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Keep getting generic ip on dynamic server

So I've connected to my university's ethernet to get fast internet speeds rather than wifi. They use dynamic IP assignment but I keep getting assigned a generic IP address, and thus no connection. It ...
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Bitdefender is hanging on full system scan

I have just re-installed the latest BitDefender internet security on my machine because it was hanging when performing a deep scan. After re-installing, the quick scan ran without issue. I then ran a ...
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Bitdefender Encrypted Web Scan blocks Same-Site Api Calls

I have a simple secure same-site, cross-origin setup like: Frontend: https://www.example.com API: https://api.example.com On both domains we use SSL certificates issued by Amazon (AWS ACM) Some of our ...
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Bitdefender Free Antivirus Detected an Injection: Injection was being performed by OpenWith.exe

I was just trying to open a .txt file and when I clicked on it, it asked me to choose a program to open the file with. I clicked on the app and the box disappeared. I tried it multiple times and after ...
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what and where is the process for on pc windows 10 that is responsible for receiving cast/miracast?

I would like to cast from android to my pc, which is winodws 10, I have checked the directx diagnosis and my pc supports supports miracast. I am using bitdefender so i need to allow some processes ...
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After Installing Bitdefender Window System Boot is too slow

Slow Boot after Installation of Bitdefender Total Security 2021: I have installed Bitdefender Total Security 2021 a week ago. And I am now having a problem with my System's boot. I am now using ...
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Bitdefender: Clear browser cache before system scan?

I tried to post this on the Bitdefender community, but there seems to be quite a delay. A commentor at security.stackexchange.com suggested posting here. I installed Bitdefender Free for the first ...
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Unable to Uninstall Bitdefender

I am unable to uninstall Bitdefender, even with the tool provided by Bitdefender, because no one can remember the password used to "protect" the installation. I cannot boot into safe mode ...
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Why am I getting an "access is denied" error after running bitdefender on a file?

I had a file "Patch.exe" that originally worked fine. I could move it to folders without an issue. But then I scanned it with Bitdefender and it came up as malware (it is not) and I deleted ...
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Unable to locate a file path

I have Bitdefender Antivirus installed. I attempted to download and install a Monero wallet. The antivirus program identified 4 items of malware. It was able to delete two of the items, but two must ...
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unable to add exception to Bitdefender's Advanced Threat Defense

I am unable to add an exception to Bitdefender's Advanced Threat Defense. I want to add an exception for the command line (cmd.exe) and bitsadmin.exe in order to be able to download files from the ...
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Bitdefender Antivirus Free: how to disable the web protection part in Google Chrome?

I have the free version of Bitdefender. How can I disable only the web protection part? I use Google Chrome under Windows 7. Bitdefender isn't among the Google Chrome extensions. In the free ...
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BSOD with bitdefender

I just installed bitdefende total security, but after that when i tried to restart my laptop or put it to sleep i receive blue screen of death with this error: Driver_Power_State_Failure i searched ...
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Can't enable "Advanced Threat Defense" BitDefender's feature

I can't enable BitDefender's "Advanced Threat Defense" - the slider just slides back to "off" state no matter what I do. Prior to BitDef I was using Malwarebytes but I uninstalled it using a ...
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Best Anitivirus for vsftpd [closed]

I have implemented VSFTPD in one of my project server. I would like to scan the files before placing it in the respective directory. Can you please suggest some Antivirus for scanning the files. Can i ...
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Bitdefender Free edition certificate "mess" in Firefox

I have recently installed Bitdefender antivirus free edition on my windows 10 PC. All worked smoothly for several days. Then I saw this popup: I was suspicious and the popup is still on my screen. ...
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Get control over Bitdefender Antivirus actions

I really hate that software is trending towards "let me do this for you". I know there are lots of people (especially when it comes to security) who don't know how to handle "threats" but Bitdefender ...
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How to Uninstall Bitdefender from Mac Book

I want remove Bitdefender Internet Security 2017 (BD) from my Macbook Pro (running el capitan) due to its processes hogging up my CPU and thrashing my disk to the ground - but despite my efforts for ...
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Windows 10: Missing taskbar shortcuts on startup

As my title suggests, I am missing all my taskbar shortcuts on startup of Windows 10. I have fount my own workaround for now: When I pin/unpin something from the taskbar the rest of the pinned ...
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Is it possible to find out what program has bit defender as part of it?

