Bitdefender Essential Security Bitdefender Essential Security



How to uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security for Windows. It is made by Bitdefender. You can find out more on Bitdefender or check for application updates here. The program is often found in the C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\install\Installer.exe. Note that you might get a notification for admin rights. it-IT.exe is the Bitdefender Essential Security's main executable file and it takes circa 1.84 MB (1926616 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in Bitdefender Essential Security. They take 251.19 MB (263396576 bytes) on disk.



  • avchvinst.exe (86.36 KB)
  • bdreinit.exe (213.61 KB)
  • driverctrl.exe (72.27 KB)
  • elevator.exe (27.03 KB)
  • gziface.exe (259.88 KB)
  • gzifaceexec.exe (29.03 KB)
  • gzserv.exe (77.69 KB)
  • gztray.exe (525.45 KB)
  • gztray4.exe (603.19 KB)
  • ifacemodel.exe (160.18 KB)
  • ifacemodel4.exe (160.30 KB)
  • setloadorder.exe (69.27 KB)
  • update.exe (1.27 MB)
  • avchvinst.exe (76.31 KB)
  • elevator.exe (17.48 KB)
  • gziface.exe (248.32 KB)
  • gzifaceexec.exe (19.48 KB)
  • gzserv.exe (67.74 KB)
  • gztray.exe (511.75 KB)
  • gztray4.exe (588.74 KB)
  • ifacemodel.exe (149.64 KB)
  • ifacemodel4.exe (149.69 KB)
  • update.exe (1.25 MB)
  • gc.exe (49.15 KB)
  • installer.exe (554.58 KB)
  • avcheck.exe (145.69 KB)
  • dotnetfx3_x64.exe (90.11 MB)
  • installer.exe (568.77 KB)
  • installerpackage.exe (16.54 MB)
  • pluginsx64.exe (115.48 MB)
  • setuplauncher.exe (2.01 MB)
  • ThreatScanner.exe (11.85 MB)
  • WPFKickstarter.exe (26.73 KB)
  • ar-SA.exe (1.75 MB)
  • en-AR.exe (1.87 MB)
  • it-IT.exe (1.84 MB)
  • pt-BR.exe (1.84 MB)
  • gc.exe (58.95 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.0.21.1109 of Bitdefender Essential Security. You can find below info on other application versions of Bitdefender Essential Security:


Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security:
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2110\avc3.hxi
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2110\avc3.mx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2110\avc3.qx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2110\update.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2110\versions.dat.F2F416724D715869961A389183DA5E9B
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2110\versions.id.F2F416724D715869961A389183DA5E9B
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2110\versions.sig.F2F416724D715869961A389183DA5E9B
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2126\avc3.hxi
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2126\avc3.mx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2126\avc3.qx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2126\update.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2126\versions.dat.F2F416724D715869961A389183DA5E9B
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2126\versions.id.F2F416724D715869961A389183DA5E9B
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_exc_2126\versions.sig.F2F416724D715869961A389183DA5E9B
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3.fr
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3.gx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3.hx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3.ic
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3.qx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3.rd
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3_installer.st
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avc3_main.st
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avcuf32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\avcuf64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\configuration.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\events.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\exploits.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\settings.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\update.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\versions.dat.EC218EDF2CEE1F3F2D4E06E9D2432421
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\versions.id.EC218EDF2CEE1F3F2D4E06E9D2432421
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avc3\avc3_sig_369\versions.sig.EC218EDF2CEE1F3F2D4E06E9D2432421
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avcbd64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avccore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avchv.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avchv.cdf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avchv.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avchv.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avchvinst.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\avckf.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdBad.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdBad_m.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdch.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdch.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdchsubmit.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdftdif.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdfwfpf.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdfwfpf.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdfwfpf.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdicon.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdicon_m.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdicon2.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdmetrics.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdnc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdnc.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdnc.ipv4
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdnc.token
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdpredir.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdreinit.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bdwer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\bsupdatevs10xu.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\common4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\continuousscan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\cpptexts.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\dbghelp64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\dbokf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\dbokf\dbokf_0\dbokf.dbm
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\driverctrl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\dummy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\elevator.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\eula.html
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\0\versions.dat.758B1BE262EEAE519CBE55AC2ABA9DCB
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\0\versions.id.758B1BE262EEAE519CBE55AC2ABA9DCB
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\eula_text.html
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\general.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\httpaph.html
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\httpgeneric.html
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\httpmalware.html
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\installer.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\logs.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\main.ui.css
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\notifications.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\5\setup_progress.html
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fallback\6\background_install_steps.png
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fcidl1.db
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fcidl2.db
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\framework.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fsidl1.db
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fsidl2.db
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fulliface.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fulliface4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\fwlibrary.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\gen_img.png
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\general.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\gzfltum.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\gziface.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\gzifaceexec.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Essential Security\gzLog.db

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AE7BF097156839C4A8896413A73AC09E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BitDefender Gonzales

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AE7BF097156839C4A8896413A73AC09E\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\gzserv\ImagePath




How to uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Bitdefender Essential Security is a program by the software company Bitdefender. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because deleting this by hand takes some skill related to PCs. The best EASY practice to remove Bitdefender Essential Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows system.

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3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
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5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Bitdefender Essential Security or simply activate the Search field and type in "Bitdefender Essential Security". If it exists on your system the Bitdefender Essential Security application will be found very quickly. When you click Bitdefender Essential Security in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Bitdefender Essential Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security.
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8. After removing Bitdefender Essential Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Bitdefender Essential Security that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Bitdefender Essential Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security by Bitdefender from your PC, we are not saying that Bitdefender Essential Security by Bitdefender is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Bitdefender Essential Security in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-25 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-25 12:55:23.780