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Should I remove BitDefender Management Agent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,089
United States Rank #31,668
Reach 0.0039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.67 days
855.73 days >
Average installed length: 449.62 days


3.6.0 26.32%
3.5.0 60.53%
3.1.9 7.89%
3.1.8 3.95%
3.0.2 1.32%

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BitDefender Management Agent

What is BitDefender Management Agent?  (from Bitdefender)

Bitdefender Client Security is an easy to use business security and management solution, which delivers superior proactive protection from viruses, spyware, rootkits, spam, phishing and other malware. It offers the following components: Bitdefender Management Server (with/without add-on), Bitdefender Local Update Ser...  Read more


BitDefender Management Agent is a software program developed by Bitdefender. The most common release is 3.5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 823 KB (842,752 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 43% of users of BitDefender Management Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bitdefender.com
Help link: www.bitdefender.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\bitdefender\bitdefender management agent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BDED922C-5E3A-42A7-B1D2-B21FDD036DB3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 823 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BitDefender Management Agent

  • bdemagent.exe - BitDefender Management Server (BitDefender Enterprise Agent Service)
  • bdemagentgui.exe - Graphical User Interface for BitDefender Enterprise Client
  • bdemagentps.dll - BitDefender Enterprise Agent ProxyStub
  • tcpmsgsys.dll - TCP Messaging System Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • bdemagent.exe runs as a service named 'BitDefender Management Agent' (BitDefender Management Agent) "BitDefender Management Agent".

How do I remove BitDefender Management Agent?

You can uninstall BitDefender Management Agent 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BitDefender Management Agent, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Management Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.05%
Windows XP 18.42%
Windows 10 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 57.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.95%
Windows 10 Pro 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.01%
  Brazil 6.45%
  France 5.38%
  Romania 5.38%
  Iran 5.38%
  Germany 4.30%
  Spain 3.23%
  Croatia 3.23%
  Thailand 2.15%
  Netherlands 2.15%
  Singapore 1.08%
  TN 1.08%
  Lebanon 1.08%
  Belgium 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 14.71%
Lenovo 14.71%
ASUS 4.41%
Acer 4.41%
Intel 2.94%
Sahara 1.47%
Apple 1.47%
American Megatrends 1.47%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 390 5.80%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 4.35%
Dell Latitude 3330 2.90%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.90%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.90%
Dell OptiPlex 380 2.90%

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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