Protect another device using your Antivirus+ Security subscription

  • Solution ID:1118055
  • Last Updated:Sep. 23, 2019 6:07 PM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus+ Security - 2018, 2019, 2020;
  • How to Add Another Device on my Antivirus+ Security Subscription
This article shows you how to download, install, and activate additional protection to your other Windows computer using your Antivirus+ Security license.

To protect another device, do the following:

  1. Open the Trend Micro Security main console by doing either of the following:
    • Double-click the Trend Micro icon on your desktop.
    • Double-click the Trend Micro system tray icon at the bottom right of your computer, near the computer clock.
  2. Click Protect Another Device.

    Main console

  3. Click Add a device, then click Windows.

    Select Windows

  4. Select how you want to share Antivirus+ Security:
    Expand All
    OPTION 1: Send email
    OPTION 2: Copy link
    OPTION 3: Download
  5. Double-click the TrendMicro_16.0_EL_Full.exe to run it.

    Click Yes when the User Account Control window appears.

  6. Wait for the installer to extract the files needed for the installation.
  7. Wait as Trend Micro checks if your computer is compatible for installation.

    System Check

  8. Type your serial number, then click Next.

    Type serial number

  9. Read the Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure, then click Next.

    Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure

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

    License Agreement

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

  12. Provide a computer name, then click Next.

    Computer Name

  13. Installation Completed window should appear. Click Finish.

    Installation Completed

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

    Main Console

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