Installing Antivirus+ Security

  • Solution ID: 1118016
  • Last Updated: Jan. 30, 2018 5:32 AM (PST)
  • Applies to: Antivirus+ Security - 2018;
  • Installation | Antivirus+ Security

Learn how to download, install, and activate Antivirus+ Security on your computer.

The solution is also applicable to the following scenarios:

  • Your computer does not have a CD drive
  • You do not have or have lost your Trend Micro CD installer
  • Your download link from the order confirmation email has already expired


We recommend that you print out this document or bookmark this page before proceeding because you will be asked to restart your computer during the procedure.

For installation instructions, you can watch this video tutorial or follow the steps below:

Make sure your computer meets the system requirements

To check if your computer meets the system requirements, refer to this Knowledge Base article: System Requirements for Trend Micro Security.

  1. Download the installer file to begin the installation.

    Download Installer

  2. Double-click the TrendMicro_12.0_EL_Full.exe to run it.
    Click Yes when the User Account Control window appears.
  3. Wait for the installer to extract the files needed for the installation.
System Check
  1. Wait as Trend Micro checks if your computer is compatible for installation.

    System Check

Serial Number
  1. Type your serial number, then click Next.

    Type serial number


License Agreement
  1. Read the License Agreement, then click Agree and Install.

    LIcense Agreement

  1. Wait for the program to install. This may take a couple of minutes.

  1. Provide a computer name, then click Next.

    Computer Name

  2. Installation Completed window should appear. Click Finish.

    Installation Completed

  3. Trend Micro main console should open. Your computer is now protected.

    Main Console

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