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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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The Shield Deluxe 2011


The Shield Deluxe 2011 is a program developed by The Shield Deluxe. 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 software installer includes 42 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 88% of users of The Shield Deluxe 2011 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Shield Deluxe\The Shield Deluxe 2011\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\The Shield Deluxe\SetupInformation\{340A2AD6-0679-46DA-9180-DABBD5B36FD1}\setup.exe /repair

Program filesFiles installed by The Shield Deluxe 2011

  • bdreinit.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2011 Shared Components (The Shield Deluxe 2011 Crash Handler)
  • 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
  • about.exe (by PCSecurityShield) - The Shield Deluxe 2011 (About Information)
  • avccore.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L. Bucharest, ROMANIA) - BitDefender® AntiVirus (BitDefender Active Virus Control Communications Library)
  • avinfo.exe (by PCSecurityShield) - The Shield Deluxe 2011 Antivirus Information Tool
  • bdagent.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2011 Agent
  • bdbuy.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2011 Buy Wizard
  • bdmzinst.exe - Mozilla component Helper
  • bdsubwiz.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2011 Submission Wizard
  • bdsurvey.exe - Survey
  • bdtkexec.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2011 TuneUp Task Executive
  • antispam.dll (by BitDefender http://www.bitdefender.com) - BitDefender Antispam
  • bdpredir.dll - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Proxy Redirector User-Mode Module)
  • advanced.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L) - BitDefender 2011 (Advanced plugin)
  • antispy.dll (by BitDefender S.R.L) - Script Dynamic Link Library
  • antivirus.dll - BitDefender Antivirus Plugin
  • ashield.dll
  • basicsettings.dll - Basic Settings
  • bdaphal.dll - BitDefender 2010 (Antiphishing application logic)
  • bdaphcl.dll - Antiphishing client
  • bdapupck.dll - BitDefender Application Update Checker
  • 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
  • bdplugin.dll - BitDefender Plugin Container
  • bdshellext.dll - BDShellExt Module
  • bdsubmit.dll - BitDefender Submission Library
  • bdnimbus.dll
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll (by S.C. BitDefender S.R.L) - BitDefender (BitDefender Firewall)
  • bdfltdp.dll - BitDefender BdfltDP
  • bdpop3p.dll - BitDefender POP3 Proxy
  • bdsmtpp.dll - BitDefender SMTP Proxy
  • avchvinst.exe
  • bdagexec.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • bdshellext.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {D653647D-D607-4df6-A5B8-48D2BA195F7B}.
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\The Shield Deluxe\The Shield Deluxe 2011\bdagent.exe".

How do I remove The Shield Deluxe 2011?

You can uninstall The Shield Deluxe 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program The Shield Deluxe 2011, 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 2011.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 25%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Australia 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P105 25.00%
HP G60 Notebook PC 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 320 ... 25.00%
ASUSTeK K53SJ 25.00%


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