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Should I remove Bitdefender Internet Security 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,099
United States Rank #20,398
Reach 0.0150%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.52 days
870.90 days >
Average installed length: 457.59 days


15.0.41 17.14%
15.0.38 31.90%
15.0.36 13.81%
15.0.34 9.05%
15.0.33 0.48%
15.0.32 1.43%
15.0.31 11.43%
15.0.30 0.95%
15.0.27 8.57%
15.0.25 5.24%

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Bitdefender Internet Security 2012

What is Bitdefender Internet Security 2012?  (from Bitdefender)

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Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 is a program developed by Bitdefender. The most used version is 15.0.38, 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. The programs's main executable is bdagent.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 16.09 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 48 files and is usually about 119.73 MB (125,542,612 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 29% of users of Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bitdefender.com/solutions/internet-security.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: 119.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Internet Security 2012

Program executable:bdagent.exe
Name:Bitdefender 2012
Bitdefender Agent
Signed by:Bitdefender SRL
Path:C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2012\bdagent.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • bdchsubmit.dll - BitDefender Shared Components (BitDefender Crash Handler)
  • 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
  • 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
  • bdasal.dll - Antispam application logic
  • bdascl.dll - Antispam client
  • bdascloudconp.dll - Antispam Console Plugin
  • bdasconp.dll
  • 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
  • bdo.dll - Bitdefender Outlook Plugin
  • bdoe.dll - Outlook Express plugin
  • bdpchal.dll - Parental Control Heuristic application logic
  • 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
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll - BitDefender Firewall
  • bdmltusrsrv.dll - bdmltusr Dynamic Link Library
  • avc3al.dll - midasal Dynamic Link Library
  • bdmetrics.dll - Bitdefender BDMetrics
  • bdfwcore.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Firewall Core Library)
  • 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

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
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 Internet Security 2012?

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Or, you can uninstall Bitdefender Internet Security 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 Internet Security 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 Internet Security 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.76%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 4.76%
Windows 8 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.66%
Windows 7 Professional 12.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.78%
Windows 7 Starter 1.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.69%
  France 13.50%
  Germany 8.86%
  United Kingdom 7.59%
  Belgium 5.49%
  Iran 5.06%
  Canada 3.80%
  Australia 2.11%
  MA 1.69%
  Austria 1.69%
  Saudi Arabia 1.69%
  Romania 1.69%
  Croatia 1.27%
  Malaysia 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.98%
Dell 18.25%
Acer 15.87%
ASUS 8.73%
Toshiba 5.56%
Sony 3.97%
Medion 3.17%
MSI 1.59%
Lenovo 1.59%
Samsung 1.59%
Packard Bell 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.94%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.94%
ASUSTeK 1008P 0.97%
Acer Aspire M3970 0.97%
Samsung R720 0.97%

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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