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2% remove it98% keep it
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The Shield Deluxe 2013


The Shield Deluxe 2013 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. The software installer includes 45 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of The Shield Deluxe 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Shield Deluxe 2013\The Shield Deluxe 2013\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\The Shield Deluxe 2013\SetupInformation\{34480DEE-54D6-4985-A817-CA30E9BBC94C}\installer.exe

Program filesFiles installed by The Shield Deluxe 2013

  • about.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2013 (About Information)
  • avinfo.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2013 Antivirus Information Tool
  • bdagent.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2013 Agent
  • bdfvwiz.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2013 File Vault Wizard Helper
  • bdreinit.exe - The Shield Deluxe 2013 Crash Handler
  • bdnc.dll (by Bitdefender) - BitDefender Nimbus Client (Bitdefender Nimbus Client)
  • avcbd64.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
  • bdmetrics.dll - Bitdefender BDMetrics
  • accessal.dll (by Bitdefender) - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender OnAccessAL)
  • apprep.dll - BitDefender Application Reputation
  • bdpredir.dll (by BitDefender) - BitDefender Firewall (BitDefender Proxy Redirector User-Mode Module)
  • bdquar.dll (by BitDefender) - BitDefender Products (Quarantine Library)
  • accessl.dll - Bitdefender 2013 (accessl Dynamic Link Library)
  • antivirus.dll - Bitdefender Antivirus Plugin
  • avc3al.dll - midasal Dynamic Link Library
  • bdaphcl.dll - Antiphishing client
  • bdaphconp.dll - Antiphishing plugin
  • bdaphsp.dll - Antispam service provider
  • bdapupck.dll - Bitdefender Application Update Checker
  • bdcloud.dll - Bitdefender Cloud
  • bdelev.dll - Bitdefender Elevated Helper
  • bdencrconp.dll - Encryption plugin
  • bdfvsecp.dll - FileVault Security Center Plugin Dynamic Link Library
  • bdgs.dll - Getting Started
  • bdhtmldialogs.dll - Bitdefender HTML Dialogs
  • bdimencrui.dll
  • bdmetricswks.dll - BDMetrics Desktop
  • bdmltusrsrv.dll - MultiUser
  • bdplugin.dll - Bitdefender Plugin Container
  • bdpop3p.dll - POP3 proxy
  • bdsafego.dll
  • avc3.sys - BitDefender AVC (Active Virus Control filter driver)
  • avchv.sys - BitDefender AntiVirus Active Virus Control Hypervisor driver
  • avckf.sys - Active Virus Control Kernel Filtering driver
  • alertvs10xu.http.dll - NetDefender (NetDefender HTTP Plugin)
  • amvs10xu.http.dll
  • aphvs10xu.http.dll
  • bdch.dll - BitDefender (BitDefender Crash Handler)
  • bdchsubmit.dll
  • bdfirewallsdk.dll - BitDefender Firewall
  • bdpredir_ssl.dll - MITM (BitDefender SSL Proxy)
  • avchvinst.exe
  • bdidntconp.dll
  • bdsandbox.dll (by BitDefender SRL) - BitDefender SandBox SDK Library

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\The Shield Deluxe 2013\The Shield Deluxe 2013\bdagent.exe.

How do I remove The Shield Deluxe 2013?

You can uninstall The Shield Deluxe 2013 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 2013, 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 2013.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Mexico 20.00%


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