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Should I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,106
United States Rank #17,303
Reach 0.0122%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 70.38 days
1262.28 days >
Average installed length: 663.23 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
15.0.41 18.71%
15.0.38 25.73%
15.0.36 14.04%
15.0.34 10.53%
15.0.33 0.58%
15.0.32 5.26%
15.0.31 5.85%
15.0.30 0.58%
15.0.27 13.45%
15.0.25 5.26%

Other programs by Bitdefender

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012

What is Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012?

Bitdefender is an antivirus software suite developed by Romania-based software company Softwin. Bitdefender is designed to protect computers from viruses and spyware.

About  (from Bitdefender)

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 provides silent security against viruses, spyware and phishing attempts. Plus, it safeguards your Twitter and Facebook presence from links to malicious pages and from threats to your privacy. Rescue mode--Reboots your computer in a trusted environment, which is used for cleanup and res...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 15.0.38, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named bdagent.exe. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 82.91 MB (86,938,106 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bitdefender.com/solutions/antivirus.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2012\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\{2AB9289D-6432-4CC0-8869-A195C3F0CFCC}\installer.exe
Estimated size: 82.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012

Program executable:bdagent.exe
Name:Bitdefender 2012
Bitdefender Agent
Signed by:Bitdefender SRL
Path:C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2012\bdagent.exe
MD5:cd0b18b7a3bc349059c9fb08b0546514
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • bdnc.dll - BitDefender Nimbus Client (Bitdefender Nimbus Client)
  • avcbd32.dll - BitDefender® AntiVirus (Active Virus Control - BitDefender Components)
  • avcbd64.dll
  • avccore.dll - BitDefender Active Virus Control Communications Library
  • accessal.dll - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender OnAccessAL)
  • antispam.dll - BitDefender Antispam
  • bdfltdp.dll - BitDefender BdfltDP
  • bdfsfltr.sys - BitDefender OnAccess (BitDefender AntiVirus FS filter driver)
  • bdpredir.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Proxy Redirector User-Mode Module)
  • bdquar.dll - BitDefender Products (Quarantine Library)
  • about.exe - Bitdefender 2012 (About Information)
  • accessl.dll - accessl Dynamic Link Library
  • advanced.dll - Advanced plugin
  • antivirus.dll - Bitdefender Antivirus Plugin
  • avinfo.exe - Bitdefender Antivirus Information Tool
  • bdagexec.exe - Bitdefender Agent Exec
  • bdaphal.dll - Antiphishing application logic
  • bdaphcl.dll - Antiphishing client
  • bdaphconp.dll - Antiphishing plugin
  • bdapupck.dll - Bitdefender Application Update Checker
  • bdassdksp.dll - Antispam service provider
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bdelev.dll - Bitdefender Elevated Helper
  • bdencrconp.dll - Encryption plugin
  • bdguictl.dll - BDGUI Dynamic Link Library
  • bdhtmldialogs.dll - Bitdefender HTML Dialogs
  • bdmetricswks.dll - BDMetrics Desktop
  • bdplugin.dll - Bitdefender Plugin Container
  • bdsafego.dll
  • avc3.sys - BitDefender AVC (Active Virus Control filter driver)
  • avchv.sys - BitDefender AntiVirus Active Virus Control Hypervisor driver
  • avckf.sys - Active Virus Control Kernel Filtering driver
  • bdnimbus.dll
  • alertvs10u.http.dll - NetDefender (NetDefender HTTP Plugin)
  • alertvs10xu.http.dll
  • amvs10u.http.dll
  • amvs10xu.http.dll
  • aphvs10u.http.dll
  • aphvs10xu.http.dll
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender (BitDefender Crash Handler)
  • bdchsubmit.dll
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll - BitDefender Firewall
  • bdpop3p.dll - BitDefender POP3 Proxy
  • bdreinit.exe
  • bdpredir_ssl.dll - MITM (BitDefender SSL Proxy)
  • bdsandbox.dll - BitDefender SandBox SDK Library
  • avc3al.dll - midasal Dynamic Link Library
  • bdmetrics.dll - Bitdefender BDMetrics
  • avchvinst.exe
  • bdidntconp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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 2012\bdagent.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

bdagent.exe
Memory:16.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0066106052%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00311934%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00349127%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:325,149
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:21
70 average
I/O reads/min:3.01 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:997 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012?

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Or, you can uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 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 Antivirus Plus 2012, 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 Antivirus Plus 2012.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 8 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.55%
Windows XP 6.43%
Windows Vista 6.43%
Windows 8 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.39%
Windows 7 Professional 7.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.02%
  France 6.64%
  Canada 6.64%
  Iran 6.16%
  United Kingdom 2.37%
  Belgium 2.37%
  United Arab Emirates 2.37%
  Germany 2.37%
  Australia 1.90%
  Philippines 1.90%
  Saudi Arabia 1.42%
  Romania 1.42%
  India 1.42%
  DK 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.30%
Dell 20.37%
Acer 14.81%
ASUS 12.96%
GIGABYTE 10.19%
Lenovo 6.48%
Toshiba 6.48%
Samsung 2.78%
Sony 2.78%
Intel 1.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.45%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.73%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.82%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.82%
Acer Extensa 5230 1.82%

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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