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Should I remove The Shield Deluxe 2010?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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The Shield Deluxe 2010


The Shield Deluxe 2010 is a program developed by The Shield Deluxe. 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 13 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcsecurityshield.com
Help link: www.pcsercurityshield.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\the shield deluxe\the shield deluxe threat scanner
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BADC5319-A2A0-4BE1-A7C3-A271AE0E791D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Shield Deluxe 2010

  • smartscn.dll - smartscn Dynamic Link Library
  • bdardrv.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L) - BitDefender 2010 (BitDefender Scan Drivers Loader)
  • profos.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L) - BitDefender 12 (Profos API)
  • trufos.dll - Trufos API
  • scan.dll (by S.C. BitDefender S.R.L) - BitDefender (BitDefender ThreatScanner)
  • arrakis3.exe (by BitDefender S.R.L. http://www.bitdefender.com) - BitDefender Products (Arrakis Web Server)
  • deloeminfs.exe
  • driverctrl.exe
  • enthm.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L. http://www.bitdefender.com) - Home Management Arrakis Plugin
  • eventlog.dll
  • livesrv.exe - BitDefender Update Service
  • setloadorder.exe
  • upgrepl.exe - BitDefender Upgrade Replacer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • arrakis3.exe runs as a service named 'Security Shield 2010 Arrakis Server' (Arrakis3) "Security Shield 2010 Arrakis Server".
  • livesrv.exe runs as a service named 'Security Shield 2010 Desktop Update Service' (LIVESRV) "Downloads Security Shield updates and new malware signatures from the Internet".

How do I remove The Shield Deluxe 2010?

You can uninstall The Shield Deluxe 2010 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program The Shield Deluxe 2010, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 The Shield Deluxe 2010.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
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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