How to Remove “bdnagent.exe”

What is bdnagent.exe?

Originally developed by SOFTWIN S.R.L  bdnagent.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as BitDefender News Agent and it belongs to BitDefender. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

bdnagent.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after bdnagent.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with bdnagent.exe malware?

If your system is affected by bdnagent.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • bdnagent.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove bdnagent.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove bdnagent.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 April 2009 at 6:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e39ad34811cdbf19
6eabd33ca27a42e8
07e4be37
8b978ed68dd48ac5
85a675688c5bd182
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2008 at 11:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 3180414332631bf0
98d65cff74bf1f5e
591a4d12
9936c8f566589f6d
88923dfbb4fa38e2
No N/A N/A South Africa
2 SOFTWIN S.R.L Executable f5d88bfebd77c1b2
f6d94e16abaa916b
360c7ca5
8cc570ff9d4c21ef
c0ca13ac30b39a87
No 1, 0, 0, 1 0, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable a7f432c98bcb0cd1
f43bf2876af614fb
9d36f6cd
8f24b2b3b271e44f
0dac6f3dfa6795c6
No N/A N/A Austria
4 N/A Executable feac67bf02152cfb
aeca8fba7224849f
411dbe23
641e3f9e3bd0856e
b6c8f88f318df4d4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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