Bitdefender 8 Free Problem!

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  1. abhi_mittal

    abhi_mittal Registered Member

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    Hi,

    I was using BD 7 Free as a ondemand scanner. I uninstalled it, downloaded BD8 Free and installed it.
    When I start the program, it says that "This version of BD has expired"!!!!!!

    How can a free program expire? I have never heard about this problem anywhere!

    Any comments?

    Thanks
    Abhishek
     
  2. jlo

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    Hi,

    I had exactly the same problem.

    I went to http://www.bitdefender.com/site/Live-Assistance.html where a kind support person gave me a licence. Put it in a word or text document as you will need to reboot your computer. It will then come up with would you like to register Bitdefender on bootup.

    Then enter the seriul number and away you go.

    Cheers

    Jlo
     
  3. abhi_mittal

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    Thanks so much!!!!
    The live-assistance service is inaccessible today!
    Will contact them tomorrow.

    Thanks again!
     
  4. jlo

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    No Problem.

    Good luck!

    Kind Regards

    Jlo
     
  5. StU

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    @abhi_mittal:

    You can try to delete the following entries found in the win.ini:

    [Internal]
    Device=ËÆÊÌÎÉɽϾȺ˼ϾÉÈÊÈ
    Install=1096294451
    Install2=1096294451
    Device2=ËÆÊÌÎÉɽϾȺ˼ϾÉÈÊÈ

    After a restart you should install BD again.
     
  6. abhi_mittal

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    Fine...installed it properly.

    BD Free is running 4 processes!!!!
    bdmcon.exe
    bdss.exe
    xcommsvr.exe
    bdnewsagent.exe

    Which are the essential services to keep BD up and running?
     
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    Which processes are essential to enable ondemand scans and right-click menu scanso_O?
     
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    Thanks!
     
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