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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

Install Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security on Windows PC

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

  1. Check if your Windows™ PC meets the system requirements.

  2. Download the installer file to begin the installation.

    Download Installer

  3. Double-click TrendMicro_17.0_EL_Full.exe to run the installer.

    Click Yes when the User Account Control window appears.

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

    System Check

  6. Type your serial number, then click Next.

    Type serial number

    • If you forgot your Trend Micro Serial Number, check your serial number and subscription by logging in to your Trend Micro Account.
    • If you receive the error message "Invalid Serial Number", refer to this Knowledge Base article for instructions: Error: Invalid Serial Number.
  7. Read the Data Disclosure Notice, then click Next.

    Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure

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

    License Agreement

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

  10. Provide a computer name, then click Next.

    Computer Name

  11. Click Finish.

    Installation Completed

  12. After activating, you will see the main console of Trend Micro Security.
    Your protection upon installation is configured for optimum protection so you don't need to do anything.

    Main Console

FOR WINDOWS 7 Users:

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.


Purchase the Premium Installation Service and have an expert get your Trend Micro Security product up and running.

Premium Services for Home Users

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