F‑SecureHow to Install F Secure Protection Service?

The F Secure Protection Service is a Finnish antivirus application that was formerly called Data Fellows. This antivirus application is available for Windows and Mac computers. The steps to download F-Secure for both these operating systems are given below.

How to install F Secure Antivirus on Windows?

You can install the F-Secure Antivirus on your computer by following the guidelines mentioned below. Before you proceed with the easy steps below, make sure your computer software is up-to-date and that you are logged into your Windows computer with Administrator rights.

  1. Open the browser on your Windows computer and go to the F-Secure website.
  2. Navigate to the Download Products page and locate F-Secure Antivirus.
  3. Click the Download button beside the F Secure Protection Service application and choose Save or Open to proceed to the next step.
  4. If you click Save, go to the download location and double-click the F-Secure Antivirus installer.
  5. The Antivirus installation window pops up on your screen. Click the Accept and Continue button to proceed.
  6. Provide your F-Secure Antivirus subscription key in the field and then click the Next button.
  7. After the installation is complete, launch the F-Secure Antivirus and set your preferences.

Install F-Secure Antivirus Mac

Follow the how to install F Secure Antivirus guidelines given below to install F-Secure Antivirus on your Mac computer.

  1. Go to the F-Secure official website and go to the Products page.
  2. Select F-Secure Antivirus from the list of products and choose your operating system to initiate the download.
  3. Navigate to the F-Secure download location after the download is complete and double-click it.
  4. The F-Secure Antivirus installer pops up on the screen. Click Next to agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  5. If the Mac OS prompts you to enter your Administrator credentials at this stage, do so and then click Install Software.
  6. You will be requested to enter the F Secure Protection Service key. Enter it and then type your Admin credentials if prompted again.
  7. Launch the F-Secure Antivirus software after closing the installer window and set your preferences.
Step by step to Activate F-Secure

You can follow the guidelines mentioned below to activate F-Secure on your computer after you have downloaded the F-Secure application to your PC.

  • Double-click the F-Secure installer on your computer and click the Accept and Continue button on the installer screen.
  • The F-Secure application detects your computer’s default language and sets the same as the antivirus language.
  • You can change the F-Secure application language by clicking the Language by choosing the corresponding option on the top-left portion of the menu bar.
  • Now the F-Secure application will prompt you to enter the subscription key. You can purchase one by logging in to your F-Secure account on the official site and navigating to the Key section.
  • Enter the F-Secure key and then click the Next button to finish the installation and activation.

How to enable Complete Protection In F Secure?

To enable the Complete Protection feature in F Secure Protection Service software, follow the how to install F Secure Antivirus steps given below.

  • Install the F Secure antivirus on your system from the official site.
  • Set a unique and strong password.
  • Update the F secure software periodically.
  • Check the encryption status of your data. For that, open the Settings app on your system, navigate to System and select the About option.
  • Search for Device Encryption option in the About section.
  • The encryption status of your data is displayed on the screen.
  • Update your system firewall periodically.
  • Click Settings  Update & Security  Windows Security  Firewall & network protection  Windows Defender Firewall to check the status of your Firewall.