.
  8. Type your email address, then click Next.
  9. Sign in to your Trend Micro MyAccount or register a new account. You can do this by following either of the steps below:
    • If you already have a Trend Micro MyAccount from a previous registration:
      Type your password, then click Next.
      Type your email address and password
      Note: Do the following if you do not remember your password:
    1. Click Forgot Password.
    2. Check your email to retrieve the password, then type that in the Sign In window.
    3. Click Next.
    • If you do not have a Trend Micro MyAccount, follow the steps below:
    1. Provide the information needed to create a new account on the fields provided.
    2. Read the Trend Micro Privacy Statement, then confirm that you agree with it.
    3. Verify if the information you provided is correct, then click Next to proceed.
  10. Click Finish when the Installation Completed window appears.
    Note: When the Introductory window appears, you can tick Don't show this page again, then close it.
    Tick Don't show this page again
  11. Click Scan to run an initial scan.
    Trend Micro recommends completing this step to begin protecting your computer.
  12. Move the installer to an easily accessible location for future use.
    For instructions, check this page: How to keep a copy of your Titanium installer file.
    Note: you can also do either of the following:
    • Click ?, then select Online Help if you need assistance or more information.
    • Click ?, then select About if you need to manually update your program.
      Select Online Help or About
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Applies To: Titanium Maximum Security - 2012;

Last Updated: Feb. 23, 2015 2:25 AM (PST)
Solution ID: 1058967