Since 2 weeks my laptop is getting quite on my nerves. On every boot I see "antivirus program cleaning the drive......not managing to delte some files and that I should contact bit defender". There ...
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How to add GIT and GITHUB as safe applications to Bit Defender

I use BIT DEFENDER internet security 2016 When I'm trying to commit/push/pull/fetch/other I get told Bit Defender has blocked it. I need to be able to mark GIT as safe (to white list it) Searching ...
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How to add folder exceptions to exclude paths from Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition?

http://www.ghacks.net/2012/12/29/bitdefender-antivirus-free-edition-review/ I cannot find any specific way to bring up a place where I can put paths/ folders that I wish to exclude from BitDefender. ...
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windows 10 hosts file entries been commented out

Windows 10 is commenting out my hosts file entries. This happens periodically so every 1 hour. Although I manage to save the changes but they will be commented out after around 1 hour. I never ...
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Bitdefender blocks gmod update file

I haven't used Steam for a week or so, but a "gift" is presented to me on my return: An error occurred while updating Garry's Mod (disk write error) After reading Steam Support's article on this ...
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GravityZone VA and AD Domains

I just try to bring a BitDefender GravityZone VA back to life. Question first, story below: Is there any way I can change the AD domain of the GravityZone VA or add new web frontend users when there ...
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Getting a Refund From Bitdefender [closed]

I accidentally purchased two licenses for Bitdefender using their online store (which avangate operates). I immediately realised what happened and asked for a refund. There was a quick response from ...
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Bitdefender license [closed]

I have bought Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 and it is shipped with a license to install it on 3 PCs. I only have 2 PCs: A laptop and a desktop computer, so my question is: Can I give away the 3rd ...
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Bitdefender doesn't load My Bitdefender

I have just installed the Bitdefender Antivirus free edition on my pc( Win 7 Ultimate 64bit). Now, when I try to load My Bitdefender page, it doen't load, instead it shows that "You need to have java ...
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why settings automatically change to "Hide protected operation system files"

I have BitDefender (With last update) on my Windows-7. I want to see hidden files, so from Tools > Folder Options > View , I change the settings as below, and click on OK: But I can't see ...
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BitDefender could not delete suspicious files

I Logged-in with an Administrator user. When I scan my Transcend flash memory with my BitDefender Anti-virus, It find 36 virus : As you see above, I click on Delete Files and then I click on Continue ...
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Transfer Norton Identity Safe Data To Bitdefender Wallet?

Having had all my passwords in Norton Identity Safe, I exported them as a .csv form to import them into Bitdefender Wallet. After having uninstalled Norton 360, and installed Bitdefender, I saw that ...
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I am unable to delete a registry key

1-2 years ago I accidentally corrupted a program. I was unable to uninstall it so I delete all of its folders and the registries that I could find. Now I have come upon some registries of that same ...
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How can I use network printer while Bitdefender firewall on?

After I installed Bitdefender Total Security 2013, I can't print. I found that I can print only when I turn off firewall (from Bitdefender) How can I print with firewall? I think I should give ...
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Unable to update BitDefender 2010

I installed Bitdefender 2010, but I am unable to update it. It keeps on giving me the error: An error occured during the update (Unknown error). Any ideas?
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How to customize the BitDefender 2011 Parental Control blocked website page

Any idea how I can customize the webpage displayed when trying to access websites blocked through BitDefender 2011 Parental Controls? Thank you.
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Where in BitDefender does one change how it reacts when it detects something?

Where in BitDefender can one change that instead of automatically deleting infected files (or, to be more precise, the files which it thinks are infected) to ask the user what to do ? I don't want to ...
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Why would BitDefender Bootable Rescue CD be able to identify but unable to fix or delete malware?

Why would BitDefender Bootable Rescue CD (and loads of other Rescue CDs too) be able to identify but unable to fix or delete malware? It can however put it into quarintine. And what happens when the ...
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Cannot clear away BitDefender Internet Security system tray message

I have BitDefender IS 2008 installed on my PC. In the last few days I have noticed the taskbar icon grumbling 1 issue requires your attention The Real-Time File Scanning is disabled and no amount ...
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How can I shut down my virus-infected remote desktop PC?

I have a remote PC connected with Remote Desktop as administrator. It was infected by a virus and therefore I can't run task manager or command run. How can I restart or shut down my remote PC? ...
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