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What is watchdog.dll?

Part of Bitdefender 2013 by Bitdefender

What is it?

Bitdefender WatchDog is part of Bitdefender, an antivirus software suite developed by Romania-based software company Softwin. Bitdefender is designed to protect computers from viruses and spyware. Unlike the commercial version, the free tools only offer an on-demand virus scanning and doesn't provide real time scanning.
Description of watchdog.dll from Bitdefender
Bitdefender 2013 builds on #1 ranked antivirus technology to secure online transactions, protect mobile devices from theft, automatically back up files, and Tune-Up PCs. Active Virus Control is a proactive, dynamic detection technology which monitors processes' behavior in real-time, as they are running, and tags suspicious activities. Personal Data Filter prevents critical data from ever leaving your computer. Antiphising - Analyzes and blocks websites that support various scams or credit card phishing attempts.
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How is watchdog.dll loaded?

Process Module - watchdog.dll is loaded as a DLL (dynamic link library) module within the process bdagent.exe (Bitdefender 2013 by Bitdefender) via run-time dynamic linking.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the watchdog.dll file.Of the 0.2% of watchdog.dll users, 13.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is the loaded module watchdog.dll?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
          0.00019674% CPU16.4%
Average thread CPU utilization across all loaded modules is 0.00120%.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\bitdefender\bitdefender 2013\watchdog.dll

Are there other versions of Bitdefender 2013?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About Bitdefender

Bitdefender is an antivirus software suite developed by Romania-based software company Softwin. The BitDefender products feature antivirus and antispyware, pers More...
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File details

File name: watchdog.dll
Publisher: Bitdefender (verified)
Name: Bitdefender 2013
Description: Bitdefender WatchDog
Version: 101896
Size: 41.13 KB
Original file name: watchdog.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: Bitdefender SRL
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

Total CPU: 0.0001967360%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001079188%
User CPU: 0.0000888172%
CPU Cycle count /sec: 9,471
Module memory size: 52 KB

Image hashes

MD5: 5376c7bdd6008876f77f943b46325239
SHA-1: 8a9862ac76516449f1c328740c9e0fe5ee22a492

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File packed: No
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