1. The first step to downloading TDS Internet Security is to log in to portal.tds.net using your TDS email address and password. If you encounter problems or are unsure what this is please call 1-888-CALL-TDS.
 
TDS home page navigation bar with Sign In button highlighted.  
Secure Log In page. Two fields for User Name/Email Address and Password followed by a Continue button.

2.  Once logged in you will be redirected back to the TDS home page. Click the links icon in the upper right area (it looks like 9 black squares) and in the menu that drops down click the "TDS Internet Security" icon.
Icon with 9 blank squares highlighted and active, displays dropdown menu of icons. TDS Internet Security icon highlighted.  

3.  The next page has the download for TDS Internet Security and also displays your subscription key.
About TDS Internet Security page. Download for Windows button highlighted.  
4.  Click "Download for Windows" and then, depending on your browser, you will need to Run and/or Save the file to start the installation.

5.  The following screen will appear when the program installation begins.
TDS setup window. Status bar for Downloading at 18% complete. Followed by buttons for Skip and Cancel.

6.  This next screen will detect if any programs running will interfere with TDS Internet security. If any conflicts appear, those programs will need to be uninstalled.
TDS Cleanup Tool window. Terms of use link followed by Accept and scan button and Skip button.
 
7.  Click Next
TDS setup window. Subscription key followed by Next button.
 
8.  Click Accept and Install. There is a link to the license terms if you wish to read them first.
Welcome to the TDS Internet Security setup window. License terms link followed by Accept and install button.
 
9.  The installation may take 5-15 minutes, depending on connection speeds and hardware limitations.
Installing TDS Internet Security status bar at 8% complete. Followed by Cancel button.
 
10.  When the program finishes installing, this screen will appear, confirming TDS Internet Security has been installed and is working.
Online Security status with green checkmark and text Your computer is protected. Buttons for Virus scan and Settings.

11.  The option to turn on safe search will come up shortly afterwards, which blocks harmful websites and secures web searches. You may need to restart the computer to see this option. We recommend turning on this feature.
Turn on Safe Search window. Buttons for Turn on and No thank you.
 
12.  If you turn on Safe Search, an option to install the Toolbar will then appear. Click OK.
 Checked box next to Install the toolbar option.

13.  If Safe Search was enabled the following message should appear.
Safe Search Turned On window. Instructions for using Safe Search in Internet Explorer. Two buttons: Help and Close.
 
14.  If you encounter any problems with this installation process please call the Remote PC team at 866-492-6797. They are available:

Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm CST
Saturday: 9am-6pm CST

If you do not currently have Internet Security and would like to add this to your TDS services, click here.

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