Bdservicehost consistently averaging 20% CPU
Hi, I've noticed that whenever I startup my PC and check task manager, I see bdservicehost (the virus shield) using 18-22% CPU very consistently. When I launch a game or something and the CPU is high, the service drops to 10-13% CPU usage and goes back up to 20%. I've just noticed as I am writing this that it stopped and…
Tried everything - I can't install Bitdefender updates, is it time to switch?
Contacted support, did everything I could. I have tried reinstalling, using different internet/hotspots, changing DNS, disabling firewall, restarting, ipconfigs and netsh commands that support told me to do, upgrading to Windows 10 22H2 from 21H2, everything. I keep getting the error code of -1002 despite my internet being…
Error Code -1002 During Bitdefender Update. Any Help?
Just checked my notifications, and it appears that updates have been failing since Nov. 25th. When I try to, it says update error and that I need to check my internet. I checked, and my internet is fine. PLEASE HELP! My windows defender says to update it. I have tried using a mobile hotspot and a separate wifi connection.
What do I do?
Basically, every time I update it has a -1002 error even though my internet is perfectly fine. I have tried everything I can but it won't work. I am waiting for a response from Bitdefender support but Windows keeps saying bitdefender needs an update. My build version is 220.127.116.11 which isn't the newest (18.104.22.168) and…
Is There An Uninstall Tool For Bitdefender Antivirus Free?
Since all of my updates are getting -1002 errors, I want to try a fresh reinstall. However, I don't know where to get the Bitdefender Free uninstall tool as I can only see the paid versions.
How can I uninstall the VPN?
Hi, I used the appwiz thing to reinstall Bitdefender Free but I noticed I now have a VPN shortcut that leads to "seccenter.exe" and I'm wondering if deleting that is fine. I can't find the VPN app through the apps section in settings or the appwiz uninstall page.
Hi, I just looked at my dashboard recommendations to realize there was an update. I clicked install and after being stuck on 80% for a while, I got an error message (screenshot below). I'm currently retrying but I am stuck at 80% again. Does anyone know a fix? Also, I no longer see the update banner in the dashboard but…
A bunch of update error notifications + How do I delete Bitdefender VPN?
Hello, I just made a post a couple of hours ago about updates error whenever I try to update. For some reason I can't reply to it so I'm going to explain here: I reinstalled BD and now windows defender says it's out of date and I get an "update encountered an error" with a -1008 error code notification every few minutes.…
Bitdefender Free "bdservicehost" Using 400 - 500 MB Of RAM
Hi, so I just got BD free and after checking task manager, I just wanted to make sure that bdservicehost using about 400-500 MB of RAM was normal. Thanks.