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Should I remove Bitdefender VPN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,318
United States Rank #10,255
Reach 0.0118%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.14 days
17.86 days >
Average installed length: 9.38 days


VersionDistribution 11.79% 0.44% 0.44% 5.24% 1.31% 21.40% 14.85% 31.00% 8.73% 0.44% 2.62% 1.75%

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Bitdefender VPN 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 87 files and is usually about 78.3 MB (82,100,332 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 91% of users of Bitdefender VPN come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender VPN\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender VPN\installer\installer.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 78.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bitdefender VPN

  • bdnc.dll - BitDefender Nimbus Client (Bitdefender Nimbus Client)
  • ProductAgentDP.dll - Bitdefender ConnectAgent (ProductAgentDP)
  • bdch.dll - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender Crash Handler)
  • bdec.dll - Event Correlation
  • bdreinit.exe
  • log.dll - BitDefender Loger
  • npcomm.dll - npcomm
  • settings.dll - Settings
  • additional.dll - Bitdefender 2012 (Bitdefender Installation Module)
  • agentcontroller.exe - Bitdefender 2018 (ProductAgent)
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bdmltusrsrv.dll - MultiUser
  • bdsubmit.dll - Bitdefender Submission Library
  • bdsubwiz.exe - Bitdefender Submission Wizard
  • BdVpn.dll - Bitdefender Vpn Plugin
  • BdVpnApp.exe - Bitdefender Vpn App
  • BdVpnClient.dll - Bitdefender Vpn Client Plugin
  • BdVpnInterop.dll - Bitdefender Vpn Interop Library
  • BdVpnService.exe - Bitdefender Vpn Service
  • BdVpnSettings.dll - Bitdefender Vpn Settings Plugin
  • bdvpnuiapp.exe - Bitdefender Vpn UI App
  • connector.dll - Connector
  • ECEvents.dll - ECEvents
  • framework.dll - framework
  • IServConfig.dll - Product Info Library
  • notifier.dll - notifier
  • pingrequest.dll
  • popup.dll - popup
  • ProductAgentDPPlg.dll - ProductAgentDPPlg
  • pushsystem.dll - PushSystem Plugin
  • sessionchange.dll - Bitdefender Session Change
  • SubscriptionAL.dll - Subscription Plugin
  • push.dll - Nimbus Push (Nimbus Push Library)
  • aftap0901.sys (by The OpenVPN Project) - TAP-Windows Virtual Network Driver (NDIS 6.0)
  • CakeTubeSdk.Core.dll (by AnchorFree) - CakeTube Windows SDK (CakeTubeSdk.Core)
  • CakeTubeSdk.Windows.dll (by AnchorFree) - CakeTubeSdk.Windows
  • bdec.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • BdVpnService.exe runs as a service named 'Bitdefender-VPN-Dienst' (BdVpnService) "Bitdefender-VPN-Dienst".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BdVpnApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BdVpnApp' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender VPN\BdVpnApp.exe".

How do I remove Bitdefender VPN?

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

Win 10 89%
Win 7 (SP1) 11%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 88.65%
Windows 7 11.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 48.91%
Windows 10 Pro 34.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.24%
Windows 7 Professional 4.37%
Windows 8.1 3.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.32%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  France 2.37%
  United Kingdom 1.84%
  Australia 0.53%
  Germany 0.26%
  Spain 0.26%
  Greece 0.26%
  Ireland 0.26%
  RS 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.11%
ASUS 18.44%
Dell 14.89%
Acer 14.18%
Lenovo 7.80%
Toshiba 4.96%
Medion 4.26%
Intel 2.84%
Alienware 1.42%
Samsung 1.42%
Sony 1.42%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.65%
Medion P6657 MD99258 3.23%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.42%
ASUSTeK K50IE 1.61%
ASUSTeK G551JW 1.61%
ASUSTeK M51AC 1.61%

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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