What does the bdwtxag.exe file do?
The bdwtxag.exe process is also known as Bitdefender Wallet Agent and is a part of Bitdefender Total Security (Version 2015, 2016) or, as the case may be, Bitdefender Internet Security (Version 2015, 2016). This software is produced by Bitdefender (www.bitdefender.com/). An obsolete or defective version of bdwtxag.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Bitdefender Wallet Agent has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Bitdefender Wallet Agent has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- bdwtxag.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module bdwtxag.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about bdwtxag.exe Bitdefender Wallet Agent
bdwtxag.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file bdwtxag.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 790,880 bytes (50% of all these files), 671,400 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, DEFAULT\Run). For this reason, 24% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves bdwtxag.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about bdwtxag?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Bitdefender Total Security or Bitdefender Internet Security
To remove Bitdefender Wallet Agent from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Bitdefender Total Security or Bitdefender Internet Security in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if bdwtxag.exe (Bitdefender Wallet Agent) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Bitdefender Wallet Agent. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Bitdefender Wallet Agent or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or bdwtxag.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.