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YodaShield Total Security 2014

What is YodaShield Total Security 2014?

Yoda is a while label antivirus program that uses the Bitdefender SDK.

About  (from Tech Matrix Infosolutions Inc)

YodaShieldProtection is powered by the award winning PhotonTM Technology developed by Bitdefender. This technology ensures the best internet security, without slowing down the complete computer system. PhotonTM is an innovative antivirus technology which accelerates real-time protection and scanning speed by gradually ...  Read more


YodaShield Total Security 2014 is a software program developed by Tech Matrix Infosolutions Inc. 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 bdfvcl.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 188.19 MB (197,334,440 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: YodaShield Total Security 2014
URL: www.yodacare.com/yoda-shield
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YodaShield Total Security 2014\YodaShield Total Security 2014\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\YodaShield Total Security 2014\SetupInformation\{6F57816A-791A-4159-A75F-CFD0C7EA4FBF}\installer.exe
Estimated size: 188.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YodaShield Total Security 2014

Program executable:bdfvcl.exe
Name:YodaShield Total Security 2014
YodaShield Total Security 2014 File Vault
Path:C:\Program Files\YodaShield Total Security 2014\YodaShield Total Security 2014\bdfvcl.exe
Additional files:
  • about.exe - YodaShield Total Security 2014 (About Information)
  • avinfo.exe - YodaShield Total Security 2014 Antivirus Information Tool
  • bdagent.exe - YodaShield Total Security 2014 Agent
  • bdapppassmgr.exe - YodaShield Total Security 2014 Application Password Manager Agent
  • bdelev.dll - YodaShield Total Security 2014 Elevated Helper
  • bd-env.dll - YodaShield Total Security 2014 Environment
  • avccore.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L. Bucharest, ROMANIA) - BitDefender® AntiVirus (BitDefender Active Virus Control Communications Library)
  • accessal.dll (by Bitdefender) - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender OnAccessAL)
  • apprep.dll (by Bitdefender) - BitDefender Application Reputation
  • avcal.dll - avcal Dynamic Link Library
  • avccom.dll - avccom Dynamic Link Library
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • accessl.dll - Bitdefender 2014 (accessl Dynamic Link Library)
  • antivirus.dll - Bitdefender Antivirus Plugin
  • bdaphcl.dll - Antiphishing client
  • bdaphconp.dll - Antiphishing plugin
  • bdaphsp.dll - Antispam service provider
  • bdapupck.dll - Bitdefender Application Update Checker
  • bdascl.dll - Antispam client
  • bdasconp.dll - Antispam Console Plugin
  • bdassp.dll - Bitdefender Antispam Service
  • bd-cfcore.dll - Bitdefender Content Filtering
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bd-engine.dll - Bitdefender Core
  • bd-gzflt.dll - Bitdefender parental gzflt plugin
  • bd-online-reports.dll - Bitdefender parental online reporting plugin
  • bd-parental.dll - Bitdefender parental plugin
  • bd-registration.dll - Bitdefender parental registration plugin
  • bd-settings.dll - Bitdefender Settings
  • bd-tracer.dll - Bitdefender Tracer
  • bd-users.dll - Bitdefender Users
  • avc3.sys (by BitDefender) - BitDefender AVC (Active Virus Control filter driver)
  • avchv.sys (by BitDefender) - BitDefender AntiVirus Active Virus Control Hypervisor driver
  • avckf.sys - Active Virus Control Kernel Filtering driver
  • bdaddmtask.exe - Bitdefender (Bitdefender Add Maintenance Task)
  • atkblayout.exe
  • avchvinst.exe
  • bd-proxymgr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • bdapppassmgr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'YodaShield Total Security 2014 Wallet Application Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\YodaShield Total Security 2014\YodaShield Total Security 2014\bdapppassmgr.exe".
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\YodaShield Total Security 2014\YodaShield Total Security 2014\bdagent.exe".

How do I remove YodaShield Total Security 2014?

Quickly and completely remove YodaShield Total Security 2014 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall YodaShield Total Security 2014 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 YodaShield Total Security 2014, 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 YodaShield Total Security 2014.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows 8 42.86%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Lenovo 33.33%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo H415 16.67%
LENOVO 1066AWU 16.67%
Gateway NE722 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 660s 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 660 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 570 16.67%


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