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Startup program entry details:

BitDefender Antiphishing Helper (IEShow.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

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Description:

Anti-phishing component of BitDefender internet security products. Anti-phishing prevents sensitive data such as usernames, passwords and credit card details being acquired by web-sites and E-mails masquerading as a trustworthy sources. 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: [BitDefender Antiphishing Helper] "C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2008\IEShow.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BitDefender Antiphishing Helper] "C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2009\IEShow.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BitDefender Antiphishing Helper] "C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2010\IEShow.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BitDefender Antiphishing Helper] "C:\Program Files\PCSecurityShield\BitDefender 2009\IEShow.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BitDefender Antiphishing Helper] "C:\Programas\BitDefender\BitDefender 2008\IEShow.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BitDefender Antiphishing Helper] "C:\Programas\BitDefender\BitDefender 2009\IEShow.exe"

Other information:

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