Bitdefender Total Security Bitdefender Total Security



A guide to uninstall Bitdefender Total Security from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall Bitdefender Total Security for Windows. The Windows version was created by Bitdefender. Go over here where you can find out more on Bitdefender. Bitdefender Total Security is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling Bitdefender Total Security is C:\Program Files\Common Files\Bitdefender\SetupInformation\CL-22-A529011D-C300-48D4-9513-177A4C0186EF\installer.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file occupies 2.22 MB (2330424 bytes) on disk and is named bitdefenderci.exe.

The executable files below are installed beside Bitdefender Total Security. They take about 41.32 MB (43330784 bytes) on disk.



  • about.exe (772.63 KB)
  • agentcontroller.exe (65.95 KB)
  • avinfo.exe (36.02 KB)
  • bdagent.exe (441.44 KB)
  • bdfvcl.exe (1,001.46 KB)
  • bdfvwiz.exe (1.18 MB)
  • bdreinit.exe (413.35 KB)
  • bdrinstall.exe (1.02 MB)
  • bdsubwiz.exe (919.17 KB)
  • bdsyslog.exe (6.64 MB)
  • bdsyslogcrashhandler64.exe (239.35 KB)
  • bdtkexec.exe (39.08 KB)
  • bdwfdtls.exe (1.12 MB)
  • bdwinre.exe (376.73 KB)
  • bdwtxag.exe (1.56 MB)
  • bdwtxcon.exe (1.87 MB)
  • bdwtxcr.exe (359.77 KB)
  • bdwtxffimp.exe (71.05 KB)
  • bdwtxieimp.exe (50.75 KB)
  • bitdefenderci.exe (2.22 MB)
  • bootlauncher.exe (524.55 KB)
  • certutil.exe (212.42 KB)
  • clwinre.exe (715.30 KB)
  • downloader.exe (459.05 KB)
  • mitm_install_tool.exe (39.13 KB)
  • obk.exe (4.55 MB)
  • obkagent.exe (531.11 KB)
  • obkch.exe (1.17 MB)
  • odscanui.exe (1.39 MB)
  • odslv.exe (659.42 KB)
  • odsw.exe (1,018.08 KB)
  • productcfg.exe (1.43 MB)
  • seccenter.exe (1.69 MB)
  • st_launcher.exe (41.08 KB)
  • supporttool.exe (1,020.64 KB)
  • updatesrv.exe (110.07 KB)
  • vsserv.exe (977.61 KB)
  • vsservp.exe (510.38 KB)
  • wscfix.exe (370.88 KB)
  • bdfvcl.exe (932.91 KB)
  • bdreinit.exe (349.41 KB)
  • bdsubwiz.exe (976.05 KB)
  • bdwtxffimp.exe (59.81 KB)
  • FFUtils32.exe (53.70 KB)
  • genptch.exe (1.16 MB)
  • installer.exe (330.18 KB)
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The current web page applies to Bitdefender Total Security version 22.0.21.297 only. You can find here a few links to other Bitdefender Total Security releases:

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Some files, folders and Windows registry entries can not be deleted when you want to remove Bitdefender Total Security from your computer.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\Bitdefender-20Total-20Security_1717

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Bitdefender Total Security:
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\_enHTML\readme.html
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\about.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\accessal.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\accessl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avc3.fr
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avc3.gx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avc3.hx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avc3.ic
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avc3.rd
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avc3_installer.st
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avc3_main.st
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avcuf32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\avcuf64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\configuration.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\events.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\exploits.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\settings.avc3
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3_000_001\update.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3ex_000_001\avc3.hxi
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3ex_000_001\avc3.mx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3ex_000_001\avc3.pts
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3ex_000_001\avc3.qx
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\active virus control\avc3ex_000_001\update.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\activityplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\agentcontroller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\alertvs14xu.http.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\amvs14xu.http.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\op_sign.slf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\op_sign.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\ph_proxy.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\ph_sign.slf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\ph_sign.xlf
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\ph_update.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\ph_white.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\phconf.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\phversion.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\versions.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\versions.id
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\Antiphishing_000_001\versions.sig
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdaphcl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdascl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdch.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdch.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdcloud.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdconnect.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdconnectal.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdelev.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdfvcl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdfvcl.logger.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdnc.client_id
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdnc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdnc.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdreinit.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdsubmit.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdsubwiz.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdusers.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdutils.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdvedapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdwfadv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdwtelo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdwtlcl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdwtlgui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\bdwtxffimp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\connector.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\dbgeng.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\dbghelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\FFUtils32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\framework.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\iservconfig.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\iservconfig.indie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\cs-CZ\bdascl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\cs-CZ\bdfvcl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\cs-CZ\bdo.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\cs-CZ\bdsubwiz.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\cs-CZ\pmbxie.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\de-DE\bdascl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\de-DE\bdfvcl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\de-DE\bdo.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\de-DE\bdsubwiz.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\de-DE\pmbxie.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\el-GR\bdascl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\el-GR\bdfvcl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\el-GR\bdo.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\el-GR\bdsubwiz.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\el-GR\pmbxie.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\en-US\bdascl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\en-US\bdfvcl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\en-US\bdo.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\en-US\bdsubwiz.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\en-US\pmbxie.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\es-ES\bdascl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\es-ES\bdfvcl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\es-ES\bdo.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\es-ES\bdsubwiz.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\es-ES\pmbxie.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\fr-FR\bdascl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\fr-FR\bdfvcl.txtui
  • C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\antispam32\lang\fr-FR\bdo.txtui

Frequently the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Total Security
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\BitDefender\Bitdefender Total Security
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bitdefender

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\bdagent.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\bdagent.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\UPDATESRV\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSSERV\ImagePath




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Bitdefender Total Security is an application by the software company Bitdefender. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove this application. This is troublesome because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE action to remove Bitdefender Total Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Bitdefender Total Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Bitdefender Total Security". If it is installed on your PC the Bitdefender Total Security app will be found automatically. When you click Bitdefender Total Security in the list of apps, the following information about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Bitdefender Total Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Bitdefender Total Security.
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8. After removing Bitdefender Total Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Bitdefender Total Security which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Bitdefender Total Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Bitdefender Total Security by Bitdefender from your computer, nor are we saying that Bitdefender Total Security by Bitdefender is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Bitdefender Total Security in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-05-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-05-16 17:00:47.913