Persistent installation request...RarSFX0\bddeploy.exe

I recently uninstalled an old version of Bitdefender Antivrus Free and Bitdefender Agent (via Windows 10 “Uninstall or change a program” panel). I then downloaded and installed the latest version.

Subsequent to that, each time I turned on my laptop, logged in to W10 and connected to wi-fi, a dialogue box would appear asking “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?”. It was for Bitdefender Installation file, Verified Publisher Bitdefender SRL, Program location ……...App Data\Local\Temp\RarSFX0\bddeploy.exe. There seems to be no reason for this, as Bitdefender loads and appears to be functioning as it should. I deleted the temporary file, but the problem arose again when I next connected to wi-fi. I again deleted the temporary file, then uninstalled Bitdefender and did a fresh install.

None of those actions resolved the issue...I still get the Installation File request every time I connect to wi-fi.

Any suggestions for eliminating this persistent and annoying bug?

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