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Should I remove Bitdefender Internet Security 2016?

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 #15,341
United States Rank #18,444
Reach 0.0204%
Installation trends (last 30 days)


VersionDistribution 9.76% 0.35% 24.39% 9.76% 12.54% 10.80% 8.36% 23.00% 0.35% 0.70%

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Bitdefender Internet Security 2016


Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 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 49 files and is usually about 583.67 KB (597,678 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 28% of users of Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2016\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\{09FE2C2E-BB0D-4848-A706-AA244FA25FEA}\installer.exe
Estimated size: 583.67 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Internet Security 2016

  • 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 2016 (About Information)
  • accessl.dll - accessl Dynamic Link Library
  • agentcontroller.exe - ProductAgent
  • allevents.dll - Events collector
  • antitheftui.dll - Bitdefender Antitheft Plugin for Seccenter
  • 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
  • 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
  • bdelam.sys - Bitdefender (Bitdefender Early Launch Anti-Malware Driver)
  • avccore.dll - BitDefender® AntiVirus (BitDefender Active Virus Control Communications Library)
  • avchvinst.exe - BitDefender Active Virus Control Hypervisor Installer
  • 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 2016\bdagent.exe".

How do I remove Bitdefender Internet Security 2016?

Quickly and completely remove Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 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 Internet Security 2016 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 Internet Security 2016, 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 Internet Security 2016.

Win 8 75%
Win 7 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 8 74.91%
Windows 7 25.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 34.84%
Windows 10 Pro 25.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.20%
Windows 7 Professional 6.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.57%
Windows 8.1 5.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.78%
  Germany 12.42%
  France 9.80%
  Italy 5.23%
  Canada 4.25%
  Belgium 3.92%
  Romania 3.92%
  United Kingdom 2.61%
  Netherlands 2.61%
  Australia 2.29%
  Turkey 1.63%
  Austria 1.31%
  Switzerland 1.31%
  DZ 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.81%
Dell 19.46%
Hewlett-Packard 19.46%
Acer 14.77%
Lenovo 8.05%
Samsung 3.36%
Toshiba 3.36%
MSI 1.34%
Sony 1.34%
Apple 0.67%
Alienware 0.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.30%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.36%
Dell XPS 8700 2.36%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.36%
LENOVO 20351 2.36%
ASUSTeK X555LNB 1.57%

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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