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Device Protection

Installation Instructions and Links

For Microsoft Windows Devices:

Hi there,

This software is for your Windows computers.  

Your subscription license key is:



The subscription is good for x computer(s).

green_checkmark_rx.jpegBefore getting started, uninstall any 3rd party antivirus or internet security software on the computer.  Windows Defender should be uninstalled or turned off.

green_checkmark_rx.jpegYou may want to "copy" the subscription license key number above to your clipboard in order to "paste" it to the subscription field later.

green_checkmark_rx.jpegDo a Windows update and reboot on your computer before beginning the installation.

Installation Instructions:

  1. Open this email on the Windows computer you are protecting. 

  2. Follow the instructions included with the software using affirmative prompts and recommendations.

  3. Allow time for a complete download. Depending on your connection's speed, it can take up to 10 minutes to complete the installation.

  4. f-sec_black.pngIf the F-Secure app icon does not display automatically, find the black shield-shaped icon in Programs and click to display.  We recommend no changes in Settings. 

This is powerful software. Please allow enough time to complete the download and installation without interruption - usually less than 10 minutes.

Finally, congratulations on choosing "Cyber Security for Life" by using the best device protection technology in the world.

Click to begin download and installation.

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The installation file will be downloaded.

If it does not open automatically, find it in Downloads or on your Desktop, depending on your settings.

NOTE - If the downloaded file does not open properly after clicking, be sure the file has the extension; .exe  after the file name.

After Installation: 

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green_checkmark_rx.jpegLeave the computer on and connected for several hours to complete the routine.

green_checkmark_rx.jpegLook for our emails updating you on progress and observations, as needed.

Thank you.

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Total Digital Security

Go to the Getting Started for Device protection page, here

Back to the main Device Protection support page, here.

Back to the Home page, here.


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Video - How to install Device protection from Total Digital Security.