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Should I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,848
United States Rank #10,275
Reach 0.0320%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.10 days
651.94 days >
Average installed length: 342.54 days


VersionDistribution 7.62% 4.76% 1.11% 2.38% 8.73% 8.10% 12.38% 8.10% 8.41% 3.33% 1.59% 0.79% 1.11% 0.63% 0.63% 12.86% 0.32% 3.81% 5.08% 8.25%

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Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013

What is Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013?

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 2013 builds on #1 ranked silent security technology to stop e-threats, secure online transactions, and defend your privacy on social networks. How effective can an antivirus product be if you have to be a rocket scientist to properly use it? Bitdefender Autopilot quietly makes all the securit...  Read more


The most used version is, 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 main program executable is bdagent.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 120.59 MB (126,446,253 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bitdefender.com/solutions/antivirus.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2013\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\{34480DEE-54D6-4985-A817-CA30E9BBC94C}\installer.exe
Estimated size: 120.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013

Program executable:bdagent.exe
Name:Bitdefender 2013
Bitdefender Agent
Signed by:Bitdefender SRL
Path:C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2013\bdagent.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
(From the publisher) “Bitdefender 2013 builds on #1 ranked antivirus technology to secure online transactions, protect mobile devices from theft, automatically back up files, and Tune-Up PCs. Active Virus Control is a proactive, dynamic...”
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)
  • apprep.dll - BitDefender Application Reputation
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • bdchsubmit.dll
  • bdpredir.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Proxy Redirector User-Mode Module)
  • bdquar.dll - BitDefender Products (Quarantine Library)
  • bdreinit.exe
  • about.exe - Bitdefender 2013 (About Information)
  • accessl.dll - accessl Dynamic Link Library
  • antivirus.dll - Bitdefender Antivirus Plugin
  • avc3al.dll - midasal Dynamic Link Library
  • avinfo.exe - Bitdefender Antivirus Information Tool
  • bdaphcl.dll - Antiphishing client
  • bdaphconp.dll - Antiphishing plugin
  • bdaphsp.dll - Antispam service provider
  • bdapupck.dll - Bitdefender Application Update Checker
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bdelev.dll - Bitdefender Elevated Helper
  • bdencrconp.dll - Encryption plugin
  • bdfvsecp.dll - FileVault Security Center Plugin Dynamic Link Library
  • bdfvwiz.exe - Bitdefender File Vault Wizard Helper
  • bdgs.dll - Getting Started
  • bdhtmldialogs.dll - Bitdefender HTML Dialogs
  • bdimencrui.dll
  • bdlaunch.exe
  • bdmetricswks.dll - BDMetrics Desktop
  • bdmltusrsrv.dll - MultiUser
  • bdplugin.dll - Bitdefender Plugin Container
  • bdpop3p.dll - POP3 proxy
  • bdsafego.dll
  • alertvs10u.http.dll - NetDefender (NetDefender HTTP Plugin)
  • alertvs10xu.http.dll
  • amvs10u.http.dll
  • amvs10xu.http.dll
  • aphvs10u.http.dll
  • aphvs10xu.http.dll
  • bdaddmtask.exe - Bitdefender (Bitdefender Add Maintenance Task)
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll - BitDefender (BitDefender Firewall)
  • bdpredir_ssl.dll - MITM (BitDefender SSL Proxy)
  • 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 2013\bdagent.exe.
Network connections
  • bdagent.exe connects to ep-reverse.nimbus.bitdefender.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.95 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002384894%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00010795%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00013054%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,399,923
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.65 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.39 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013?

You can uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2013 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 Antivirus Plus 2013, 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 Antivirus Plus 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.68%
Windows 10 20.63%
Windows XP 5.24%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.61%
Windows 7 Professional 12.62%
Windows 8.1 5.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.21%
  France 7.35%
  Canada 7.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  United Kingdom 2.99%
  Portugal 2.99%
  Australia 2.18%
  India 2.04%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.77%
  Romania 1.50%
  Italy 0.95%
  Iran 0.95%
  Egypt 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.56%
Dell 22.05%
Acer 17.44%
ASUS 9.49%
Toshiba 7.95%
Samsung 3.85%
Intel 3.08%
Lenovo 2.82%
American Megatrends 2.05%
Sahara 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.95%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.32%
ASUS All Series 3.24%
Acer Aspire V3-731 3.24%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.70%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.70%

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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