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Should I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus?

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 #6,387
United States Rank #6,174
Reach 0.0816%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.26 days
627.29 days >
Average installed length: 329.59 days


VersionDistribution 0.44% 2.36% 3.67% 10.92% 17.47% 7.77% 6.90% 0.44% 14.59% 2.88% 2.10% 2.71% 4.02% 0.35% 7.42% 7.60% 6.29% 2.10%

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Bitdefender Antivirus Plus

What is Bitdefender Antivirus Plus?  (from Bitdefender)

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Bitdefender Antivirus Plus is a program developed by Bitdefender. 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 software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 143.51 MB (150,476,849 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 45% of users of Bitdefender Antivirus Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bitdefender.com/solutions/antivirus.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\{6F57816A-791A-4159-A75F-CFD0C7EA4FBF}\installer.exe
Estimated size: 143.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Antivirus Plus

  • 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
  • avcal.dll - avcal Dynamic Link Library
  • avccom.dll - avccom Dynamic Link Library
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • bdchsubmit.dll
  • bdpredir.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Proxy Redirector User-Mode Module)
  • bdquar.dll - BitDefender Quarantine
  • bdreinit.exe
  • about.exe - Bitdefender 2014 (About Information)
  • accessl.dll - accessl Dynamic Link Library
  • antivirus.dll - Bitdefender Antivirus Plugin
  • 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
  • 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
  • avc3.sys - BitDefender AVC (Active Virus Control filter driver)
  • avckf.sys - Active Virus Control Kernel Filtering driver
  • 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\bdagent.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:12.49 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009587381%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00066848%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00029026%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,320,305
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:13.21 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.52 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Bitdefender Antivirus Plus?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.43%
Windows 8 33.89%
Windows Vista 4.63%
Windows XP 2.97%
Windows 8.1 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.72%
Windows 8.1 15.83%
Windows 7 Professional 12.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.76%
  France 7.50%
  Canada 5.81%
  United Kingdom 4.28%
  Netherlands 3.14%
  Australia 2.52%
  Germany 2.45%
  MA 2.37%
  India 2.30%
  Italy 1.84%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Portugal 0.92%
  Spain 0.84%
  Mexico 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.48%
Dell 17.98%
Acer 17.01%
ASUS 14.11%
Toshiba 8.85%
Samsung 4.56%
Lenovo 4.43%
Alienware 1.24%
Intel 0.97%
Sony 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.79%
BIOSTAR Group G41D3C 3.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.47%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.21%

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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