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Should I remove Defender Pro 15-in-1?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,332
United States Rank #26,991
Reach 0.0017%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 460.69 days
937.58 days >
Average installed length: 492.63 days


VersionDistribution 20.83% 25.00%
15.0.27 29.17%
14.0.23 25.00%

Defender Pro 15-in-1

What is Defender Pro 15-in-1?  (from Defender Pro)

Defender Pro 15-in-1 Ultimate Security provides you with the online security solution you and your family need for ultimate protection. Defender Pro capitalizes on live and virtualized behavior–based detection, in addition to Cloud–based services, to stop emerging e–based issues that other products miss. Defender Pro...  Read more


Defender Pro 15-in-1 is a program developed by Defender Pro. The most used version is 15.0.27, 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 bdascl.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 73 files and is usually about 71.03 MB (74,481,468 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 92% of users of Defender Pro 15-in-1 come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and PR.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: defender-pro.com/products/ultimate-security
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Defender Pro\Defender Pro 15-in-1\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Defender Pro\SetupInformation\{34480DEE-54D6-4985-A817-CA30E9BBC94C}\installer.exe
Estimated size: 71.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Defender Pro 15-in-1

Program module:bdascl.dll
Name:Bitdefender 2013
Antispam client
Signed by:Bitdefender SRL
Path:C:\Program Files\Defender Pro\Defender Pro 15-in-1\bdascl.dll
Additional files:
  • about.exe - Defender Pro 15-in-1 (About Information)
  • bdagent.exe - Defender Pro Agent
  • bdfvcl.exe - Defender Pro File Vault
  • bdfvwiz.exe - Defender Pro File Vault Wizard Helper
  • avinfo.exe - Defender Pro (Defender Pro Antivirus Information Tool)
  • bdbuy.exe - Defender Pro Buy Wizard
  • bdmzinst.exe - Mozilla component Helper
  • accessal.dll (by BitDefender) - BitDefender Shared Components (BitDefender OnAccessAL)
  • bdch.dll (by BitDefender) - BitDefender Crash Handler
  • bdchsubmit.dll
  • bdmltusrsrv.dll - bdmltusr Dynamic Link Library
  • accessl.dll - accessl Dynamic Link Library
  • avcbd32.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L. Bucharest, ROMANIA) - BitDefender® AntiVirus (Active Virus Control - BitDefender Components)
  • avccore.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L. Bucharest, ROMANIA) - BitDefender Active Virus Control Communications Library
  • antispam.dll (by BitDefender http://www.bitdefender.com) - BitDefender Antispam
  • apprep.dll (by Bitdefender) - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender Application Reputation)
  • bdfwcore.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Firewall Core Library)
  • advanced.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L) - BitDefender 2011 (Advanced plugin)
  • antispy.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L) - Script Dynamic Link Library
  • antivirus.dll (by Bitdefender) - Bitdefender 2013 (Bitdefender Antivirus Plugin)
  • ashield.dll
  • avc3al.dll - midasal Dynamic Link Library
  • backup.dll - BitDefender Backup Plugin
  • basicsettings.dll - Basic Settings
  • bdaphal.dll - BitDefender 2010 (Antiphishing application logic)
  • bdaphcl.dll - Antiphishing client
  • bdaphconp.dll - Antiphishing plugin
  • bdaphsp.dll - Antispam service provider
  • bdapupck.dll - Bitdefender Application Update Checker
  • bdasal.dll - Antispam application logic
  • bdascloudconp.dll - Antispam Console Plugin
  • bdasconp.dll
  • bdassdksp.dll
  • bdassp.dll - Bitdefender Antispam Service
  • bd-cfcore.dll - Bitdefender Content Filtering
  • bdchartactivex.dll - BitDefender Chart Control
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bdelev.dll - Bitdefender Elevated Helper
  • bdencrconp.dll - Encryption plugin
  • bd-engine.dll - Bitdefender Core
  • bd-env.dll - Bitdefender 2012 (Bitdefender Environment)
  • bdfvconp.dll - BitDefender File Vault Plugin
  • bdfvsctx.dll - Bitdefender File Vault Shell Extension
  • bdfvsecp.dll - FileVault Security Center Plugin Dynamic Link Library
  • bdguictl.dll - BDGUI Dynamic Link Library
  • bd-gzflt.dll - Bitdefender parental gzflt plugin
  • bdhtmldialogs.dll - BitDefender HTML Dialogs
  • bdlsal.dll - Link scanner application logic
  • bdmcon.dll - BDMCON
  • 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
  • bdnimbus.dll
  • alertvs10u.http.dll - NetDefender (NetDefender HTTP Plugin)
  • amvs10u.http.dll
  • aphvs10u.http.dll
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll - BitDefender (BitDefender Firewall)

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\Defender Pro\Defender Pro 15-in-1\bdagent.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:18.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003628722%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011767%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024520%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:111,482,688
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4.02 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.99 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Defender Pro 15-in-1?

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Or, you can uninstall Defender Pro 15-in-1 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 Defender Pro 15-in-1, 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 Defender Pro 15-in-1.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 20.83%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.83%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.31%
  Indonesia 2.56%
  PR 2.56%
  Canada 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 12.50%
Dell 8.33%
Toshiba 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Intel 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Gateway 4.17%
Sony 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
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