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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 #6,191
United States Rank #7,101
Reach 0.0750%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.90 days
705.07 days >
Average installed length: 370.46 days


VersionDistribution 9.59% 6.21% 1.59% 2.41% 10.76% 8.34% 12.21% 6.14% 6.83% 3.38% 0.28% 0.34% 1.59% 1.10% 0.21% 9.59% 7.86% 2.90% 8.69%

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Bitdefender Total Security 2013

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What is Bitdefender Total Security 2013?  (from Bitdefender)

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Bitdefender Total Security 2013 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is bdagent.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 159.15 MB (166,879,835 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Bitdefender Total Security 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

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: 159.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender Total Security 2013

Program executable:bdagent.exe
Name:Bitdefender 2013
Bitdefender Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2013\bdagent.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
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • bdchsubmit.dll
  • 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
  • bdascl.dll - Antispam client
  • bdascloudconp.dll - Antispam Console Plugin
  • bdasconp.dll
  • 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
  • bdfvcl.exe - Bitdefender File Vault
  • bdfvsctx.dll - Bitdefender File Vault Shell Extension
  • bd-gzflt.dll - Bitdefender parental gzflt plugin
  • bd-online-reports.dll - Bitdefender parental online reporting plugin
  • bd-parental.dll - Bitdefender parental plugin
  • bd-registration.dll - Bitdefender parental registration plugin
  • bd-settings.dll - Bitdefender Settings
  • bd-tracer.dll - Bitdefender Tracer
  • bd-users.dll - Bitdefender Users
  • 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)
  • atkblayout.exe
  • avchvinst.exe

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}.
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:12.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0044302876%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00227300%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00215729%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,910,543
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15.58 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.45 KB
105.02 KB average

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Or, you can uninstall Bitdefender Total Security 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Bitdefender Total Security 2013, 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 Total Security 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 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 70.34%
Windows 10 22.62%
Windows Vista 3.59%
Windows XP 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.22%
Windows 7 Professional 11.24%
Windows 8.1 5.76%
Windows 8 Pro 4.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.11%
  France 8.81%
  Germany 7.57%
  United Kingdom 5.34%
  Canada 4.97%
  Australia 3.23%
  Belgium 2.79%
  Romania 2.30%
  India 2.30%
  Iran 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Brazil 1.24%
  Poland 0.99%
  Italy 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.60%
Dell 19.24%
ASUS 15.18%
Acer 13.67%
Toshiba 8.11%
Samsung 4.29%
Lenovo 3.24%
Intel 1.97%
Alienware 1.39%
MSI 1.16%
Medion 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.71%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.35%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.76%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.76%

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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