Hosts File access
Hi, I'm using Windows 10. I've just started using Bitdefender after using Kaspersky for many years. In the light of the current circumstances I decided to uninstall Kaspersy for obvious reasons. I am a developer and I need to be able to switch my hosts file at the click of a button. I had written a program to do this and…
Does Bitdefender Deny Changing File Extension?
Hello I have a problem with changing file extentions for example I have a damaged .mp4 file that I'm trying to restore fallowing some guide on the youtube that told me to change the file from .mp4 to avi, but I cannot do it, so I was wondering if bitdefender has somekind of changing type of file protection. If it is so how…
Bitdefender Has Clean Hosts File - cont
Hi guys, I spotted similar problem as mentioned previusly with cleanup of hosts file by BD, and to me wswitching off the option in BD to not scan this file is not the best option. The solution should be that the file on the moment it's going to be scanned - should be just treated as original one and any further…
Bitdefender individual files scan 'right-click' contextual menu option in Windows 11.
Window 11 streamlines menu options but sometimes such options are hard to be found. Because of this configuration Bitdefender individual files scan 'right-click' contextual menu option is not immediately visible. In order to scan an individual file: Right-click the file At the bottom of the menu options choose 'Show more…
Bitdefender interfering with saving files in certain format, slowing down the save
I seem to have stumbled onto some strange Bitdefender behavior. If I create files in a format akin to "INI" format, they become very slow to save. I discovered this because I was creating some files using the TOML format, which is similar to INI format. I found they were very slow to save. Experimenting led me to discover…
The folder & files view is still tiny and alien. Poor UI design. why isn't it a standard Windows Explorer interface like most programs? That would make navigation so much easier and faster for me when setting rules and preferences. TY.
There is a file associated with bit defender that is growing to epic porportions
when i tried to delete this file, which as you can see was remade when i booted up my computer, i was told that it was running in bit defender. the file fills up all free space on my c: drive in a matter of days. WTF is going on? Is this a virus that is taking advantage of bit defender or just an error of some kind.