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BitDefender Business Client

What is BitDefender Business Client?  (from Bitdefender)

The security requirements for any company, no matter how large or small, should be the same. While protecting your company's intellectual property and securing customer data are good business practices, the impact of any virus outbreak greatly affects the companys operational efficiency and can incur lost productivity ...  Read more


BitDefender Business Client is a program developed by Bitdefender. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is seccenter.exe. The software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 157.62 KB (161,405 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 43% of users of BitDefender Business Client come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bitdefender.com/business/client-security.html
Help link: www.bitdefender.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bitdefender\bitdefender 2008
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EB4766BC-1967-41A5-80A7-3B1E8733C4F6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 157.62 KB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by BitDefender Business Client

Program executable:seccenter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\bitdefender\bitdefender 2008\seccenter.exe
Additional files:
  • about.exe - BitDefender Business Client (BitDefender About)
  • actxcont.dll - ActiveX Container
  • agentreg.dll - BitDefender Registration Plugin
  • antispam.dll - BitDefender Antispam Plugin
  • antispament.dll - BitDefender AntiSpamEnt Plugin
  • antispy.dll - BitDefender Antispyware Plugin
  • ashield.dll - BitDefender Antispyware Shield Plugin
  • asyentse.dll
  • asyentst.dll
  • backup.dll - BitDefender Backup Plugin
  • bdagent.exe - BitDefender Agent
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • bdfdrvi.dll - BitDefender Firewall Driver Interface
  • bdguictl.dll - BDGUI Dynamic Link Library
  • bdmcon.dll - BDMCON
  • bdo.dll - BitDefender Outlook Plugin
  • bdoe.dll - Bitdefender Business Client (bdoe.dll Link Library)
  • bdpop3p.dll - BitDefender Pop3 Proxy
  • bdreinit.exe
  • bdshelxt.dll - BDShellExt Module
  • bdsmtpp.dll - BitDefender SMTP Proxy
  • bdsubwiz.exe - BitDefender Submission Wizard
  • bdusers.dll - BDUSERS Dynamic Link Library
  • bdutils.dll - BDUtils Dynamic Link Library
  • bdwizreg.exe - BitDefender Registration Wizard
  • btcommon.dll - Bitdefender Toolbar
  • bwlist.dll - BitDefender Antispam Common UI
  • bwlisttb.dll - BitDefender Antispam TB Common Interface
  • dbokfui.dll - List database of known files
  • exclude.dll - BitDefender Antivirus Exception Plugin
  • excmgr.dll - Exclude Manager
  • fwgui.dll - BitDefender Firewall GUI Plugin
  • fwguient.dll - BitDefender FirewallEnt GUI Plugin
  • dbokf.dll - dbofk Dynamic Link Library (Data Base of Known files DLL)
  • bdfltlib.dll - BitDefender® AntiVirus (AntiVirus FS filter library with COM)
  • fwlibrary.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender HIPS User-Mode Module)
  • bdsubmit.dll - BitDefender 2009 (BitDefender Submission Library)
  • antispyent.dll - BitDefender 11 (BitDefender Antispyent Plugin)
  • antivirus.dll - BitDefender 10 (BitDefender Antivirus Plugin)
  • bdelev.dll - BitDefender Elevated Helper
  • bdpredir.dll - BitDefender Proxy Redirector Interface
  • bdtb.dll - BitDefender Thunderbird AddIn
  • asfn.dll - BitDefender (BitDefender Antispam Functional Library)
  • BDBckpFix.exe - BDBckpFix Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • bdshelxt.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {D653647D-D607-4df6-A5B8-48D2BA195F7B}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bdagent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BDAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2008\bdagent.exe".

How do I remove BitDefender Business Client?

Quickly and completely remove BitDefender Business Client from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BitDefender Business Client from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BitDefender Business Client, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BitDefender Business Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.26%
Windows XP 17.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 65.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.20%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.28%
Windows 7 Enterprise N 1.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.24%
  France 8.11%
  Iran 6.76%
  Romania 5.41%
  Croatia 5.41%
  Brazil 4.05%
  Spain 4.05%
  Germany 4.05%
  Peru 2.70%
  Chile 1.35%
  Singapore 1.35%
  Lebanon 1.35%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Australia 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 51.72%
Hewlett-Packard 17.24%
Lenovo 15.52%
ASUS 6.90%
Acer 3.45%
American Megatrends 1.72%
Intel 1.72%
Apple 1.72%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 380 5.36%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 5.36%
Dell OptiPlex 390 5.36%
Dell OptiPlex 990 3.57%
Dell Latitude 3330 3.57%
Dell Latitude E5520 3.57%

About Bitdefender

Bitdefender is an antivirus software suite developed by Softwin that feature antivirus and antispyware, personal firewall, privacy control and backup for corporate and home users.
Publisher URL: www.bitdefender.com


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