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Should I remove Bitdefender Internet Security?

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 #4,364
United States Rank #5,699
Reach 0.1419%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.03 days
354.81 days >
Average installed length: 186.42 days


VersionDistribution 0.40% 1.51% 2.11% 10.35% 19.14% 9.49% 6.88% 0.45% 14.92% 2.31% 2.26% 3.77% 3.87% 0.10% 7.79% 6.03% 5.73% 2.81% 0.05% 0.05%

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Bitdefender Internet Security

What is Bitdefender Internet Security?  (from Bitdefender)

Bitdefender Internet Security is the acknowledged Antivirus of the Year. With a non-intrusive and extremely fast scanning technology, it offers enhanced silent security against e-threats. Bitdefender Safepay™ safeguards your payments and also automatically fills in your account information. Surf the Internet and soci...  Read more


Bitdefender Internet Security 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 main program executable is downloader.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 52.5 MB (55,053,249 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 32% of users of Bitdefender Internet Security come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bitdefender.com/solutions/internet-security.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: 52.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Internet Security

Program executable:downloader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender\downloader.exe
Additional files:
  • 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
  • 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
  • bdapppassmgr.exe - Bitdefender Application Password Manager Agent
  • bdapupck.dll - Bitdefender Application Update Checker
  • bdascl.dll - Antispam client
  • bdasconp.dll - Antispam Console Plugin
  • bdassp.dll - Bitdefender Antispam Service
  • bd-cfcore.dll - Bitdefender Content Filtering
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bdelev.dll - Bitdefender Elevated Helper
  • bdencrconp.dll - Encryption plugin
  • bd-engine.dll - Bitdefender Core
  • bd-env.dll - Bitdefender Environment
  • bdfvsecp.dll - FileVault Security Center Plugin Dynamic Link Library
  • bdfvwiz.exe - Bitdefender File Vault Wizard Helper
  • bd-gzflt.dll - Bitdefender parental gzflt plugin
  • bd-online-reports.dll - Bitdefender parental online reporting plugin
  • bd-parental.dll - Bitdefender parental plugin
  • bd-proxymgr.dll - Bitdefender bdproxymanager plugin
  • bd-registration.dll - Bitdefender parental registration plugin
  • bd-settings.dll - Bitdefender Settings
  • bd-tracer.dll - Bitdefender Tracer
  • bd-users.dll - Bitdefender Users
  • avc3.sys - BitDefender AVC (Active Virus Control filter driver)
  • avchv.sys - BitDefender AntiVirus Active Virus Control Hypervisor 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)
  • bdelam.sys - Bitdefender Early Launch Anti-Malware Driver
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll - BitDefender (BitDefender Firewall)
  • avchvinst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • bdapppassmgr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Bitdefender Agent de l'application Wallet' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender\bdapppassmgr.exe".
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
Memory:1.84 MB
Total CPU:0.0000185001%
Kernel CPU:0.00001247%
User CPU:0.00000603%

How do I remove Bitdefender Internet Security?

Quickly and completely remove Bitdefender Internet Security 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 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, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8 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 56.68%
Windows 8 35.49%
Windows Vista 4.27%
Windows XP 3.46%
Windows 8.1 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.92%
Windows 8.1 12.72%
Windows 7 Professional 9.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.44%
  France 15.14%
  Germany 7.74%
  Canada 5.00%
  United Kingdom 4.12%
  Belgium 3.43%
  Romania 3.09%
  Australia 2.74%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  Italy 1.81%
  Spain 1.27%
  MA 1.13%
  India 1.08%
  Brazil 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.04%
Dell 19.62%
Acer 15.32%
ASUS 14.20%
Toshiba 5.42%
Samsung 4.65%
Lenovo 4.22%
MSI 1.55%
Medion 1.46%
Intel 0.95%
Alienware 0.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.40%
ASUS All Series 3.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.73%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.10%

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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