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Should I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,771
United States Rank #14,865
Reach 0.0125%


VersionDistribution 4.55% 9.92% 9.09% 7.85% 19.83% 12.40% 4.55% 9.92% 21.07% 0.83%

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Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017

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Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 is a software program developed by Bitdefender. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 78 files and is usually about 755.94 KB (774,080 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2017\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\{C12EDCD9-A219-4778-A5FC-0D0F1F219F12}\installer.exe
Estimated size: 755.94 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017

  • accessal.dll - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender OnAccessAL)
  • apprep.dll - BitDefender Application Reputation
  • avcal.dll - avcal Dynamic Link Library
  • avccom.dll - avccom Dynamic Link Library
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • bdec.dll - Event Correlation
  • about.exe - Bitdefender 2017 (About Information)
  • accessl.dll - accessl Dynamic Link Library
  • activityplugin.dll - Bitdefender Activity Library
  • agentcontroller.exe - ProductAgent
  • antivirus.dll - Bitdefender Antivirus Plugin
  • appexploits.dll - Application Exploits
  • avinfo.exe - Bitdefender Antivirus Information Tool
  • bdagent.exe - Bitdefender agent
  • 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
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bdconnect.dll - Bitdefender Connect
  • bdconnectal.dll - Bitdefender Connect Plugins
  • bdelev.dll - Bitdefender Elevated Helper
  • bdencrconp.dll - Encryption plugin
  • bdfvagplg.dll - Bitdefender FileVault BDAgent Plugin
  • bdfvcl.exe - Bitdefender File Vault
  • bdfvsctx.dll - Bitdefender File Vault Shell Extension
  • bdfvsecp.dll - FileVault Security Center Plugin Dynamic Link Library
  • bdfvwiz.exe - Bitdefender File Vault Wizard Helper
  • bdgs.dll - Getting Started
  • bdhtmldialogs_sc.dll - Bitdefender HTML Dialogs
  • bdlaunch.exe
  • bdelam.sys - Bitdefender (Bitdefender Early Launch Anti-Malware Driver)
  • alertvs14xu.http.dll - NetDefender (NetDefender HTTP Plugin)
  • amvs14xu.http.dll
  • aphvs14xu.http.dll
  • bddpsp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • bdfvsctx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'BDFVCtxMenuExt' with a class of {9E96C1F5-0EFA-4348-9460-15D6802C70AA}.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • bdagent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Bitdefender AgentTask_AD394AE64E874073B10A89FEEC305A3C.
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 2017\bdagent.exe".

How do I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017?

Quickly and completely remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 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 Plus 2017, 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 Plus 2017.

Win 10 84%
Win 7 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 10 84.30%
Windows 7 15.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 48.76%
Windows 10 Pro 23.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.44%
Windows 7 Professional 5.79%
Windows 8.1 2.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  France 7.81%
  Italy 6.56%
  Germany 6.25%
  Netherlands 5.31%
  Spain 4.06%
  United Kingdom 2.50%
  Canada 2.19%
  Singapore 1.56%
  Australia 0.94%
  DK 0.94%
  Portugal 0.94%
  United Arab Emirates 0.63%
  Belgium 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.08%
ASUS 18.92%
Acer 13.51%
Dell 12.84%
Lenovo 6.76%
Toshiba 6.76%
MSI 2.03%
Intel 1.35%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.34%
ASUSTeK K56CM 2.34%
ASUSTeK GL752VW 2.34%
MSI MS-7A78 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 7559 1.56%

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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