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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,117
United States Rank #4,499
Reach 0.0763%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.70 days
227.21 days >
Average installed length: 119.38 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.9.69 7.58%
1.0.9.67 0.54%
1.0.8.33 9.68%
1.0.8.29 1.29%
1.0.8.20 5.14%
1.0.6.12? 0.07%
1.0.6.12 29.43%
1.0.5.14 12.38%
1.0.5.12 4.06%
1.0.5.10 0.14%
1.0.4.28 0.81%
1.0.4.25 1.56%
1.0.4.23 0.74%
1.0.3.9 3.32%
1.0.2.6 0.47%
1.0.2.21 0.34%
1.0.16.147 0.14%
1.0.16.146 0.14%
1.0.16.144 0.47%
1.0.15.89 0.07%
1.0.15.87 0.07%
1.0.15.86 0.07%
1.0.15.142 0.14%
1.0.15.141 0.07%
1.0.15.138 0.07%
1.0.15.136 0.07%
1.0.15.126 0.07%
1.0.15.120 0.07%
1.0.15.108 0.14%
1.0.14.74 0.07%
1.0.12.41 0.07%
1.0.12.30 0.81%
1.0.12.18 1.49%
1.0.12.11 1.35%
1.0.11.16 7.65%
1.0.11.15 0.20%
1.0.10.12 9.27%

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Overview

Bitdefender Antivirus Free is a program developed by Bitdefender. The most used version is 1.0.6.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 vsserv.exe. The software installer includes 71 files and is usually about 816.01 KB (835,599 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 61% of users of Bitdefender Antivirus Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender Antivirus Free
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender Antivirus Free\kitinstaller\BPInstaller.exe action=uninstall
Estimated size: 816.01 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Antivirus Free

Program executable:vsserv.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Bitdefender Antivirus Free\vsserv.exe
MD5:f0c34e7ec1bca1db2e0f0b7ce34d027d
Additional files:
  • bdmltusrsrv.dll - Endpoint Security by Bitdefender (MultiUser)
  • connector.dll - Connector
  • agentctrl.exe - Bitdefender Antivirus Free
  • antivirusscan.al.dll
  • antivirusscan.comm.dll
  • atcplugin.dll
  • bdagent.exe
  • bdagentctrl.dll
  • connectagent.dll
  • connectagentcomm.dll
  • contextualcomm.dll
  • contextualmanager.dll
  • crypt.dll
  • epsettings.dll
  • bdnc.dll - BitDefender Nimbus Client (Bitdefender Nimbus Client)
  • accessal.dll - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender OnAccessAL)
  • apprep.dll - BitDefender Application Reputation
  • atcal.dll - Active Threat Control Integration
  • avcal.dll - avcal Dynamic Link Library
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • bdec.dll - Event Correlation
  • bdquar.dll - BitDefender Quarantine
  • bdreinit.exe
  • bdses.dll - edr_client Dynamic Link Library
  • downloader.exe - BitDefender Update Downloader
  • ecal.dll - Ecal Dynamic Link Library
  • edr.dll - Edr sensor
  • edr_client.dll
  • etw.dll - Etw sensor
  • antiphishingal.dll - BasicProtection
  • antiphishingcomm.dll
  • antiphishinghttpproxyprovider.dll
  • antiphishingsp.dll
  • behavioralscanal.dll
  • behavioralscancomm.dll
  • contextualmenu.dll
  • eventsal.dll
  • eventscomm.dll
  • FileScanOnAccessAL.dll
  • bdelam.sys - Bitdefender (Bitdefender Early Launch Anti-Malware Driver)
  • ecam.dll - Event Correlation Anti-Malware
  • avcbd64.dll - BitDefender® AntiVirus (Active Virus Control - BitDefender Components)
  • avccore.dll - BitDefender Active Virus Control Communications Library
  • edrsensor.sys - BitDefender® EDR (BitDefender EDR Sensor)
  • driverctrl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • contextualmenu.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {D653647D-D607-4df6-A5B8-48D2BA195F7B}.

How do I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Free?

Quickly and completely remove Bitdefender Antivirus Free from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Free 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 Free, 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 Free.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 78%
Win 7 (SP1) 22%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,117

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.94%
Windows 7 22.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 49.80%
Windows 10 Pro 16.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.20%
Windows 7 Professional 6.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.28%
Windows 8.1 3.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.36%
  Italy 20.85%
  United Kingdom 4.45%
  Germany 1.48%
  Spain 1.43%
  Singapore 1.24%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Canada 0.84%
  France 0.84%
  Australia 0.69%
  Brazil 0.54%
  Greece 0.44%
  DK 0.40%
  Romania 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.56%
Acer 20.06%
ASUS 17.54%
Dell 10.47%
Lenovo 9.40%
Toshiba 3.97%
Samsung 3.39%
GIGABYTE 1.07%
MSI 1.07%
Intel 0.48%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 8.60%
ASUS All Series 6.11%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.62%
Acer Aspire E5-575G 3.39%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.39%

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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