Bitdefender Antivirus Free

Bitdefender Antivirus Free

Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 29 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.0.20.1083
File Size:
158.41KB
Date Added:
September 15, 2013
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/2003/7/8
Total Downloads:
66,222
Downloads Last Week:
1,274
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Additional Requirements:
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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    3.0

    out of 29 votes

    • 5 star: 10
    • 4 star: 3
    • 3 star: 2
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 10
  • Current Version:

    2.6

    out of 18 votes

    • 5 star: 4
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 7
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  • 5 stars

    "Best AV For this Year"

    September 06, 2014   |   By benyamin90

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    1. Minimal Interface
    2. Lightweight
    3. Low Ram use
    4. No Pop up
    5. Simple

    Cons

    1. Sometimes false positive

    Summary

    This's my replacement Av for my Avast free, this BDAV free run on low ram use, and help me allot with such manny things and support gaming mode..
    Sometimes i dont want take care my computer and BD Av help allot with it :)

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  • 1 stars

    "Pop-ups galore"

    August 14, 2014   |   By mauisbigtuna

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    1. Free
    2. See #1

    Cons

    1. 1/4 screen pop=ups all the time requesting register, log in etc.
    2. It buries itself in deep, no uninstaller, REVO and CC-cleaner can't dig it out

    Summary

    Pain in ass

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  • 5 stars

    "contender for the best."

    August 02, 2014   |   By ChoiceVoice

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    -bitdefender always ranks in top 2 in independent laboratory tests (for the past decade).
    -fairly light on sytem
    -it is non intrusive (like mse) and does not bog you down with tons of settings. install it and forget it is running. nice.
    -scans web sites and alerts you of malicious pages.

    Cons

    none. very good antivirus.

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  • 1 stars

    "Only Romaina version downloadable!"

    July 24, 2014   |   By tinus

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    Good reviews of the paid version

    Cons

    On my machine (Nethrelands) it wants to install the Romaniabn version!
    Which I didn't....

    Summary

    Unusable

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  • 1 stars

    "Do Not Use! Dangerous."

    April 15, 2014   |   By rpcohen

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    You don't have to download and install it and there are good alternatives available.

    Cons

    The free version has a number of problems but the most serious is that it will not let you restore an item placed in quarantine back to working order. It has a restore button next to each quarantined item but the button doesn't do anything in the free version. Instead, you will be forced to purchase the paid-for version in order to restore the files. If the quarantined item happens to be important to your system then you're basically screwed. There are ways to manually restore the quarantined files via Safe Mode but that's not a solution at all for most users.

    Summary

    Avoid this software. It can critically damage your system and force you to purchase the full version in order to fix the damage it causes.

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  • 3 stars

    "Just not good enough in its current state"

    March 30, 2014   |   By Scree

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    - Famous Bitdefender top protection for free
    - Supposedly "lightest" AV ever made
    - Uses 64-bit processes unlike most other AVs
    - Truly set and forget (to a fault)

    Cons

    - Small but ugly UI window
    - Cannot add exclusions until "too late"
    - No tweak settings whatsoever
    - Tends to freeze/crash too often

    Summary

    This AV sounded great at first, but it has too many strikes against it in its current state. And maybe this AV is the "lightest" one around in terms of system performance, but that seems to come at the expense of it using over 200MB of non-paged kernel ram (other AVs never go that high that I've seen).

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  • 4 stars

    "Good Free Product"

    March 20, 2014   |   By TimidCat

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    Lightweight - Does not affect the system speed in anyway.
    Detection Rate - Found a few Malware that my old AV(Avast) did not.
    Simple Clean Interface - Simple design. No unnecessary button.
    Silent - Protects you silently in the background with no interruption.

    Cons

    Not many customization.
    Very little feature.
    Cannot Schedule scans.

    Summary

    This AV silently and unobtrusively protect you from virus while you enjoy your PC without worrying about any kind of virus. On the other hand, the simple and easy to use interface comes with the cost of functions and settings. This software is good for users who just want a nice, safe protection for their system without having to fuss over the settings, although, this AV is not recommended for sophisticated users who likes adjustable and customizable software.

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  • 1 stars

    "Stay Away if Running Windows XP"

    March 15, 2014   |   By Pronounce

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    Supposedly good virus detection.

    Cons

    Requires .NET, which must be removed from Windows XP due to many exploits and MS not supporting Windows XP.

    Summary

    Windows XP will not be updated past April 8, 2014. Since BitDefender Free installs .NET you're just asking for viruses after 4-8-14. Note: MS patches .NET all the time, due to it's large virus attack surface.

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  • 1 stars

    "Dont even try. Horrible!"

    March 13, 2014   |   By duayres

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    Free, maybe?

    Cons

    Low detection rate, ALWAYS ask for reboot even if the object isn't on memory, and FREEZES A LOT. Crash. CRASH CRASH!! I can terminate all te related processess with the taskmanager. The interface is very UNINTUITIVE, and have nothing compared with the other AVs rivals.

    Summary

    Use HATASHAWINWATHEVER antivirus alike and you will do a better choice than this #$%&.

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  • 5 stars

    "the world's number 1 antivirus has a free edition!!!"

    March 03, 2014   |   By compmaintenance

    Version: Bitdefender Antivirus Free 1.0.20.1083

    Pros

    -Uses bitdefender engine ranked as #1 (see as proof: http://anti-virus-software-review.toptenreviews.com/windows-7/)
    -Unbreachable
    -Light to your system
    -Veeeeeery intelligent: it automatically postpone auto scans when your on battery and when on gaming
    -Has a real-time protection which is very strict
    -Scans quietly and immediately at start-up before any other start-up programs
    -Eased on-demand scanner,say, you just right-click the B in the system icon tray then click "Full System Scan", or just right click the object you want to scan then click "Scan with Bitdefender"
    -You can control the actions on objects quarentined
    -Has an online chat support instantly (http://www.bitdefender.com/support/consumer.html)
    -No nonsense buttons, very simple interface, not bloated one

    Cons

    -tough installation if your system is already infected

    Summary

    So far I installed this product to 9 computers and they are very clean and full-functioning to their maximum capabilities. I can confidently put it to the test on my own risk visiting virus website, which eventually blocked by this product. So light that you will forget it. You just have to log-in using your facebook account(not hard to do) to make the product free forever. The support system is very straightforward and makes you feel they really care. Hey, it's number 1!!!!

    Updated on Mar 3, 2014

    As not to confuse the average users, every computer has already a firewall. You just need a best antivirus tested worldwide. If you are confused how best it is, just try it for free and if you don't like it then you can instantly change to other av's. That's how simple bitdefender is. Be safe, people.

    Updated on Mar 3, 2014

    As not to confuse the average users, every computer has already a firewall. You just need a best antivirus tested worldwide. It is the idea of a real antivirus because it is strict that is why it deletes files that are infected so as to protect your system not to be infected, that is why it is called antivirus. If you are confused how best it is, just try it for free and if you don't like it then you can instantly change to other av's. That's how simple bitdefender is. Be safe, people.

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