Installing Antivirus+ Security

  • Solution ID:1118016
  • Last Updated:Jan. 14, 2020 3:14 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus+ Security - 2018, 2019, 2020;
  • How to Install Trend Micro 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


Microsoft has formally announced Windows 7 End of Support. Because Microsoft no longer fixes issues on this version, it has become increasingly difficult for Trend Micro to keep users safe on this operating system. We encourage all of our users to upgrade their PCs to a more modern operating system which will provide greater stability and security.

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_16.0_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

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

    Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure

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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