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Webroot.com/safe – Antivirus Software | Webroot Internet Security

Webroot offers an extensive range of robust and sophisticated cybersecurity solutions to safeguard your digital life. These products are extremely powerful, user-friendly and packed with innovative features. At “webroot.com/safe”, you get holistic, smart and multi-layer protection that keeps you secure from the ever-evolving digital threats. 

Minimum System Requirements

Requirements for Windows

Operating Systems:

  • Windows 10 
  • Windows 8 and 8.1 
  • Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1 
  • Windows Vista (32-bit), Windows Vista SP1, SP2 

System Requirements:

  • Intel Pentium/Celeron family, or AMD K6/Athlon/AMD Duron family, or other compatible processors
  • Minimum of 128 MB RAM 
  • Minimum 15 MB of Free Hard Disk Space 

Internet access with one of the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 9.0 and higher 
  • Mozilla Firefox – current and most recent versions
  • Google Chrome – current and most recent versions

Requirements for Mac

Operating Systems:

  • Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • macOS 10.12 (Sierra)
  • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

System Requirements:

  • Minimum of 128 MB RAM 
  • Minimum 15 MB of Free Hard Disk Space 

Internet access with one of the following browsers:

  • Apple Safari 7.0 or higher.
  • Mozilla Firefox; current and most recent versions.
  • Google Chrome; current and most recent versions

Requirements for Mobile

Operating Systems:

  • Android operating system version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher
  • Apple devices with iOS version 4.2 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad mobile digital devices


Webroot Setup

The Setup procedure for “webroot.com/safe” requires you to first purchase any of the available products that suit you the best. The best part is you can purchase your preferred product both from the online as well as offline sources. In other words, it allows you to install the software with or without the CD. 

  1. First and foremost, you must procure an uninterrupted, high-speed internet connection, preferably a Broadband Connection. It is essential for the Download and Activation process for “webroot.com/safe”. 
  2. Secondly, you must ensure that your system fulfils the specified system requirements for your purchased product. 
  3. In addition to that, your system must be free from any previously installed security software. This is because any previously installed software can interfere with the Setup process. 
  4. Apart from all this, you will need your Product Activation Key for completing the Setup procedure for “webroot.com/safe”. This key code is a unique combination of 20 alphanumeric characters that you get at the time of purchasing your product. This reference number holds complete details of your purchased product and subscription. You usually get it in your Purchase Confirmation Email in case of online purchase. Alternatively, it is printed on the Retail Card or CD in the package if you have got it from any offline source. 
  1. First of all, you should launch any of the available Internet Browser on your computer. For this, check your system’s Taskbar or Desktop. You may find an icon for a Web Browser like Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, Mozilla etc. Hence, click on the available Browser icon to open it.
  2. After that, go to its Address Bar. It is located at the very top of the “Browser” window. Here, you should enter “webroot.com” correctly. Then, press the “Enter” key.
  3. As a result, it will open the official website for “webroot.com/safe” on your system. Now, look at the very top of this window. Here, you will notice “My Account” around the middle part of the window. Hence, click on it to access the Account Login Portal of “webroot.com/safe”.
  4. On the following window, look at the right-hand panel for the “Create Account” tab. Now, click on it to open the Account Creation page.

  5. Thereafter, you should fill in the empty fields with required Profile Information accurately. This includes your Webroot Product Keycode, Email Address, Password, Your Personal Security Code, Security Question and Security Answer. Finally, click on the “Register Now” button. Then, verify your Email Address to complete the Account Creation process. 
  6. Next, you should return back to the Account Login Portal. Here, you should enter your registered Email Address and Password correctly. Then, click on “Login” to access your Webroot Account. 
  7. Subsequently, your Webroot Account will display a secure link to download the purchased version of “webroot.com/safe”. Hence, locate the purchased product. Then, click on the Download tab beside it.
  8. Consequently, it will start downloading the Setup File for Webroot. Hence, wait for the same to complete properly.
  9. Meanwhile, you may get a pop-up box prompting you to provide a preferred location to save the downloaded Setup File. Therefore, click on “Save” or “Save As”. Then, click “Browse” and enter your preferred location. 

Installation for Windows 

  1. First of all, locate the downloaded Setup File on your system. You may find it at your system’s default download location i.e. Downloads Folder. Else, check it at the location set during downloads.
  2. Now, open the “Setup File” by double-clicking on it.
  3. Next, you should click on “Run” on the following Security Warning box.
  4. As a result, the Installation Wizard will appear on your screen. Here, you must enter your 20 digit Product Key when prompted.
  5. In case if you have lost your keycode, click on “Help Me Find My Keycode”. Then, follow on-screen instructions to locate your keycode.
  6. Along with that, you will find the “Installation Options” tab to change Settings of “webroot.com/safe”. Hence, click on it if you want to change any Installation Settings. For example,  
    1. Install Location 
    2. Create a desktop shortcut
    3. Randomize the installed filename to bypass certain infections
    4. Protect the SecureAnywhere files, processes, and memory from modification
    5. Change Language
    6. Proxy Settings
  7. After making these changes, return back to the Installer by clicking on the Back Arrow. 
  8. Then, click on the “Agree and Install” button. 
  9. Now, wait for the installation process to complete. 
  10. Subsequently, enter your Email Address associated with your Webroot Account if prompted. Then, click “Continue” 
  11. Finally, restart your computer. 

Installation for Mac

  1. First of all, locate the downloaded Setup File. Then, double-click on it.
  2. Now, drag the Webroot SecureAnywhere icon drop it on the Applications Folder.
  3. Next, you should double-click the Applications folder to open it.
  4. Then, double-click the Webroot SecureAnywhere icon. Thereafter, select “Open” on the following pop-up box to open the Installer.
  5. On the following window, enter your Product Activation Key accurately. Then, click on the “Activate” button. 
  6. After that, a Security Warning Box appears to seek your permission for installation. Hence, enter your Mac Administrator Login Username and Password correctly to permit the same.
  7. Then, click “OK”.
  8. On the following window, click on “Install Safari Extension” to initiate the installation process for “webroot.com/safe”. 
  9. Thereafter, click “Install” on the following pop-up box to confirm the same. 
  10. As a result, it will initiate the installation process. Hence, wait for the process to complete properly. 
  11. Finally, restart your Mac device.

Installation for Mobile Device

  1. To begin with, launch the Google Play Store or Apple Store on your Android or iOS device respectively.
  2. Then, search “Webroot” to install “webroot.com/safe”. 
  3. Now, open the “Webroot Mobile Security & Antivirus” from the search results.
  4. Next, you should tap on the “Install” button to start the installation process. 
  5. Thereafter, select “Allow” or “Accept” on the following pop-up box seeking access to your mobile’s data. 
  6. After that, tap on “Open” once it finishes Installation for “webroot.com/safe”.
  7. Subsequently, review the terms of “License Agreement” and tap on “Accept”.
  8. On the following window, tap on the “Activate” button.
  9. Then, enter your registered Email Address and Product Activation Code to complete the “webroot.com/safe” setup process. 
  10. After that, restart your mobile device.