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Security Shield 2011


Security Shield 2011 is a software program developed by BitDefender SRL. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 42 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Security Shield\Security Shield 2011\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Security Shield\SetupInformation\{CFB8BDCE-8814-4B9A-8EA9-31DB74FEF0AE}\setup.exe /repair

Program filesFiles installed by Security Shield 2011

  • bdch.dll - BitDefender Shared Components 1.0.15 (BitDefender Crash Handler)
  • bdchsubmit.dll
  • bdreinit.exe
  • avccore.dll - BitDefender® AntiVirus (BitDefender Active Virus Control Communications Library)
  • antispam.dll - BitDefender Antispam
  • bdpredir.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Proxy Redirector User-Mode Module)
  • about.exe - BitDefender 2011 (About Information)
  • advanced.dll - Advanced plugin
  • antispy.dll - Script Dynamic Link Library
  • antivirus.dll - BitDefender Antivirus Plugin
  • ashield.dll
  • avinfo.exe - BitDefender Antivirus Information Tool
  • basicsettings.dll - Basic Settings
  • bdaphal.dll - BitDefender 2010 (Antiphishing application logic)
  • bdaphcl.dll - Antiphishing client
  • bdapupck.dll - BitDefender Application Update Checker
  • bdasal.dll - Antispam application logic
  • bdascl.dll - Antispam client
  • bdasconp.dll - Antispam Console Plugin
  • bdassdksp.dll - Antispam service provider
  • bdchartactivex.dll - BitDefender Chart Control
  • bdelev.dll - BitDefender Elevated Helper
  • bdguictl.dll - BDGUI Dynamic Link Library
  • bdhtmldialogs.dll - BitDefender HTML Dialogs
  • bdlsal.dll - Link scanner application logic
  • bdmcon.dll - BDMCON
  • bdmzinst.exe - Mozilla component Helper
  • bdo.dll - Bitdefender Outlook Plugin
  • bdpchal.dll - Parental Control Heuristic application logic
  • bdplugin.dll - BitDefender Plugin Container
  • accessal.dll - BitDefender (BitDefender OnAccessAL)
  • bdfltdp.dll - BitDefender BdfltDP
  • bdpop3p.dll - BitDefender POP3 Proxy
  • bdmltusrsrv.dll - bdmltusr Dynamic Link Library
  • accessl.dll - accessl Dynamic Link Library
  • bdagent.exe (by PCSecurityShield) - Security Shield 2011 (Security Shield 2011 Agent)
  • bdbuy.exe (by PCSecurityShield) - Security Shield 2011 Buy Wizard
  • bdfwcore.dll - BitDefender Firewall Core Library
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll (by S.C. BitDefender S.R.L) - BitDefender Firewall
  • avchvinst.exe
  • bdagexec.exe
  • bdfstart_s.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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\Security Shield\Security Shield 2011\bdagent.exe".

How do I remove Security Shield 2011?

Quickly and completely remove Security Shield 2011 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Security Shield 2011 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 Security Shield 2011, 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 Security Shield 2011.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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