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Startup program entry details:

BDAgent (bdagent.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Normally leave to run at start-up - typically required for the program to function properly or for security/safety reasons

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.

Description:

BitDefender Agent - for BitDefender internet security products. Maintains settings (for all users) and provides alerts and System Tray access to the main program. Note - for the System Tray icon to be displayed the Terminal Services service must be set to either "Manual" or "Automatic". It can also be licensed by other products such as versions of The Shield Deluxe from PCSecurityShield (see here) - who's reputation is poor

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDAgent] "C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2008\bdagent.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDAgent] "C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2009\bdagent.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDAgent] "C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2010\bdagent.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDAgent] "C:\Program Files\PCSecurityShield\BitDefender 2009\bdagent.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDAgent] "C:\Programas\Softwin\BitDefender10\bdagent.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDAgent] C:\Programmi\Softwin\BitDefender10\bdagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDAgent] "C:\Programas\BitDefender\BitDefender 2009\bdagent.exe"

Other information:

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