When BitDefender+ paid version is installed and running, I have received two hard system freezes. I have to do a hard power down to recover from it. I uninstalled the BD software and have not had any freezes in 2 weeks. I contacted BD support, sent them my Support Tool Log and they advised me today:
"After checking the system specifications you have provided us with, it seems that the processor's frequency is lower than the minimum requirement which is at least 2.0GHz (2000MHz). If you still wish to use Bitdefender, please note that these slowdowns are normal due to the fact that this device does not meet the recommended specifications."
It's difficult for me to believe that a brand new fairly expensive laptop doesn't meet BD specifications. Any similar experiences or ideas? I don't have any other virus protection or malware programs running.
My HP Spectre x360 - 13-aw0020nr system is <4 months since I purchased it from HP and is as follows:
Windows 10 Home 64-bit Microprocessor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-1065G7 CPU @ 1.30GHz
I bought into the hype that BD was a top virus scanner. Again, hard to believe that they tell me my <4 month old system doesn't meet their specs. I'll try MBAM and see where that goes. Thanks for your reply WAWood.
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